Newport Bridge tolls are now $6.00 each way for passenger vehicles not using E-Z Pass

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority today reminded motorists that the cost of a mailed toll invoice increases today, December 1, 2021.

With all-electronic tolling at the Claiborne Pell Bridge, tolls collected through RITBA-issued E-ZPass transponders are charged at the published discounted rates. If a vehicle is not equipped with a valid transponder, the owner will receive a toll invoice in the mail for $3.00 per axle (i.e. $6.00 for a passenger vehicle) as of today.

RITBA has seen an increase in new E-ZPass accounts in the months leading up to the transition to all-electronic tolling. According to RITBA Executive Director Lori Caron Silveira, “more than 85% of our customers now use E-ZPass to pay their tolls. We encourage all Rhode Island motorists to sign up for E-ZPass and get the benefit of the discounted rates.”

To register for an E-ZPass visit or visit the RITBA walk-in center or a local AAA office.

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