June 16, 2019

Email Addresses Appeal

Are we still missing your email address?

We’re still in need of email addresses for most of the people at our member companies. This is key to helping us serve you better with the latest CIRI news and announcements — …

June 16, 2019

CIRI PAC needs your help

The CIRI PAC needs your help.

Contribute today to help safeguard our industry.


Every January, the Rhode Island Legislature convenes for the better part of six months to propose new laws. Many of these laws, if passed, will affect …

June 16, 2019

RIDOT STIP Report Update

Latest STIP report outlines path forward for 2019.

Key roadmap for ongoing RhodeWorks success.

On April 2, RIDOT released the latest update to its State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) report — as mandated by federal regulations for highway and transit …

June 16, 2019

President’s Message

America is past due for a viable infrastructure plan.

At the invitation of Congressman Jim Langevin of Rhode Island, who continues to be a strong advocate for new infrastructure investment, I had the honor of attending the 2019 State of …

June 16, 2019

Scholarship Awards 2019

2019 Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships awarded.

Six students honored at CIRI Annual Spring Dinner Meeting.

Marking the ninth year of its scholarship program, CIRI has awarded $3,500 to each of six students to apply to their college studies. Since its …

June 12, 2019

Construction Career Days

RI Construction Career Days is now a biannual event.

Enables students to learn about the industry firsthand.

As many baby boomers are now reaching retirement, the average age of a worker in the skilled trades is approximately 50 years old …

June 11, 2019

RWU Competition Team 2018

RWU competition teams win big in ASC regional event.

Only school placing in three categories in 2018 competitions.

In November 2018, supported by a travel grant from CIRI, the Roger Williams University teams earned multiple honors at the Associated Schools …

June 11, 2019

Truck Tolling 9-Month Report

RI truck tolling gantries deliver as projected for first 9 months.

Monthly activity on track for initial two gantries.

When RIDOT activated its first two truck tolling gantries on June 11 of last year, it projected an average of 177,292 …

June 11, 2019

Safety Week 2019 Recap

Safety awareness/training kicks off active spring season.

CIRI-led effort coincides with National Safety Week.

National Safety Week, which takes place annually the first week in May, has become a key tradition for the construction industry. Again in 2019, CIRI sponsored …

June 11, 2019

Legislative Watch 2019

Legislative Watch

Issues on the horizon in the RI General Assembly.

Our organization’s activities in government relations provide a significant service to CIRI members and the construction industry at large. During the 2019 General Assembly sessions, CIRI’s efforts have again …

June 11, 2019

Fall Dinner Meeting recap

RhodeWorks success and road ahead discussed at CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting.

Senate President Ruggerio and RIDOT Director Alviti were featured speakers at November 15 event.

At our annual Fall Dinner Meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, CIRI members were …

June 11, 2019

Dig Safe seminar 2019

Dig Safe safety seminar co-sponsored by CIRI.

February 26 event held in conjunction with National Grid.

A free service funded entirely by its member utility companies, Dig Safe® is a not-for-profit clearinghouse that notifies participating utility companies of contractors’ plans …

June 11, 2019

URI Field Visits

Jobsite/plant visits provide real-world perspective for URI juniors.

CIRI member companies continue annual tradition.

For students engaged in Civil Engineering (CVE), the opportunity to see working operations firsthand is a valuable addition to the curriculum. During the last week of …

June 7, 2019

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new members.


RICON Construction PO Box 8137 Cranston, RI 02920

Shawmut Equipment Company 20 Tolland Turnpike Manchester, CT 06042

S&R Corporation 706 Broadway Street Lowell, MA 01854

WSP USA 2374 Post Road Warwick, RI 02886…

February 22, 2019

Candidates wanted for Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships.

Candidates wanted for Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships.

Application period open through April 19, 2019.

CIRI will again award Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships in 2019 to graduating seniors. As the program enters its ninth year, a total of six scholarships will …

November 15, 2018

Truck Tolling Q1 Report

RI truck tolling revenue is exceeding expectations.

RIDOT issues first quarter report for initial pair of gantries.

One of the more innovative and debated elements of the RhodeWorks program is its truck tolling program for specific types of tractor trailers. …

November 15, 2018

RIDOT STIP Report Update

Latest STIP report for RIDOT shows minor adjustments.

State Transportation Improvement Program is roadmap for future projects.

On September 9, RIDOT released the latest update to its State Transportation Improvement Program report, as mandated by federal regulations for highway and …

November 15, 2018

CIRI co-sponsors 31st RITRC Forum

CIRI was key co-sponsor of annual Rhode Island Transportation Forum.

31st event was held at URI on October 26.

With the theme of “Transportation Infrastructure Durability and Sustainable System for Eternal Peace and Prosperity,” the annual Rhode Island Transportation Forum …

November 15, 2018

CIRI PAC safeguarding our industry

Safeguarding our industry is a continual challenge:

Contribute to the CIRI PAC today.


The CIRI Political Action Committee (PAC) advocates throughout the year to protect the interests of our industry and our state. This is particularly true during the …

November 15, 2018

Safety Program preview 2018-2019

CIRI safety program ramping up as winter approaches.

Diverse offering of free training/seminars again on the horizon.

For our 2018-2019 program, the CIRI Safety Committee has again compiled a variety of courses and seminars — which are free for employees …

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