UPDATE: ODOT reopening I-R Bridge; may close again tonight

Published 11:44 am Thursday, February 19, 2015

ODOT crews are in the process of reopening the Ironton-Russell Bridge this morning; the bridge should be reopened to traffic between noon and 12:30 p.m.

ODOT officials said it will likely be closed again tonight due to the extreme cold. A specific time to close the bridge has yet to be determined, but it is expected to be closed by midnight.