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Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge


Jamestown-Verrazzano Bridge


Photo taken by Wikimedia Commons user Antony-22 in September 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)


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BH Photo #469388

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Not be confused with New York or Maryland 

This bridge should not be confused with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge between Brooklyn and Staten Island in New York City, nor should it be confused with the Verrazano Bridge in Maryland. All 3 of these bridges are named for the same Italian explorer.

For the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City, please see http://bridgehunter.com/ny/richmond/verrazano-narrows/

For the Verrazano Bridge in Maryland, please see http://bridgehunter.com/md/worcester/verrazano/


Concrete segmental box girder bridge over West Passage Narragansett Bay on RI 138
Jamestown, Newport County, Rhode Island
Open to traffic
Built 1992; rehabilitated 2009
Concrete segmental box girder
Length of largest span: 636.2 ft.
Total length: 7,353.4 ft. (1.4 mi.)
Deck width: 64.0 ft.
Also called
West Passage Narragansett Bay Bridge
Jamestown-North Kingstown Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52833, -71.40276   (decimal degrees)
41°31'42" N, 71°24'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/299539/4600196 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
RI 8000 (Rhode Island bridge number)
BH 70252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel
  • February 19, 2018: Essay added by Amanda
  • December 31, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 15, 2015: Added by Andy Peters


  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com


Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge
Posted December 15, 2015, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hi Andy:

Have you explored the "Other Locations" menu? If there is a glitch that does not allow you to add the other county, you might consider sending a message to the webmaster.

Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge
Posted December 15, 2015, by Andy Peters (anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com)

connects Newport County, R.I., with Washington County, R.I., but this site won't let you indicate that