Travelers that use the Thompson River Bridge on 190 near Chillicothe will need to find an alternate route for a couple of days at the end of this month.
A bridge deck replacement project will soon be at a construction stage called the casting of the bridge deck, which will require a full closure of the roadway.
Crews will close 190 at the Thompson River Bridge on July 29th at 8:00 pm. Emergency vehicles only will be permitted to cross the bridge beginning the morning of July 30th. Non-emergency traffic will not be permitted to use the bridge until August 1st at 3:00 pm.
A signed detour will be in place from July 29th through August 1st directing motorists over 190, US Route 65 and Route 6 through Trenton and Jamesport.
Contractors plan to have the bridge open to two way traffic by Thanksgiving.