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Bellaire-Benwood Bridge

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Bellaire-Benwood Bridge 

Built by the Interstate Bridge Co., the bridge linking Bellaire, Oh. to Benwood, W. Va. was officially opened December 22, 1926.

It closed in 1990 and was purchased a year later by Bellaire developer Roger Barack. 

More history coming soon. 


DISCONTINUED USE: Spans the Ohio River from 8th Street in Benwood, WV to Bellaire, OH.


Benwood Bridge

Newspaper Articles

▶ Bellaire-Wheeling Ferry Fights Bellaire-Benwood Bridge, Charon Sinks, June 1929, Wheeling Intelligencer

Additional Resources

▶ Vertical File: Bellaire-Benwood Bridge, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at Reference Desk.

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