The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the near future, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA).

All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

RIDOT (Jan. 5 – 11)

No lane closures scheduled at this time.

RITBA (Jan. 6 – 12)

Newport Claiborne Pell Bridge: Westbound Left Lane Closure- 1/7- 9 am to 2 pm

Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge: Westbound Right Lane Closure-1/12- 9 am to 3 pm

Route 138 Connector: There are currently no Lane Closures on the Route 138 Connector.

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.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).