Belpre Police shut down Memorial Bridge because of icy conditions

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 6:59 PM
Memorial Bridge was reopened at 6:14 PM after being closed for over an hour.


Icy conditions late Wednesday afternoon prompted Belpre authorities to close the Ohio side of the Memorial Toll Bridge.

The bridge was closed a little after 5 p.m., according to a dispatch supervisor at the Wood County 911 center.

The 911 center also several other minor accidents related to slick roads and bridges were reported late Wednesday afternoon.