RISP

Winter Storm Updates

Feb 9, 2017
Elisabeth Harrison / RIPR

Snow has piled up throughout the region and roadways are dangerous. RIPTA suspended service for the evening because of worsening conditions. I-95 has reopened but state police are urging motorists to stay off the roads. Providence and several other cities closed schools again Friday.

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The Rhode Island State Police have beefed up patrols, cracking down on drunken drivers. State police are also pulling over drivers for texting and driving and not wearing a seat belt.