$16M in federal funding secured for Newport Cliff Walk repairs

WALKERS HEADING south on the Newport Cliff Walk are stopped at Narragansett Avenue by fencing because part of the historic walk collapsed about two years ago. Visitors are required to detour through a nearby neighborhood to reconnect with the path farther south. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN
WALKERS HEADING south on the Newport Cliff Walk are stopped at Narragansett Avenue by fencing because part of the historic walk collapsed about two years ago. Visitors are required to detour through a nearby neighborhood to reconnect with the path farther south. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is getting more than $16 million in federal funding to repair the iconic Cliff Walk in Newport. The money for the much-needed repairs will be part of two separate funding streams: a $5 million earmark from the in the Fiscal Year 2024 Consolidated Appropriations law, which President Joe Biden signed into

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