Steve Waluk

Former Newport Mayor Steve Waluk resigns as Chairman of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority today announced that Stephen C. Waluk will resign from the RITBA board at the end of his term, which expires April 1, 2021. Mr.  Waluk has served on the RITBA board since 2005 and has been chairman since 2014. 

“I have appreciated the opportunity to serve my community and our state,” said Chairman Waluk. “These bridges are critical infrastructure for the East Bay, and I hope that this board and  this administration will commit to ensuring that this agency remains independent and guided by Rhode Islanders from this part of the state.” 

“Steve has been a valued asset to the Turnpike and Bridge Authority for nearly sixteen years and  across four administrations,” said Lori Caron Silveira, Executive Director of RITBA. “His  steadfast commitment to safety and fiscal responsibility as we have modernized our operations  has been the hallmark of his tenure with this agency. His thoughtful guidance and wise counsel will be greatly missed.”

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