Newport Police Department has announced that National Grid Gas will be working on Bellevue Ave at  John St. on Monday, September 28, 2020. This work is the final concrete  restoration of the roadway from recent maintenance work. The temporary asphalt will be removed and new concrete will be poured to match the  existing roadway. 

Bellevue Ave northbound traffic at Memorial Blvd will be detoured. Traffic  Northbound on Bellevue Ave will be detoured to Spring Street and Americas  Cup Ave beginning at 7am. Northbound traffic will be reopened to traffic  by the end of the work day on Monday 9/28. 

All businesses and residences will remain accessible. Police officers will be  onsite to facilitate traffic.

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

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