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Portion of New River closed for bridge replacement project; crews demolish old span

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PRINCE, West Virginia — A portion of the New River is closed while work continues on a bridge replacement project.

The West Virginia Division of Highways says all commercial and recreational activities are prohibited from the Grandview Sandbar to McCreery. The river is expected to remain closed through Sept. 5.

The state is replacing the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge in Prince. Multiple media outlets report that crews demolished the old bridge on Friday.

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