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: 1/28-2/3

Newport: In order to accommodate construction work at the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center, motorists will experience a right lane closure on America’s Cup Ave., from Gladys Carr Bolhouse Rd. to West Marlborough St., through June 2017.  RIPTA has designated temporary bus stop locations along America’s Cup Avenue since the Visitors’ Center boarding area will be closed for the duration of the project.  For more information, please visit https://www.ripta.com/newport-gateway-center

Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority: 1/29-2/4

Newport Pell Bridge: Westbound Right Lane Closure -1/30- 7 am to 7 pm -1/31 to 2/3- 7 am to 3 pm Eastbound Right Lane Closure -1/31 and 2/2- 9 am to 5 pm

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

Route 138 Connector: East and Westbound Right Lane Closure- 2/1- 7 am to noon

Mount Hope Bridge: There are currently no Lane Closures on the Mount Hope Bridge.

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

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