Mt. Hope Bridge Weight Restrictions
All inquiries regarding the above will be directed to the Director of Engineering or a designee.
RI Over-The-Road Permits
A vehicle exceeding the limitations below is required to secure an "over-the-road" permit from the State of Rhode Island. This is handled by the Registry of Motor Vehicles at: Oversize Permits 401-588-3011. RI State Police need to be notified by all over-width vehicles so that they can provide a mandatory escort over the bridge.
The regulations from the Motor Vehicle Act of the State of Rhode Island for all highways and bridges impose limitations as follows:
Vehicles exceeding the above sizes must obtain a State of RI permit and contact the Director of Engineering or a designee for approval to cross the bridge.