The City of Newport Public Works Department advises there will be construction near the intersection of SW Abbey and SW 9th St. on Tuesday, July 28 from 8 AM to 3 PM. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on SW Abbey, between the highway and SW 9th. Flaggers will direct traffic.
Although all other lanes will remain open, please be cautious and consider taking an alternate route to avoid the intersection of SW Abbey and SW 9th St.
This is related to stormwater improvements with the construction of the new hospital.