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UPDATE | Both bridges reopen

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Published: Feb. 21, 2021 at 7:28 PM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va./IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) - The Oakley Collins Bridge between Ironton and Russell has reopened.

It opened back up at 1 p.m. Monday, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

The 31st Street Bridge and the Oakley Collins Bridge were closed due to falling ice.

Both have reopened Monday.

UPDATE 2/22/21 @ 12:35 p.m.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va./IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) - The 31st Street Bridge between Huntington and Proctorville has reopened, according to Proctorville Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

The bridge was closed due to falling ice, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Oakley Collins Bridge between Ironton and Russell is still closed as of Monday afternoon. This is also because of falling ice.

There’s no word on when it’ll reopen.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

ORIGINAL STORY

HUNTINGTON, W.Va./IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) - A pair of bridges that cross the Ohio River have been closed due to falling ice.

The Ironton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol confirm that the 31st Street Bridge between Huntington and Proctorville has been closed by the West Virginia Division of Highways.

The Ohio Department of Transportation also announced that the Oakley Collins Bridge between Ironton and Russell will be closed overnight, also due to falling ice. Traffic is being detoured via U.S. Route 52, the Ashland Twin Bridges and U.S. Route 23 in Kentucky.

Please check the WSAZ app for the latest information.

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