Narragansett Bay

Newport, RI The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the near future, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA).

All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

RIDOT Notices – November 3 – 9

Newport County


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Temporary Road Closure

Portsmouth: Park Ave. East and West, from East Main Rd. to Narragansett Ave., is closed to through traffic for construction through mid-November. Follow signed detour.

Weekday

 Middletown: Rte. 138A (Aquidneck Ave.) at Green End Ave., alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Newport: Rte. 138 East and West, from the 3rd St. overpass to Admiral Kalfbus Rd., right lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 Portsmouth: Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Boyds Lane to Turnpike Ave., one lane open at all times for paving, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Expect delays.

 Portsmouth: Rte. 138 East and West, from Union St. to Turnpike Ave., right shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon. and Wed.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

  All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Visit RIDOT’s Travel Advisories website for a full listing of statewide lane closures.

RITBA Notices – November 4 – 10

Claiborne Pell Bridge

  • Westbound Right Lane Closure- 11/5 to 11/9- 7 am to 3 pm
  • Eastbound Right Lane Closure- 11/5 to 11/9- 9 am to 3 pm
  • Eastbound and Westbound Left Lane Closure- 11/5 to 11/9- 9 am to 3 pm

Overnight:

  • Alternating Eastbound and Westbound Right and Left Lane Closures-11/4 to 11/8- 9 pm to 5 am

Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge

  • There are currently no Lane Closures on the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge.

 

Route 138 Connector

  • There are currently no Lane Closures on the Route 138 Connector.

 

Mount Hope Bridge

  • Northbound Rolling Lane Closure- 11/8- 3:30 am to 6 am
  • Southbound Rolling Lane Closure- 11/9- 3:30 am to 6 am

 

Sakonnet River Bridge

  • Northbound and Southbound Alternating Rolling Lane Closure- 11/5 and 11/8- 9 am to 3 pm
  • *The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is currently removing the old Sakonnet River Bridge. Expect construction vehicles to enter and leave the site possibly causing brief delays Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 am – 3:30 pm.

 

The schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Real Time Traffic Updates page at http://www.ritba.org/real-timetraffic or follow us on Twitter @RIEZPASS for the most current information.

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