November 30, 2020 6:45 PM Due to decreased wind speeds, high profile vehicle restrictions have been lifted from the Newport Pell and Jamestown Verrazzano Bridges. To read a press release concerning the lifting of vehicle restrictions, CLICK HERE....
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority E-ZPass and Administration offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 26, 2020 and will reopen for regular business hours on Friday, November 27th.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has issued a press release concerning bridge inspections conducted following the earthquake that occurred on Sunday, November 8, 2020. To read the press release, CLICK HERE.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority E-ZPass and Administration offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observance of Veterans Day. For a complete list of holidays observed by the State of Rhode Island, CLICK HERE.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority operates and maintains the Newport Pell, Mount Hope, Jamestown Verrazzano and Sakonnet River Bridges along with Route 138 through Jamestown and ten smaller bridges associated with this highway and the approaches to the four major bridges.
ALERT: DUE TO HIGH WINDS ONLY AUTOMOBILES, PICKUP TRUCKS, FLATBED TRAILERS, COMMERCIAL BUSES AND HEAVY-LADEN TRACTOR/TRAILERS ARE PERMITTED TO CROSS THE NEWPORT PELL AND JAMESTOWN BRIDGES AT THIS TIME.