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September

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.

New commercial restrictions on Pell Bridge Newport.

New commercial restrictions on Pell Bridge Newport.
To read the press release please 
click here.

New bridge rule

Starting January 1st, all commercial vehicles weighing over 26,000 lbs must use RIGHT HAND LANE and go through the Toll Plaza (Not Open Road Tolling) on the Newport Pell Bridge.

New Permit

Starting January 1st, New permit forms and guidelines have been posted for Overweight and Overwide vehicles. Click here to view.

Christmas Eve and Christmas

On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 the RITBA E-ZPass and Administration offices will be closing at 2:00pm. The offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014. 

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