Ritchie County Bridge Deemed Unsafe, Shut Down

A Ritchie County bridge is closed after inspectors declare it unsafe.

The West Virginia Division of Highways says Nutter Farm Bridge over Goose Creek at milepost .11 on Ritchie County Route 50/34, Glendale Road is closed until further notice.

Inspectors found a structural condition that creates a safety concern.

Engineers are evaluating the condition and a decision of whether to re-open the bridge will be made as soon as possible.

Drivers must use a different route until further notice.

The suggested detour is WV 16 and U.S. 50.

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