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ENGINEERING MARVEL: The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority is implementing a dehumidification system to help preserve the cables and anchorages on the Mount Hope Bridge. Pictured with the bridge in the background are RITBA Director of Engineering Eric Seabury and Executive Director Lori Caron Silveira.
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R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority on the road to preserving history

PBN Innovative Companies 2023 Government: R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority IN 2022, 6.1 MILLION VEHICLES traveled across the Mount Hope Bridge, a two-lane suspension bridge connecting...
APPROXIMATELY 255 ATTENDEES gathered Wednesday at The Graduate Providence for Providence Business News' 2023 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Awards ceremony. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Growth, innovation honored at PBN’s Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies awards...

PROVIDENCE – A consulting firm, a renewable energy company, a bed and bath linens manufacturer and a hospitality company were recognized Wednesday as the...

PBN announces 27 honorees for 2023 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies...

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-seven local companies and organizations are among both the highest earners and the most innovative as part of Providence Business News’ 2023...

RITBA issues clarification on Mt. Hope Bridge weight limits

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority said Jan. 6 that previous changes announced on weight limits allowable over the Mt. Hope Bridge...

New weight limit on Mt. Hope Bridge may ‘crimp’ freight transport

PROVIDENCE – For years, the maximum weight allowed per vehicle crossing the 6,000-foot-long Mount Hope Bridge was 40 tons, or 80,000 pounds.  But updated federal...
SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, D-R.I., announced Thursday that Rhode Island will receive more than $87 million from the federal Omnibus Appropriations bill to fund 78 different projects across the state. / COURTESY SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE

R.I. to get $87M from federal spending bill for dozens of...

PROVIDENCE – More than $87.2 million from the federal 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill that was approved by Congress this week will be directed to...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS Editor Michael Mello, right, addresses the crowd Thursday during PBN's Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Awards ceremony at the Graduate Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Organizations honored for growth, innovation at PBN’s Fastest Growing & Innovative...

PROVIDENCE – A financial institution, a construction management company, an addiction recovery organization and an insurance agency were recognized Thursday as the top earners...
CLEAR LANE: The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority implemented new technology to collect bridge tolls more efficiently. Pictured, from left, are R.I. Bridge and Turnpike Authority Director of Tolling Katie Coleman, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Goular, Executive Director Lori Caron Silveira and Director of Engineering Eric Seabury. 
PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

R.I. TBA’s new tolling system creates open road to smoother operations

PBN Innovative Companies 2022 GOVERNMENT: R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, with fewer people traveling on the roads and opting to stay home,...
THE R.I. TURNPIKE AND BRIDGE AUTHORITY voted unanimously to charge tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge. / COURTESY THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Group seeks barriers to prevent suicides from major bridges

A suicide prevention advocacy group in Rhode Island is calling on the agency that operates and maintains the state's major bridges to put up...
TOLLING on the Newport Pell Bridge will be fully electronic by the end of October. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Newport Pell Bridge tolling to go fully electronic by the end...

NEWPORT – Tolling on the Newport Pell Bridge will be entirely electronic by the end of October 2021, the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority...
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