RIDOT: Providence to Newport Ferry canceled for Friday May 23

PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – RIDOT is urging the public to not book tickets for the Providence to Newport ferry Friday, May 23.

The Providence to Newport Ferry is experiencing mechanical problems and will be out of service Friday. 

A substitute ferry will be put in place but will only go to Bristol.

A RIDOT representative says the ferry should be back in service on Saturday, but they urge people to check first before buying tickets.

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