November 8, 2017

Spring Dinner Meeting recap

Highway funding and safety regs are topics at CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting.

Allison Klein of ARTBA and Michael Gross of OSHA were featured speakers at May 24 event.

The FAST Act, the first long-term funding bill for surface transportation in …

November 8, 2017

Safety program gearing up

CIRI safety program gearing up for winter season.

Free training/seminars again planned for CIRI members.

For our member companies, the less-active winter season is an opportune time for employees to expand their knowledge and obtain key certifications. For the 2017-2018 …

November 8, 2017

SAFETY 1 Promo

Save 20% on Safety Apparel & Accessories.

With special CIRI member pricing through SAFETY 1.

November 8, 2017

Scholarship Awards

2017 Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships awarded.

Six students honored at CIRI Annual Spring Dinner Meeting.

Shown here at the scholarships presentation are: (front row) Cassidy DiRamio and Samantha Courtemanche; (back row) Daniel Page, Noah Kappel and Jackson Cronin. Andrea Skawinski …

November 8, 2017

RIDOT Program Update Q3

RhodeWorks Q3 report details April-June progress.

RIDOT expects $238M in total awards by end of FFY 2017.

On July 28, RIDOT issued its latest quarterly report documenting progress made by the RhodeWorks program during the third quarter of federal fiscal …

November 8, 2017
President's Letter

President’s Message

Some parting thoughts at the end of my term.

Michael D. D’Ambra CIRI President

The past four years have been an exciting period of post-recession rebirth for our industry. The process of helping to lead CIRI during this period has …

November 8, 2017

Support the CIRI PAC

The CIRI Political Action Committee needs your support:

To continue to protect the interests of our industry.

During the first six months of every year, the CIRI Political Action Committee (PAC) is your advocate at the Rhode Island General Assembly. …

November 8, 2017

John Everson tribute

John E. Everson [1952-2017]

In tribute to a limitless spirit for exploration and achievement.

John Everson, longtime CIRI board member, shown here against the backdrop of his coveted Extra EA 300/L aerobatic plane.

On July 13, longtime CIRI board member …

November 8, 2017

Member Email Addresses

We really need your email address. (Please?)

To simplify and streamline our member notification process, CIRI desperately needs to complete its email database. Just take a minute to send us a quick email. We thank you in advance.


November 8, 2017

Construction Career Days

Showing RI students the possibilities in construction.

RhodeWorks Construction Career Days at URI supported by CIRI.

The annual RhodeWorks Construction Career Days event, conducted by the URI Transportation Center, has become a valuable workforce development tool for the state’s transportation …

November 8, 2017

BOLD Act Generating Interest

BOLD Act proposed by ARTBA generating interest in Washington.

Comprehensive user-based funding model built on industry consensus.

Considering the political turmoil and competing interests in Washington, a trillion-dollar federal infrastructure initiative isn’t liable to be passed any time soon. As …

June 5, 2017
RhodeWorks Report

RhodeWorks to be advertised

Construction Contracts To Be Advertised

Project Expected Award Value ($M) FFY 2017 4Q • 7.1.17 to 9.30.17 Big River Bridge Jul 2017 1.5 Blackstone Bikeway 8C Sep 2017 2.8 Coventry – Local Safety Improvements Sep 2017 0.3 Cumberland I-295 Corridor…
May 24, 2017

Member Email Addresses

Member Email Addresses: Desperately Needed

If you haven’t sent us your email address yet, please do so. We really need to complete our email database, in order to simplify and streamline the member notification process. It’ll only take you a …

May 24, 2017

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new members.

IDS Highway Safety 136 Scott Road Cumberland, RI 02864

McGill Hose & Coupling 920 Broadway East Providence, RI 02914

Skanska USA Civil Northeast 1365 Main Street Waltham, MA 02451…

May 24, 2017

Support the CIRI PAC

Support the CIRI Political Action Committee:

Your advocate in a sea of proposed legislation.

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 …

May 24, 2017

Trump Infrastructure Budget

Trump administration proposes 2018 transportation budget.

Program changes would affect New Starts and TIGER grants.

While the administration’s budget details President Trump’s spending priorities, it does not provide the normal program-by-program details typically seen from a president who has been …

May 24, 2017

Fall Dinner Meeting recap

Brisk construction activity and opportunities discussed at CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting.

RIDOT’s Joe Baker and RWU Prof. Amine Ghanem featured at November 9 event.

As the RhodeWorks program kicked into full gear in 2016, RIDOT quickly put a substantial amount …

May 24, 2017
President's Letter

President’s Message

The benefits of being a CIRI member:

Michael D. D’Ambra CIRI President

There’s never been a better time to join.

Heavy and highway construction has always been a complex industry. Today, that is truer than ever. Accordingly, CIRI continues to …

May 24, 2017

RIDOT Program Update

RIDOT plans to award over $200M in contracts in 2017.

RhodeWorks Q1 & Q2 reports offer details on program accomplishments.

On January 30 and April 28, RIDOT issued a news release/report tandem summarizing progress made by the RhodeWorks program during …

May 24, 2017

New Website

New CIRI website launched to modernize image and increase engagement.

New mobile-friendly design also more flexible for site visitors.

To complement the 2016 redesign of both our brand identity and our Rhodework Review newsletter, CIRI has launched a new website. …

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