Bridge proposal outlines rehabilitation, toll plans

Bridge proposal outlines rehabilitation, toll plans

United Bridge Partners has submitted a bid and proposal to purchase and rehabilitate the Memorial Bridge from the City of Parkersburg. (File Photo)

PARKERSBURG — The Memorial Bridge would undergo a nearly two-year rehabilitation project before tolls increase and switch to completely electronic collection under a proposal before Parkersburg City Council.

Colorado-based United Bridge Partners would pay $4 million, take over responsibility for its operations and embark on an approximately 21-month effort to deliver “a fully-rehabilitated bridge … that will be open and operational for a minimum 50-year service life,” according to bid documents.

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