Mt. Hope Bridge to be decked out for its 90th birthday

Red, white and blue lighting from Oct. 24-27

Posted 10/22/19

PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — The Mt. Hope Bridge was dedicated and opened on Oct. 24, 1929, and the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) will be dressing it up for its 90th …

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