RIDOT moves up Providence River pedestrian bridge schedule

THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION has moved up the schedule for starting work on the proposed pedestrian bridge connecting the east and west sides of the Providence River in the city using the former piers of Interstate 195. If the schedule is adhered to, the bridge would open in early 2018. / COURTESY INFORM STUDIO
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION has moved up the schedule for starting work on the proposed pedestrian bridge connecting the east and west sides of the Providence River in the city using the former piers of Interstate 195. If the schedule is adhered to, the bridge would open in early 2018. / COURTESY INFORM STUDIO
PROVIDENCE – The process for building a pedestrian bridge connecting the two sides of the Providence River in the I-195 redevelopment district, will move forward this month, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The agency at the end of the month will advertise for a contractor, moving up the expected date from July. The…

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