RITBA Rolls Out New Ten-Year Capital Plan

WPRO News posts an op-ed by Buddy Croft, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority, regarding the agency’s “2017 Ten-Year Renewal and Replacement Plan,” its new ten-year capital improvement blueprint. “We embarked on this endeavor because it was not only imperative to the integrity of our bridges but it is an extension of our commitment to maintain these structures to the best of our abilities. This ambitious plan will commence this September with work on the Mount Hope Bridge in Bristol, RI.,” Croft writes. The total cost of the plan is $223,417,000.