2009-08-13 / About Town

East Passage closed to boats for swim

The East Passage of Narragansett Bay beneath the Newport Bridge will be temporarily closed to vessel traffic this Saturday, Aug. 15, between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m. for the Save the Bay swim.

The U.S. Coast Guard will allow vessels to pass on a case-by-case basis during the event, and can be contacted on VHF channel 16 (Marine radio).

Boaters with questions or concerns should contact Save the Bay at (401) 272-3540.

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