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Portsmouth issues stop-work order on bridge building

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

The Town of Portsmouth has issued a stop-worker order on a building associated with the toll gantry on the Sakonnet River Bridge.

PORTSMOUTH — A structure on the Sakonnet River Bridge has run afoul of the town’s building code, according to Portsmouth officials. On Friday, Building Inspector George Medeiros slapped a stop-work order on a structure that may be connected to the new toll gantry that was installed last week. “It’s a stop-work order on some building […]

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Portsmouth to Chafee: Tolls will kill business

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Gov. Chafee steps back while DOT Director Michael Lewis takes comments.

PORTSMOUTH — There was nothing on the agenda about bridge tolls, but the packed house inside and out at Portsmouth Town Hall Thursday morning wanted to hear about little else from their governor. The crowd filled town council chambers and the hallway outside. Many others peered through open windows from the parking lot in hopes […]

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