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New Martinsville bridge reopens after closure

By Staff | Jun 22, 2016

Photo by Miles Layton A logging truck lays on its side on the edit ramp by Ohio Route 7. Its load of large logs are on the exit ramp.

NEW MARTINSVILLE — A logging truck accident caused traffic to be re-routed Wednesday away from the bridge across the Ohio River linking New Martinsville and Monroe County, Ohio.

Police and first responders redirected traffic at about 12:30 p.m. away from the bridge. The bridge reopened to traffic at about 2 p.m.

West Virginia State Police and Monroe County 911 Dispatch did not have further information in time for this report.