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Tom Ladd (left) and Scott Stipetic program different lighting themes on the Sakonnet River Bridge Sept. 10. They set up alongside the bike path at 1 p.m. and were still there nearly nine hours later. Photo by Jim McGaw.

About 25 lighting schemes programmed for Sakonnet Bridge

About 25 lighting schemes programmed for Sakonnet Bridge

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Drivers have either been dazzled or bewildered by the colorful light shows on the new Sakonnet River Bridge. Well, brace yourself. You ain’t seen nothing yet. The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has programmed specific color schemes for no fewer than 25 different holidays and special days throughout the year. RITBA, a

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