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RITBA Launches "Mount Your E-ZPass Transponder" Campaign

The Rhode Island Turnpike Bridge Authority announced today it has launched a campaign to urge motorists using the Newport Pell Bridge to properly mount their E-ZPass transponder.  Read the full announcement here.

Night work will commence on the Newport Pell Bridge Monday 6/20/16 through Thursday 6/23/16 from 8PM to 5AM.

Also, Storm Drain cleaning will occur on Rt. 138 in Jamestown this Monday and Tuesday from 5AM to 5PM ( excluding rush hour periods ).

Newport Bridge painting project and deck repairs will continue through November with periodic lane closures.

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority's Administration and E-ZPass offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th.


  • NEWPORT BRIDGE ALERT: Accident is cleared. Westbound high speed/open road tolling lane is reopen to traffic. 1 day 2 hours ago
  • NEWPORT BRIDGE ALERT: Westbound high speed/open road tolling lane closed due to 3 car accident. Please stay to the right. 1 day 2 hours ago
  • NEWPORT PELL BRIDGE ALERT: There will be construction tonight from approximately 8:00pm-5:00am. 1 day 18 hours ago
  • Using your E-ZPass is easy, fast, and convenient, but make sure to fund your account and mount your transponder before traveling. 1 day 23 hours ago


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