Engineering Division

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The Department of Public Service's Engineering Division is responsible for the following:

  • Excavation/Physical Alteration Permit Administration *
  • Obstruction Permit Administration *
  • Curb Cut (driveway) Application Administration in close cooperation with Zoning *
  • Transportation Project Management: roads, sidewalks, traffic lights, road striping, and signage **
  • Seawall Infrastructure Project Management **
  • Bridge Infrastructure Project Management **
  • Traffic Signage and Roadway Striping Maintenance 
  • City Infrastructure Archival Information Management including Plans and Survey
  • Interdepartmental Traffic Committee (ITC) member 

The Engineering Division office is located on the 3rd floor of the Newport City Hall, 43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.

Please email us at should you have any road construction or traffic maintenance questions.

* Please see Applications & Forms page for permit applications, permit policy, Citizens Concern Requests, and Engineering Specifications and Details. 

** Please see Construction Notices page for our latest project updates.

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