Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week.

Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 12/19 – 12/23

Newport: Broadway at Marlborough St., shoulder closures possible for construction, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Newport: Rte. 238 (JT Connell Hwy.) North and South, from Van Zandt Ave. to the on-ramp to Rte. 138 West, partial lane closures/narrowing for a bridge inspection, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority: 12/18 – 12/24

Newport Pell Bridge: Eastbound Right Lane Closure -12/19 to 12/23- 9 am to 4:30 pm Westbound Right Lane Closure -12/20 & 12/22- 9 am to 4:30 pm

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 Lane Closure – 12/19 to 12/22 – 9am to 3pm Sakonnet River Bridge There are currently no Lane Closures on the Sakonnet River Bridge.

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