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The R.I. Department of Transportation was busy Tuesday preparing a section of Bristol Ferry Road in Portsmouth for a road reduction which is expected to go into effect by Wednesday afternoon, May 21.

Bristol Ferry lane reduction in effect by Wednesday

PORTSMOUTH — A “road diet” for Bristol Ferry Road should go into effect by tomorrow afternoon, a spokeswoman for the R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) said today. However, it seemed the bulk of the work was already completed by 5 p.m. Tuesday. RIDOT is reducing a 1.2-mile stretch of Bristol Ferry Road — from Turnpike Avenue

Letter: Please attend meeting on road diet

To the editor: On Monday, March 31, at 6 p.m., the Portsmouth Town Council will hold a public hearing in their council chambers about the proposed road diet on Bristol Ferry Road that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) recently announced. The Town Council is being very generous with their time and this is

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DOT shares plans to replace I-195 Warren Avenue on-ramp with City Council

EAST PROVIDENCE — Representatives from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) presented plans for the reconstruction of the Interstate 195 westbound on-ramp at the foot of Warren Avenue to the East Providence City Council at its meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 19. The $3 million project would be performed under a relatively new RIDOT program


Experts for Portsmouth: Federal law prohibits Sakonnet Bridge toll

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Federal law prohibits the implementation of tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge, say two experts whose written testimony has been included in the Town of Portsmouth’s lawsuit to get the toll removed. Portsmouth Town Solicitor Kevin Gavin, in a motion filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence, included the opinion signed by Marcus