Road construction planned for Catherine Street at Bellevue Avenue this week

The Newport Police Department has passed along the following information regarding road construction happening this week on Bellevue Avenue.

Road Construction will be taking place on Catherine Street at Bellevue Avenue on Tuesday, May 21st. Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Work will consist of the final concrete restoration from previous work done by National Grid Gas.  The sub-contractor Hartford Paving will be completing the work. Police Officers will be onsite to facilitate traffic.   

Work will consist of:

  • Tuesday 5/21:
    • saw cutting the concrete roadway sections with short closures of Catherine
  • Wednesday 5/22:
    • Excavation and removal of concrete and pouring of new concrete roadway
    • Bellevue Ave northbound will be detoured eastbound onto Old Beach Rd to RI Ave to Kay Street from 7am until concrete is poured, then Bellevue Ave will be fully open northbound in late afternoon/early evening
    • Catherine Street from Bellevue Ave to Brinley Street will remain closed 24 hrs. a day.
    • Anyone needing access to businesses or homes within closed section of Catherine will be allowed access via police officers onsite.
  • Thursday 5/23:
    • Joint Sealing and concrete curing. (no vehicle traffic allowed on Catherine)
    • Anyone needing access to businesses or homes within closed section of Catherine will be allowed access via police officers onsite.
  • Friday 5/24
    • Roadway to be fully open and passable by 7am.
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