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Jan 29

AI Bridges expected to open at midnight

Posted on January 29, 2022 at 5:11 PM by Richard Talipsky

AI Bridges expected to open at midnight #Kenan02871

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Jan 29

AI bridges closed

Posted on January 29, 2022 at 9:39 AM by Richard Talipsky

All Aquidneck Island bridges are closed except for emergency vehicles.  #Kenan02871

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Jan 28

Winter Snow Storm over the Weekend

Posted on January 28, 2022 at 5:10 PM by Richard Talipsky

This weekend’s snow storm is expected to bring in blizzard conditions with an accumulation of snow greater than we have experienced in almost 90 years.  A parking ban on all public streets will go into effect at 9:00 PM tonight, January 28th.  Although the snow is light, not wet, this event will create a considerable challenge to snow removal crews and rescue personnel. The accumulation of snow could reach two inches per hour or more with winds reaching 50 mph, reducing visibility and causing severe snow drifting.    Portsmouth Emergency Management Agency is asking every resident to take the following seriously.  Please Stay off the roads during and immediately following the storm, make sure all of your electronic devices are charged, and go to  for additional safety considerations.#Kenan02871

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