The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has issued a press release concerning the completion of the transition to All-Electronic Tolling on the Pell Bridge. To read the press release, CLICK HERE.
The next Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 8:30 am, at the Authority’s office in Jamestown. To review the November Board Meeting Agenda, CLICK HERE.
October 27, 2021 8:49 AM The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority is lifting restrictions on the Newport Pell and Jamestown Verrazzano Bridges for all but high profile vehicles. Automobiles, pickup trucks, flatbed trailers and commercial buses may cross these...
October 27, 2021 6:09 AM NEWPORT PELL AND JAMESTOWN VERRAZZANO BRIDGES CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WINDS To read the press release concerning the closure, CLICK HERE. For more information on weather related restrictions, 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.