WADK Encore
6:00pm - 6:00am
WADK Encore

1540 WADK.com Updates

Newport Bridge To Close Center Lanes For Construction

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority says construction is closing the center lanes on the Newport side of the Newport Pell Bridge.

The installation of an anchoring system has begun in Newport and an anchoring system is to be installed next week in Jamestown.

Beginning April 6, installation will begin for a median on the bridge

Commuters are advised to expect delays.

Construction is expected to last until mid-May. Progress on the median barrier installation can be followed on RITBA's Facebook page and Twitter feed and by visiting RITBA.org.



Closings & Delays


Hurricane Preparedness


image of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Rhode Island Features

On Facebook