NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) - The Rhode Island Thruway and Bridge Authority is now acceptingapplications for the E-ZPass system.
The electronic toll collection system is set to go into effectat the Newport Pell Bridge in mid-December and will eventuallyphase out the use of tokens, probably by mid-January, according to RITBA'swebsite.
To take part in the E-ZPass program, drivers must first submitan application for a transponder at the RITBA administrativeoffice, next to the Jamestown Toll Plaza.
November hours are 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8a.m. - Noon on Saturday.
Click here for moreinformation on the E-ZPass system.
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