RIDOT celebrates reopening of Cottrell Bridge in Westerly

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation along with state, federal and local officials celebrated the reopening of the Cottrell Bridge in Westerly Monday.  The $5.5 million bridge replacement project allowed workers to replace the structurally deficient bridge, which connects Route 78 to Route 1, using corrosion-resistant, fiber-reinforced polymer tub girders instead of steel beams. This accelerated…

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