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Residents Urged to Attend Bridge Toll Meetings

The PBA encourages everyone to attend.

DOT/RITBA are having public meetings about the proposed toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge:  Monday, December 3rd, 7 pm, PHS Auditorium. Tuesday, December 4th, 7 pm, THS Auditorium.  We ask all concerned citizens to attend and tell officials the affect a toll would have on individuals, businesses, tourism and the economy.

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Portsmouth Business Association December 03, 2012 at 02:26 AM
A primer for the meetings on Monday and Tuesday. Here is a good video on the proposed toll and some good information. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOillrRKxxc
Portsmouth Business Association December 08, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Replay of Monday toll meeting on Channel 18 NCTV today at noon. Please pass the word that folks have an opportunity to see the whole meeting.
Portsmouth Business Association December 09, 2012 at 01:33 PM
There are several efforts underway to stop the tolls. As an individual, the best way to help stop the proposed toll is to send a letter by regular mail. Many local East Bay elected officials are on record against the tolls. However, you are welcome to write or email them. Their contact info is at www.donttoll.com. Contact info for all state senators is on this page http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Pages/Senate.aspx. State representatives on this page http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Pages/House.aspx. Key official contact info: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee 82 Smith Street Providence, RI 02903 Phone: (401) 222-2080 governor@governor.ri.gov Senator M. Teresa Paiva-Weed President of the Senate 318 State House Providence, RI 02903 401-222-6655 sen-paivaweed@rilin.state.ri.us Representative Gordon D. Fox Speaker of the House 82 Smith Street Providence, RI 02903 rep-fox@rilin.state.ri.us Mr. Michael Lewis Director of Transportation Rhode Island Department of Transportation 2 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02903 customerservice@dot.ri.gov
Portsmouth Business Association December 09, 2012 at 01:33 PM
Mr. Buddy Croft Executive Director Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority P.O. Box 437 Jamestown, RI 02835 401-423-0800 buddy@ritba.org Daniel Berman Rhode Island Division Administrator, USDOT/FHWA 380 Westminster Street, Suite 547 Providence, RI 02903 401-528-4560 daniel.berman@dot.gov Federal Highway Administration Attn: Sakonnet River Bridge in Rhode Island 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE Washington, DC 20590
Portsmouth Business Association December 09, 2012 at 01:37 PM
To help stop the proposed toll, write letters to the folks listed above.

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