November 7, 2019

CIRI PAC appeal

Year-round protection for your interests:

Why the CIRI PAC needs your contribution.


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 Rhode …

November 7, 2019

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new members.


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November 7, 2019

President’s Message

A historic point in time for the RI construction industry.

Everywhere you look across Rhode Island today, you’ll see tangible results of the dynamic RhodeWorks program. Under the leadership of Director Alviti, RIDOT has totally revamped its methods and systems …

November 7, 2019

Spring Dinner Meeting recap

Continued progress of RhodeWorks program highlighted at CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting.

RI majority leaders Joe Shekarchi and Mike McCaffrey were featured speakers at May 22 event.

At our annual Spring Dinner Meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, leaders of …

November 7, 2019

RIDOT STIP Report Update

September 19 STIP report reflects major plan amendment.

Changing circumstances dictated need for July 18 request.

On September 19, RIDOT released the latest update to its State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) report — as mandated by federal regulations for highway …

November 7, 2019

Truck Tolling Year 1 Report

RI truck tolling exceeds first-year expectations.

$7.2 million in revenues expected to more than triple in second year.

Since its inception in June 2018, Rhode Island’s truck tolling program has added $7.2 million in revenues to the state’s coffers, slightly …

November 7, 2019

Safety Program preview 2019-2020

CIRI safety program set for 2020 winter season.

Free training offerings will focus on work-zone related courses.

An increasingly popular perk, our free training courses for employees of CIRI member companies enable them to expand their knowledge and certifications during …

November 5, 2019

Email Addresses Appeal

Got a minute? (Send us your email.)

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

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 8, 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 — …

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