Veterans Memorial Bridge
By neotrix @ 2012-08-28 03:49:13
The Veterans Memorial Bridge, is a cable-stayed bridge which carries U.S. Route 22 across the Ohio River between Steubenville, Ohio and Weirton, West Virginia. Planning for the bridge began in 1961 in Ohio and in 1964 in West Virginia, and the bridge's construction was approved by the Federal Highway Administration in 1978. Construction began in 1979, and the bridge opened on May 1, 1990. The final cost of the bridge was $70 million.