Motor and Other Vehicles

Size, Weight, and Load Limits

SECTION 31-25-27.1

§ 31-25-27.1. Weight restrictions on the Veterans Memorial Parkway – East Providence.

(a) No motor vehicle with a gross weight exceeding two (2) tons except those listed in this section shall be allowed to travel the Veterans Memorial Parkway in the city of East Providence.

(b) The director of the department of revenue is directed to post signs to limit access as prescribed in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) The following vehicles shall be exempt from the provisions of this section: vehicles of a fire department, police vehicles, corrections vehicles, ambulances, emergency vehicles, state vehicles, municipal vehicles, vehicles of the Rhode Island public transit authority, marked school administration vehicles, and delivery vehicles whose destination is addressed on the parkway.

(d) The department of revenue or local authority is authorized in accordance with the provisions of § 31-25-23 to issue or withhold permits to all vehicles other than those enumerated in this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 484, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 98, § 22; P.L. 2008, ch. 145, § 22.)