Learn more about City Centre Warwick, New England's new transit-oriented development hub and premier gateway to Rhode Island.
It's Your Right. The Law Is There To Protect You.
Fair housing is a civil right protected by federal law. The City of Warwick's Community Development Office is here to answer your questions and take action, if necessary, to protect you and / or your family from housing discrimination.
Flood hazard maps, also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), are important tools in the effort to protect lives and properties in Warwick. They indicate the risk for flooding throughout the City. However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.
The City of Warwick provides a wide range of facilities for both recreation and athletics. From skating and swimming to dog shows and quilting, the Recreation department is a valuable contributor to our quality of life.
Warwick delivers the development, support, and cutting-edge infrastructure needed to propel companies beyond their local ambitions. Our focus on intermodal transportation means easy access to any destination; the convergence of air, road and rail travel in one place brings unparalleled convenience to businesses on the move.
The Personnel Department’s goal is provide all citizens a fair and reasonable opportunity to serve and receive quality public service by following the provisions of the City’s Personnel Merit System Ordinance and all State and Federal Standards.
The City of Warwick has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire City of Warwick at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute.
CodeRED® employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines.
Residents are advised that McDermott pool will be closed for power washing, touch up painting and masonry work for one week beginning Monday, September 1, 2014. The projected reopening date is Saturday, September 6, 2014, provided that the paint and cement have dried. Updates will be posted on the city’s website.
Apponaug Circulator, Warwick as of 8/18/14
Post Road - West Shore Road to Veterans Memorial Drive
By mid-week, concrete road base removal will continue and temporary asphalt pavement is anticipated to be placed. We will then begin installing a new water main. Two lanes will be closed during construction activities weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Demolition of the former Bank of America building and the installation of new utility poles is anticipated to be underway within the coming weeks.
Centerville Road - Diamond Hill Road to Tollgate Road
Tree trimming and removal is anticipated in advance of National Grid's new overhead electrical wire installation from Diamond Hill Road to Tollgate Road. Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., motorists can expect a short-term one-lane closure during these operations.
Veterans Memorial Drive Extension (Former Mill Site)
Tree clearing and installation of erosion control devices will continue within the limits of the former Mill Site. We'll also prepare for underground foundation and pipe removal.
Veterans Memorial Drive - Post Road to Greenwich Avenue
Removal of the concrete road base, located on the southern half of the roadway, is anticipated to begin by week's end or the following week. Two lanes will be closed during construction activities weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, including schedules and detour maps, please visit www.dot.ri.gov/apponaug/
Barton Corner Bridge, Warwick as of 8/18/14
Beginning Monday, the following ramps and exits will be closed for construction for the entire 11-day period:
Route 2 North and South (from Division Street in East Greenwich to just south of James P. Murphy Industrial Highway in West Warwick) will be closed for bridge demolition:
I-95 North and South at Exit 8 (Route 2), alternating lane closures for construction, Sunday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
For more information, including schedules and detour maps, please visit www.dot.ri.gov/BartonCorner