RIPTA’s CEO Charles Odimgbe (who was not CEO at the time of the last paving) noted that when the Plaza was built, and most recently repaved, concrete pads were not placed under the pavement where the buses berth. The weight of the buses will cause conventional paving to fail quickly, which prompted the last repaving to begin with.
The last repaving project only cost $1.4 million because, you know, it wasn’t done right. No word on how much the fix will cost.
Here’s where your buses will be next weekend: