Plans advance for parking garage to serve new I-195 projects

PROVIDENCE RI: Plans are moving forward to build a 1,200-space parking garage that would serve an innovation complex and hotel and other projects on former Route 195 land.

James McCarvill, executive director of the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority, is making sure the authority will be ready to issue $45 million in bonds for the $43-million parking garage behind the Garrahy Judicial Complex on Dorrance Street. Some bond proceeds will pay for project management and legal work needed to issue the bonds, he said.

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