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Archives for April 24, 2017

Pell Bridge Run

Overweight, Oversized Vehicles Will Be Temporarily Prohibited from Crossing Newport Pell Bridge

All oversized and overweight vehicles will be prohibited from traveling on the Pell Bridge from mid-May through the end of June, according to the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA). A bridge deck replacement project on the bridge will prohibit Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 80,000 pounds and vehicles with width exceeding 8 feet 6

Obituary for Kenneth R. Silvia

Kenneth R. Silvia, age 70, passed away peacefully at his home in Jamestown, RI on Friday April 21, 2017. Born in Fall River, MA on April 16, 1947, he was the son of the late Manuel and the late Beatrice (Martin) Silvia. He is the beloved husband of 47 years of Peggy (Aguiar) Silvia and