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 engineers@cityofnewport.com 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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