NEWPORT PELL BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT

 

Permanent Single Lane Closures:

August 12, 2019 – November 2019: Deck Rehabilitation Work

March 2020 – December 2020: Deck Rehabilitation Work

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*November 17, 2020 – COMPLETION OF PHASE THREE OF 2020 NEWPORT PELL BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT*

-A press release has been issued concerning the completion for the season of Phase Three of the 2020 NPB Deck Rehabilitation Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE

Project Description

The Newport Pell Bridge Deck Rehabilitation Project consists of work performed on the Newport Pell Bridge within spans 2E to 22E (beginning where the bridge cable meets the road deck and moving 4500 feet towards Newport). The work to be performed includes the following as outlined below:

  • Partial depth hydro-demolition and replacement of the concrete on single lanes of the roadway deck.
  • Full depth demolition and replacement of reinforced concrete joint headers and installation of new joint seals at some piers
  • Other miscellaneous repairs/work items

 

Project Phases 2020

Phase One – March 23 – Late May:

  • Hydro demolition of Eastbound travel lane (outside lane travelling from Jamestown into Newport) of the bridge deck
  • Perform expansion joint header repair on the road deck
  • Perform routine maintenance

Phase Two – Early June – Early August:

  • Hydro demolition of Westbound passing lane (center lane travelling from Newport into Jamestown) of the bridge deck
  • Perform expansion joint header repair on the road deck
  • Perform routine maintenance

Phase Three – Mid-August – Early December:

  • Hydro demolition of Eastbound passing lane (center lane travelling from Jamestown into Newport) of the bridge deck
  • Perform expansion joint header repair on the road deck
  • Perform routine maintenance

 

Traffic Implications

  • Lane Closures Late March 2020 – December 2020: Single lane permanent lane closure will go into effect. Contraflow traffic controls, if enacted, will allow 2 lanes of traffic Eastbound into Newport and 1 lane out during morning rush hours (6:00am to 9:00am) and 2 lanes of traffic Westbound out of Newport and 1 lane in during evening rush hours (3:00pm to 6:00pm). Other lane closures may also be instituted throughout the entire duration of the project.   There will be NO Additional Lane Closures during major holidays and certain major events that are taking place in the City of Newport.
  • Overweight Vehicle Restriction: ALL vehicles with Gross Vehicle Weight OVER 80,000 pounds will be prohibited from crossing on the Newport Pell Bridge from August 12, 2019- December 2019 and April 2020- December 2020.
  • Overwide Vehicle Restriction: ALL vehicles which have a Width EXCEEDING 8’6″ will be prohibited from crossing on the Newport Pell Bridge from August 12, 2019- December 2019 and April 2020- December 2020.

 

Traffic Patterns

Daily Lane Closure: Single Lane Both Directions

 

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Afternoon Rush Hours Monday – Friday 

Previous Press Releases

*August 5, 2020 – COMPLETION OF PHASE TWO AND START OF PHASE THREE OF 2020 NEWPORT PELL BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT*

-A press release has been issued concerning the completion of Phase Two and the start of Phase Three of the 2020 NPB Deck Rehabilitation Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE

*June 1, 2020 – COMPLETION OF PHASE ONE AND START OF PHASE TWO OF 2020 NEWPORT PELL BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT*

-A press release has been issued concerning the completion of Phase One and the start of Phase Two of the 2020 NPB Deck Rehabilitation Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE.

*March 19, 2020 – BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT TO RESUME MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning the resumption of the NPB Deck Rehabilitation Project on Monday, March 23rd.  To read the release, CLICK HERE.

*BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION PROJECT TO RESUME THIS MONTH – MARCH 5, 2020*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning the next phase of the NPB Deck Rehabilitation Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE.

*FIRST SEQUENCE COMPLETION OF DECK REPAIR PROJECT – November 19, 2019*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning the completion of the first sequence of the NPB Deck Rehabilitation Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE.

*SPEED  & DISTRACTED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN – September 6, 2019*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning a multi-agency speed and distracted driving enforcement campaign in preparation for the NPB Deck Repair Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE.

*MULTI–AGENCY SPEED & DISTRACTED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN – July 24, 2019*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning a Multi-agency speed and distracted driving enforcement campaign in preparation for the NPB Deck Repair Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE. 

*NPB Deck Repair Project – May 6, 2019*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning the Newport Pell Bridge Deck Repair Project.  To read the release, CLICK HERE.

*NPB Deck Repair Project – April 15, 2019*

-A Press Release has been issued concerning the Newport Pell Bridge Deck Repair Project.  To read the release, CLICK

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