The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has issued a press release concerning a multi-agency speed and distracted driving enforcement campaign to focus on Route 138 and the Newport Pell Bridge. To read the press release, CLICK HERE.
The July 10, 2019 Board Meeting of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority originally scheduled on the annual calendar has been cancelled. The next Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 8:30 am at the Authority’s office in...
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.