The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority’s Administration and E-ZPass offices will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. To see the list of Rhode Island State Holidays, CLICK HERE.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has issued a press release concerning the launch of a speed study being conducted on the Newport Pell and Jamestown Verrazzano Bridges. To read the press release, 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.