Newport Pell Bridge Toll Rates (per crossing)
|E-ZPass (non-resident)||$2.00 per axle|
|Video Toll Rate (effective 12/1/2021)||$3.00 per axle|
*NOTE: IF YOU ARE TOWING A TRAILER YOU ARE NO LONGER CONSIDERED A 2-AXLE VEHICLE
Newport Pell Bridge Rhode Island E-ZPass Discount Plans
*Discount plans apply to RITBA issued transponders only and your 2-axle vehicle must be less than 7,000 lbs. GVW (gross vehicle weight). Transponders issued by other tolling agencies are charged the Newport Pell Bridge Toll Rates (per crossing) as seen in the table above.
|Resident (RIR)||$0.83||Available to Rhode Island Residents only. Must show proof of RI residency for discount plan to be applied.|
|Unlimited (RIUNL)||$40.00 every 30 days||Unlimited travel on the Newport Pell Bridge only. This plan is automatically renewed every 30 days and is specific to each transponder.|
|Rhode Island Gross Vehicle Weight (RIGVW)||$0.83||2-axle passenger vehicles between 7001-8000 lbs. gross vehicle weight(GVW). Proof of RI residency and proof of GVW is required.|
|Thirty Day Frequent User (RI6)||$0.91||Available to non-Rhode Island residents using the Newport Pell Bridge only. This plan is automatically renewed every 30 days and is specific to each transponder.|
The Business Office and the Chief Supervisors Plaza Office are located adjacent to the Toll Plaza on the Jamestown side of the Newport Pell Bridge. For E-ZPass information, including establishing RI residency, see our EZPass Page .
Unpaid Toll Invoice
An Unpaid Toll Invoice is a form filled out by the driver that is the result of having no cash, or credit/debit card to pay the toll, no E-ZPass transponder in the vehicle, or an invalid E-ZPass transponder while going through the gated lanes at the Newport Pell Bridge. You may contact the Administration Office for assistance with unpaid toll invoices at 401-423-0800, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
Note: If you have gone through the Open Road Tolling lanes and did not have an E-ZPass please call 1-877-743-9727 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.
Any person who does not have funds to pay the required toll for the Newport Pell Bridge will be issued an Unpaid Toll Invoice by the Authority. The invoice will require the payment of the toll at $5.00 per axle which is to be paid within fourteen (14) days from the date of issue to avoid fees. Payment can be done either by U.S. cash in person or by mailing a check payable to RITBA. The address would be:
Toll Administration Department
P.O. Box 437
Jamestown, RI 02835-0437
FEES FOR NONPAYMENT OF TOLL
- On day 15 an additional $40.00 fee is added;
- On day 46 an additional $35.00 fee is added;
- If not paid at this point in time, the unpaid toll invoice could become a matter of the courts.
All disputes concerning the issuance of this Unpaid Toll Invoice shall be made in writing to the address provided above within fourteen (14) days of the date of this Unpaid Toll Invoice.