Newport Police Department has announced that on Thursday, June 15, 2017, from the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the area between 543 Thames Street (Underwood Court) to 651 Thames Street (Narragansett Avenue) will be closed.

This closure will be for paving the area by Hartford Paving. Road closure and detour signs will be in place as well as uniformed Newport Police Officers to assist in traffic control.

Newport Police Department advisors drivers to plan your travels accordingly.

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