Traffic Restrictions for Police Parade
May 1, 2018
On Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 11:50 am, the Aquidneck Island Police Parade will begin. The parade will start at 317 West Main Road and travel south on West Main Road and continue south onto Broadway and end at the Newport Police Department.
Beginning at 9:15 am, on May 6, 2018 the parade route will be closed. West Main Road will be closed to vehicular traffic from the intersection of West Main Road and Coddington Highway to the intersection of West Main Road and Miantonomi Avenue (One Mile Corner). Traffic restrictions will continue in Newport.
West Side of Parade Route:
Motorists traveling southbound on West Main Road (Rt.114) will be diverted onto Coddington Highway. Motorists traveling eastbound on Coddington Highway will be diverted northbound onto West Main Road.
East Side of Parade Route:
Motorists will be able to travel along the East side of the parade route by using Valley Road.
East Main Road Detours
East Main Road will be closed at the intersection of East Main Road and West Main Road (Two Mile Corner). Motorists traveling south on East Main Road will have the option to use Aquidneck Avenue (Rt.138A) or Valley Road (Rt. 214) in order to detour around the parade route. East Main Road will be open to the Two Mile Corner so businesses along East Main Road will be open to the public.
Any questions or concerns during the day of the parade will go to the day shift/incident commander at 401-846-1144. Hit zero “0” to speak with an officer.
Any questions concerning the planning of the parade go to Sgt. McGregor at 401-846-1144 x7021 or firstname.lastname@example.org