June 8, 2019

CIRI PAC needs your help

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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 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

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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 …

November 15, 2018

RIDOT DBE Initiative for MBE

RIDOT rolls out DBE initiative for MBE contractors.

Jobsite traffic control personnel are first to be affected.

On a traditional jobsite, the safety plan is usually formulated by project engineers and monitored by an onsite supervisor. In the case of …

November 15, 2018

Dave Bauer new ARTBA Prez-CEO

Dave Bauer named President and CEO of ARTBA.

Succeeds Pete Ruane who retired after record 30-year term.

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has named Dave Bauer as President and CEO, effective January 1, 2019. Bauer, who has …

November 15, 2018

Spring Dinner Meeting recap

Upswing in construction and economy highlighted at CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting.

House Speaker Mattiello and RIDOT Director Alviti were featured speakers at May 17 event.

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

November 15, 2018

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new members.


Liddell Brothers, Inc. 600 Industrial Drive Halifax, MA 02338

Sinclair Risk & Financial Management 660 Roosevelt Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860…

November 15, 2018

Email Addresses Appeal

We really need email addresses.

Considering the cost and inefficiency of physical mailings, email is the way to go. But we still don’t have email addresses for the overwhelming majority of our members. Even if you think we have yours …

November 13, 2018

President’s Message

An energized spirit to help RhodeWorks to succeed.

Since the RhodeWorks legislation was enacted in February 2016, the quantity and quality of work awarded by RIDOT has been unprecedented. CIRI is not only proud to have played a major advocacy …

June 3, 2018

CIRI Board Appointments Cardi-Everson

CIRI announces new board appointments.

Steve Cardi and Dustin Everson named, respectively, as President and Treasurer.

For CIRI, 2018 began with the appointment of two new members, each for a two-year term, to our board of directors.

Stephen A. Cardi …

June 3, 2018

Scholarship Awards 2018

2018 Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships awarded.

Seven students honored as program marks its eighth year.

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

June 3, 2018

RIDOT 10-Year STIP Report

RIDOT releases latest 10-year STIP report.

State Transportation Improvement Program is roadmap for future projects.

From the outset of the RhodeWorks program, a key factor has been the expansion of forecasting for the scope and costs of the state’s overall …

June 3, 2018

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new members.


Barletta Heavy Division 40 Shawmut Road, Suite 200 Canton, MA 02021-1409

HAKS Engineers, P.C. 275 Promenade Street, Suite 202 Providence, RI 02908

Marcum LLP 155 South Main Street Providence, RI 02903

Stantec 260 West …

June 3, 2018

Safety Program Update

Another active winter for CIRI safety program.

Multiple training/seminar events, free for CIRI members.

In preparation for the busy spring construction season, the CIRI Safety Committee again held a variety of courses and seminars — all of them free for …

June 3, 2018

Fall Dinner Meeting recap

RhodeWorks progress and federal funding discussed at CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting.

RIDOT Director Alviti and Nick Goldstein of ARTBA were featured speakers at November 8 event.

At our annual Fall Dinner Meeting, the CIRI assemblage was updated on recent developments …

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