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PHASE II of the Newport Pell Bridge roadway deck rehabilitation project is scheduled to begin Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Phase II of Newport Pell Bridge roadway deck work begins this...

PROVIDENCE – Phase II of the Newport Pell Bridge rehabilitation project is scheduled to begin June 3, the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced...
PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Five Questions With: Lori Caron Silveira

5Q: Lori Caron Silveira | Executive director, R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority 1. What in your professional background has most prepared you for leading...

Silveira named executive director of R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority

PROVIDENCE – Lori Caron Silveira has been named executive director of the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority, the agency announced on Feb. 5. Silveira, who...
THE R.I. TURNPIKE and Bridge Authority has announced the pricing of two bonds issues, one of which is expected to fund $50 million in project costs.

RITBA announces pricing of $50M in bonds

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced the pricing of two bond issues this week, which it said will result in generating...
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority Earl J. Croft III will retire at the end of January. / COURTESY R.I. TURNPIKE AND BRIDGE AUTHORITY

RITBA executive director to retire in Jan.

PROVIDENCE – Earl J. Croft III, executive director of the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority, will retire at the end of January 2020, RITBA...
PHASE II of the Newport Pell Bridge road deck replacement project is scheduled to begin Monday. Above, a rendering of the traffic pattern shifts that will accompany the phase. / COURTESY R.I. TURNPIKE AND BRIDGE AUTHORITY

Lane closures coming to Newport Pell Bridge for next phase of...

NEWPORT – The second phase of the Newport Pell Bridge road deck project, part of the structural rehabilitation work on the 60-year-old bridge, is...
NEW GANTRY: Vehicles pass underneath an electronic truck-tolling gantry on Route 6 in Providence over the Woonasquatucket River Bridge. The gantry is scheduled to begin operating this month.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Truck tolls roll on despite American Trucking Associations lawsuit, appeal

Coming to a Rhode Island highway near you: “Big Brother,” electronic truck-tolling style. That may be a cynical way to describe the automated truck-tolling gantries...
WORK IS SCHEDULED to resume on the Newport Pell Bridge in May, requiring lane closures during non-rush hours. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

RITBA: Newport Pell Bridge work to resume in May

JAMESTOWN – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority reminded commuters Monday that the deck project on the Newport Pell Bridge is scheduled to resume...
THE RI BRIDGE BIKE SHUTTLE will run through Oct. 13. / COURTESY BIKE NEWPORT

RITBA bike shuttle service to run through Oct. 13

NEWPORT – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority’s RI Bridge Bike Shuttle service will operate through Oct. 13, Bike Newport announced Friday. During the months...
THE R.I. TURNPIKE and Bridge Authority and R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over truck tolls in U.S. District Court Friday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SAM HODGSON

RITBA and Alviti Jr. file for dismissal of federal truck tolls...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority and R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. filed a motion in U.S. District Court...

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