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 July 13 – 19, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Overnight

 Portsmouth//Tiverton: Rte. 24, from Hedley St. to Mass. state line, lane closures possible in a moving operation for sweeping, Wed. night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m.

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

Rhode Island Turnpike & Bridge Authority

The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of July 14 – 20, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Newport Claiborne Pell Bridge

  • Eastbound Right Lane Closure- 7/15 to 7/19- 9 am to 2:30 pm

Overnight:

  • Westbound Alternating Lane Closures- 7/14 to 7/18- 7 pm to 5 am
  • Eastbound Right Lane Closure- 7/16- 7:30 pm to 5 am

Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge – There are currently no Lane Closures on the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge.

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

Mount Hope Bridge – Overnight: Northbound Lane Closure- 7/15 to 7/18- 9 pm to 5 am

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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