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Two Wheeling Bridge Projects May Overlap

Highway officials say federal funds limit their options

March 9, 2013

WHEELING — With renovation work on tap for both the Wheeling Suspension Bridge and Interstate 70 in Ohio County next year, highway officials say motorists could see the two major projects overlap....

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Mar-09-13 5:48 PM

The Benwood bridge could also have been maintained as a walking/biking path between Benwood & Bellaire.

The Suspension Bridge should not continue to carry vehicle traffic. Its' only purpose is to help people get to the Island and lose their welfare/disability/SSI/Social Security/unemployment checks.

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Mar-09-13 10:29 AM

Why waste the money? Keep the bridge as a historical landmark but make it a pedestrian walkway. It should also be maintained for the occasional soul who wants to end it all in by making a splash.

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