Pell Bridge Run Road Closures

Certain areas, including the Pell Bridge, will be closed for part of Sunday.

The Newport area should be prepared for slight delays and traffic detours as a result of the Pell Bridge Run.

The race begins at 6:30 a.m. and police will begin blocking off some roads as early as 4:30 a.m. No pedestrians other than registered athletes will be allowed on any part of the bridge.


From 4:30 to 7:30 a.m. East Shore Road will be closed between the intersection of Conanicus Avenue and the Rt. 138 on/off ramps.

From 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. Conanicus Avenue will be closed at the intersection of East Shore Road through the on-ramp to Rt. 138 (Newport Pell Bridge).  The Downtown Newport exit will be closed to traffic until 8:00 a.m.

Newport Pell Bridge

Traffic on the Newport Pell Bridge will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between 6 to 8 a.m.  


From 6 to 8 a.m. Farewell Avenue will be closed through America's Cup Avenue, and Van Zandt Street at the corner of Farewell will also be closed to traffic.  Expect delays using Farewell northbound until 8:30 a.m.    

Bep November 10, 2012 at 01:42 PM
It starts at 630 not 730.
Cara Kenefick (Editor) November 10, 2012 at 03:45 PM
Thanks BEP - The release incorrectly stated the start time. We've corrected it to reflect the right start time.


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