Alert: East Passage (RI) Closure Saturday, Aug. 4

Portions of the East Passage of Narragansett Bay between Gould Island and Conanicut (Jamestown), and extending to Pell Newport Bridge, will be temporarily closed to vessel traffic on Saturday, Aug. 4 between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. for the annual Save The Bay Swim.

Vessel traffic may pass on the west side of Jamestown.

The Coast Guard may allow vessels to pass through the center span of the Newport Bridge on a case-by-case basis during the event. USCG can be contacted on VHF channel 16.