Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is in the beginning stages of planning the reconfiguring of the Pell Bridge Interchange and is currently seeking the public’s opinion on a variety of designs.

On WADK 1540AM today, we chatted about the project, its status, how you can provide concerns and feedback, and the eight proposed designs. Representative Lauren Carson (D – Dist. 75, Newport) also called into the program to share her and Senator Euer’s (D – Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown) urge to the public to get involved in the process.




For More Information

For more information, visit http://pellbridge-ea.com/.

Click here to complete the survey by end of the day on August 24th, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PellBridgeApproachesAlternatives.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).