Tag Archives: Sakonnet River Bridge Tolls

RIDOT Director Michael P. Lewis, standing as he did the entire meeting, listens to Rep. Jay Edwards (D-Dist. 7) speak against tolls. Behind Mr. Edwards in queue is a Lincoln man who supports tolls, the only person speaking in their favor.

Hundreds in Tiverton condemn bridge tolls in marathon meeting

TIVERTON — Over 350 people packed  the Tiverton High School auditorium Tuesday night, with still more watching from the cafeteria across the hall, for the second of two public sessions hosted by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to debate tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge. RIDOT Director Michael P. Lewis took the floor,