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

Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell Bridge has resumed

Rhode Island Department of Transportation

The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of June 29 – July 5, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.


Jamestown/Newport/North Kingstown: Rte. 138 East and West from Rte. 1 to Admiral Kalbfus Rd., watch out for crews in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Tues. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Visit RIDOT’s Travel Advisories website for a full listing of statewide lane closures.

Rhode Island Turnpike & Bridge Authority

RITBA has not release their road construction schedule for the week ahead.

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

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