Bristol-Providence ferry for Washington Bridge commuters delayed until Dec. 20

Updated at 4:17 p.m.

DIRECTOR PETER ALVITI JR. said Monday that planned ferry service between Bristol and Providence has been postponed due to high winds and rain. / SCREENSHOT COURTESY OF WPRI

PROVIDENCE – State officials on Monday announced that the two-way ferry service planned between Bristol and Providence to provide alternative travel routes for commuters impacted by the Washington Bridge closure and temporary bypass will begin on Dec. 20. The state has contracted with Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Block Island Ferry and Seastreak LLC to run the service

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