I’m sure many of you are aware, their are hopes of some major federal stimulus funding for “shovel-ready” state infrastructure projects on the horizon. Rhode Island, as I’m sure is true with every state, is scrambling to get their list of projects compiled and off to the federal government to be evaluated by Congress. The Projo had frontpage article listing shovel ready projects, ready to go out bid, in this morning’s paper. I was pleased to see the George Redman Linear Park at the top of this list.
The article cites RIDOT as the source for the information, but there is no guarantee that this list is in any way official. If you would like to see some of the state’s federal funds put towards this project, which would provide an excellent link between the East Bay Bike Path and Providence, I’d encourage you to contact RIDOT and let them know. Here is some contact information:
RIDOT Director ‘s Office