Sakonnet River Bridge.  Photo/RIDOT


At 12’ wide, that new Tiverton Basin boat ramp may meet minimum standards, but it’s too tight for comfort, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) now agrees.

So the DOT has come up with a new design for the ramp beneath the new Sakonnet River Bridge and intends to have a wider ramp ready for use next spring.

Read more about the new Tiverton boat ramp.