Alert: Portion of Lower Narragansett Bay to be Closed on July 29

Boaters on Narragansett Bay are being advised that portions of the East Passage of Narragansett Bay between Gould Island and Jamestown, and extending to the Pell Newport Bridge, will be temporarily closed to boat traffic on Saturday, July 29, between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for the Save The Bay Swim, an annual fundraiser for the environmental advocacy group.

The Coast Guard is allowing vessels to pass through the West Passage, on the west side of Jamestown.

Vessels may be allowed to pass through the center span of the Newport Bridge on a case-by-case basis during the event. Inquiries can be made via VHF Channel 16.