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Tiverton Family: Sakonnet Bridge Construction Flooded Our Home

Franklin Raposa said his basement flooded three times and sinkholes opened up in his neighborhood.

The Sakonnet River Bridge. File photo.
The Sakonnet River Bridge. File photo.

A Tiverton family has sued the state and construction company after they said work related to the new Sakonnet River Bridge flooded their home.

Franklin Raposa told the Newport Daily News his basement flooded three times. He also said sinkholes have opened up in his neighborhood.

A state Department of Transportation spokesperson said Cardi Corp will review the situation to prevent future problems.

janet May 13, 2014 at 11:08 PM
that is a mess, I pray for the people and the bridge sucks, it is a mess. the tolls , the turns, the wind, really it is a shit box

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