Charleston’s Southside Bridge to temporarily close this weekend

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Charleston’s Southside Bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020 through 4:30 a.m. Monday, June 8, 2020 for repair work.

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Charleston’s Southside Bridge will temporarily close this weekend.

The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020 through 4:30 a.m. Monday, June 8, 2020 for repair work.

Several alternative routes for crossing the Kanawha River will be available throughout the weekend:

  • The Eugene A. Carter Bridge on Interstate 64
  • The Patrick Street Bridge, 
  • The 35th and 36th Street bridges in the Kanawha City area
  • The Charles “Chuck” Yeager Bridge on Interstates 64/77

The repair work, approved by Charleston City Council in Sept. 2018, is part of a planned $2.3 million bridge rehabilitation project being conducted by the city as part of its ongoing transportation maintenance program.

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