Block Island Times

West Side Road sidewalk to be installed

A new half-mile long sidewalk will be installed along the north side of West Side Road from Ocean Avenue to the entrance of Champlin’s Marina, with construction expected to begin in January and be completed by June of 2020. The town is installing the Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant sidewalk out of public safety concerns. That portion of road is heavily traveled during the summer season.
The $1.2 million West Side Road Improvement project, which will be funded by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, attracted four bidders to the Town Hall chamber on Nov. 14,

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