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

City of Newport – Sewer main repairs scheduled for Memorial Boulevard/Thames Street intersection

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 6 – 12, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Overnight

Route 138: 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.-Thurs. 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

The following road and lane closure notices are effective for the week of July 7 – 13, 2019. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Newport Claiborne Pell Bridge

Westbound Left Lane Closure- 7/8 to 7/9- 7:30 am to 2 pm

Eastbound Right Lane Closure- 7/9- 9 am to 3:30 pm

Westbound ORT (Open Road Tolling) Closure- 7/10- 7 am to 2:30 pm

Eastbound ORT (Open Road Tolling) Closure- 7/10- 9 am to 2:30 pm

Eastbound Right Lane Closure- 7/11- 9 am to 2:30 pm Overnight:

Westbound Right Lane Closure- 7/7 to 7/12- 7 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

Southbound Lane Closure- 7/9 to 7/10- 9 am to 3 pm Overnight: Northbound Lane Closure- 7/8 to 7/12- 9 pm to 5 am

Sakonnet River Bridge Northbound Left Lane Closure- 7/9- 7:30 am to 2 pm

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

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