Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week.

Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell Bridge will resume Sunday, May 12th

Rhode Island Department of Transportation

The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of May 11-17, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Visit RIDOT’s Travel Advisories website for a full listing of statewide lane closures. Follow them on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTnews for up-to-the-minute travel information.

Weekday

Middletown: Rte. 138A (Aquidneck Ave.) at Purgatory Rd., Crescent Rd. and Green End Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Overnight

Portsmouth/Tiverton: Rte. 24 North and South, from West Main Rd. to Mass. line, right lane closures and ramp narrowing for sweeping, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Rhode Island Turnpike & Bridge Authority

The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of May 12-18, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Newport Claiborne Pell Bridge:

Eastbound Open Road Tolling (ORT) Lane Closure- 5/15 and 5/16- 9 am to 2 pm

Westbound Left lane Closure- 5/16- 8 am to 2 pm

Eastbound Left lane Closure- 5/16- 9 am to 2 pm

Overnight: Westbound Right Lane Closure- 5/12 to 5/18- 7 pm to 5:30 am

Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge: Westbound Right Lane Closure- 5/13- 9 am to 2:30 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.

Visit RITBA’s Travel Advisories website for updates and more information.

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