Bristol man writes definitive history of Rhode Island's most recognizable landmark

He had to cross a bridge to get there, but James Ricci's well-researched account of the history of the Newport Bridge tells the story, 25 years in the making, of what it took to bridge the East Passage

By Christy Nadalin
Posted 9/21/18

It's an iconic symbol of Rhode Island — so much so that it is the singular image chosen to represent the state on our quarter. It's been here for almost 50 years, so many of us don't remember …

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