Monday, December 3, 2012
The bridge has officially been renamed in honor of Revolutionary War Major-General Nathanael Greene.
Federal, state and local political figures, dignitaries and residents joined officials from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) on Monday morning to rededicate the Laurel Avenue Bridge as the Major-General Nathanael Greene Memorial Bridge. Among those in attendance were Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, state Senators Glen Shibley and Nick Kettle, Representative Lisa Tomasso, Town Manager Tom Hoover, Director of Parks & Recreation Guy Lefebvre, Police Chief Bryan Volpe, Anthony Fire Chief Paul Labbadia, Town Council President Gary Cote and newly elected council members Greg Laboissonniere and Karen Carlson. RIDOT Director Michael Lewis also introduced guests Thomas Casey Greene, …
Monday, October 8, 2012
From October 7‐October 20, 2012 the following operations will be in effect:
Week of October 7 Daytime: Evening: Week of October 20 Daytime: Evening: Looking Ahead (Mid‐October to Mid‐November): Design: Construction: During construction, motorists and neighbors on Washington Street (Route 117), Pilgrim Avenue, and Laurel Avenue, and on the Coventry Greenway, should expect to see activity at any time. Noise may be experienced at times. Work on the bridge will be confined to the sections of Laurel Avenue already closed to through traffic.
Monday, October 3, 2011
The Town received the schedule and estimated early completion date from State officials late last week.
The attached document contains the replacement schedule for the reconstruction of the General Nathanael Greene Memorial (Laurel Avenue) Bridge, which was recently received by the Town of Coventry from Senator Glen Shibley and State Representative Lisa Tomasso. It appears that the estimated early completion date is expected to be in December of 2012.