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Washington Bridge closure costs surpass $2M in under three months

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The costs associated with the closure of the westbound side of the Washington Bridge surpassed at least $2 million in just 68 days, Target 12 has learned. 

 

R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) spokesperson Charles St. Martin told Target 12 that as of Feb. 16, the agency paid $2,085,619 in expenses that include police detail, operations, construction and maintenance.

 

“The amount is a snapshot of costs paid at that time and additional invoices may be in process,” St. Martin said.

 

Read more at wpri.com.

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