Sakonnet Bridge opening bittersweet

Posted 9/24/12

Even for those who knew the new northbound span had opened, Thursday's was a memorable morning commute for those headed off-island from Portsmouth to Tiverton across the Sakonnet River Bridge.

By the Hummocks, barriers guided them right and …

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