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.
▶ Bellaire-Wheeling Ferry Fights Bellaire-Benwood Bridge, Charon Sinks, June 1929, Wheeling Intelligencer
▶ Vertical File: Bellaire-Benwood Bridge, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at Reference Desk.