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: 12/3 – 12/9

Jamestown: Rte. 138 East and West, from Rte. 1 to the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge, watch for our crews in a moving operation for highway lighting work, Monday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. the following day.

Tiverton: Rte. 24 North and South, from Boyds Lane to Fish Rd., watch for our crews in a moving operation for highway lighting work, Monday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. the following day.

Middletown: East Main Rd. East and West, from Brookdale Rd. to West Main Rd., one lane open in each direction for construction, Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Newport: 3rd St. North and South, from Sycamore St. to Cypress St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority: 12/4-12/10

Newport Pell Bridge: Eastbound Right Lane Closure -12/5 to 12/9- 9 am to 4:30 pm Westbound Right Lane Closure- 12/5 and 12/6- 9 am to 3 pm and 12/8 and 12/9- 8 am to 3 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 – 12/5 to 12/9 – 9am to 3pm

Sakonnet River Bridge: There are currently no Lane Closures on the Sakonnet River Bridge.

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