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Local legislators said they would continue efforts to repeal tolling on the Sakonnet River Bridge despite an RITBA decision establishing a toll rate structure today.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority voted to establish tolling rates today the Sakonnet River Bridge.
The future of the East Bay Energy Consortium - and that of the Tiverton Industrial Park - remain uncertain four years after EBEC formed to develop a for-profit wind farm on the parcel.
Tiverton's legislators told the Town Council on Monday that any plans to subvert tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge would need to fill a $17 million funding gap.
The DOT will accept written testimonials on the impact of a toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge by the deadline on Jan. 18.
There was no lack of audience at the second in a pair of public hearings on the Sakonnet River Bridge toll by the state Department of Transportation in Tiverton on Tuesday night.
With the opening of the new Sakonnet River Bridge and the coming tolls, Rep. John J. Edwards requested RIPTA restore services to Tiverton.
The southbound lanes of the Sakonnet River Bridge will open on Friday, closing the old bridge to all traffic.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee and state Department of Transportation Director Michael P. Lewis toured the new Sakonnet River Bridge with members of the media on Monday morning.
The state Department of Transportation delays the opening of the northbound lanes of the Sakonnet River Bridge to September.
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