Twin tugboats moved the old Sakonnet River Bridge to Fall River on Friday. View the photos captured by Southern New England Aerial Photography here.
Sakonnet River Bridge
The DOT will restrict boat travel through the Sakonnet River channel for approximately one month, starting Monday, Oct. 23.
Pea-soup fog did little to deter the 950 cyclists that pedaled over four of Rhode Island’s bridges on Sunday during the 5th annual Four Bridges Ride.
The 5th annual Four Bridges Ride will peddle into town this weekend. Check out photos from previous rides and learn how to register here. Registration closes Thursday at midnight.
The RITBA announced the following construction updates for the Mt. Hope Bridge and the old Sakonnet River Bridge, starting Monday, March 20.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) began the process of removing the old Sakonnet River Bridge on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
OSHA claims an overextended crane caused a truck to hang off the Sakonnet River Bridge last August, according to The Newport Daily News.
The state Department of Transportation (RIDOT) received 6 bids to demolish the old Sakonnet River Bridge, according to a press release from RIDOT Wednesday.