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White Church Bridge closed periodically to westbound traffic

By   /  October 2, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

A police officer stands near the intersection of Massasoit and Martin Avenues, reminding motorists that westbound traffic is not permitted over the White Church Bridge from 9 a.m to 3 p.m.

All motorists looking to cross the White Church Bridge from Massasoit Avenue toward County Road were being turned back on Wednesday morning, Oct. 2. The partial closure followed a full bridge closure Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Crews started work Tuesday night at about 8 p.m., installing median barriers atop the 74 year-old span that […]

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Barrington school officials concerned about bridge work

By   /  September 27, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

The White Church Bridge was closed to traffic on Tuesday night, Oct. 1.

Barrington School Department officials are anxious to see how construction along the White Church Bridge, which starts on Monday morning, will impact student busing. Superintendent Michael Messore and Finance Director Ron Tarro said they have been discussing the situation with the bus company, First Student, and are asking people to leave a little earlier than […]

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Barrington schools brace for upcoming bridge work

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

According to the DOT, work on the White Church Bridge will begin Sept. 30.

  Barrington public school administrators sent out an e-mail to parents on Tuesday alerting them to a possible change in bus schedules due to the upcoming White Church Bridge replacement project. The e-mail, which was shared with Sowams School parents, states that school officials met with First Student bus transportation representatives recently and planned to […]

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Work starts Sept. 30 on Barrington’s White Church Bridge

By   /  September 23, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

According to the DOT, work on the White Church Bridge will begin Sept. 30.

Construction crews will begin their work on the White Church Bridge on Monday, Sept. 30, according to an e-mail from a department of transportation official. The contractor has already installed temporary construction signs and will install temporary wheelchair ramps and a crosswalk “in preparation for closing the north bridge sidewalk” on Monday, Sept. 30. The […]

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Barrington’s White Church Bridge project goes to Cardi Corp.

By   /  September 10, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

According to the DOT, work on the White Church Bridge will begin Sept. 30.

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has selected a contractor to complete the White Church Bridge replacement project. State officials recently awarded the contract to Cardi Corporation; the total contract amount is $15.4 million, said DOT Spokeswoman Rose Amoros. “Prep work, such as surveying, is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks,” Ms. Amoros wrote […]

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White Church Bridge project to bring closures, one-way traffic

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

The White Church Bridge will be down to one lane and at times closed during upcoming construction.

Those heading to and from Hampden Meadows should expect one way traffic on the White Church Bridge for periods of time beginning as early as this fall. Rhode Island Department of Transportation bridge engineer David Fish said the bridge will only be open to traffic traveling from the White Church towards Massasoit Avenue for roughly […]

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White Church Bridge construction clears permitting hurdles

By   /  February 6, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

The White Church Bridge will be down to one lane and at times closed during upcoming construction.

The first phase of construction on the White Church Bridge could be underway by the end of this year, according to Rhode Island Department of Transportation Bridge Engineer David Fish. Mr. Fish delivered the town council with an update on the issue Monday night, including a 3-D modeling video highlighting each phase of construction. He said […]

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