Bridge to be closed
The Market Street Bridge will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday while crews perform a routine inspection and install a weight and motion sensor that is part of the span's $15 million refurbishment.
The Veterans Memorial Bridge will serve as the detour. The bridge could be re-opened earlier than planned or the work could be delayed by inclement weather, said state highway officials.
The West Virginia Division of Highways also has announced other road work to be performed next week, pending suitable weather.
In Hancock County, crews will be patching state Route 8 in New Cumberland and Pennsylvania Avenue, ditching along North Fork and Hudson Hill roads; and mowing along Ballantyne Road.
In Brooke County crews will be patching U.S. Route 22, pulling shoulders and ditches along Eldersville Road and mowing along state Route 2.
STEUBENVILLE - Jefferson County Engineer James Branagan released the work schedule for the county highway department for next week
Pavement patching - Smithfield Station-Weems Road (county Road 25), Santucci Road (county Road 21) and Brilliant-New Alexandria Road (county Road 19)
Pavement repairs - Warren Ridge-Smithfield-Rayland Road (county Road 15).
Full depth pavement repairs - Elkhorn Road (county Road 49).
Road closings will be announced.