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Mt Hope

The Mount Hope Bridge deck patching northbound and southbound will begin Wednesday, October 21, 2015 between 9am-3pm. Work is expected to last approximately 5-7 days.

The Conanicut Raptors have flown south for the winter!

The Conanicut Raptors have flown south for the winter! 

October Closing

The RITBA E-ZPass and Administration offices will be closed Monday, October 12, 2015 for Columbus Day


Newport Pell Bridge Construction Update :: Painting and Steel Repair continue on the eastern span of the Newport Pell Bridge through November. There will be periodic lane closures during non-commuter hours.


The September Board Meeting for Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has been moved from Wednesday, September 9, 2015 and Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

The Conanicut Raptors have returned

The Conanicut Raptors have returned! Click here to view the WebCam.

Median Barrier Construction on the Newport Pell Bridge FAQS

Click here for the Median Barrier Construction on the Newport Pell Bridge FAQS.

Construction Update: Newport Pell Bridge

RITBA would like to provide the following update on the installation of the permanent median barrier on the Newport Pell Bridge. 

Median Barriers

RITBA starts construction of new median barriers on the Newport Pell Bridge. Expect delays during commuter hours through the beginning of May. Click here for safety flyer / Click here for the presentation on median barriers.

April Board Meeting

The next Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Authority Offices in Jamestown.