Ironton-Russell Bridge Open This Weekend
Chillicothe - Although the Ironton-Russell Bridge is subject to weekend closure, it will be open to traffic Saturday, September 13.
Contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation are not scheduled to work on the bridge this weekend; however, construction will continue today and Friday, September 11 and 12, as weather permits, and then resume Monday, September 15.
The rehabilitation and preservation project continues through October 31, and the bridge is subject to daytime-only closure, from 8:30 to 4 p.m.
During periods of closure, motorists will be detoured by way of U.S. Route 52 and the Ashland, Kentucky (Ben Williamson) bridge to U.S. Route 23.
For more information contact: Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
Ohio Department of Transportation – District 9
1-740-774-8834, direct line and outside Ohio
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio