The Coal Mountain Bridge to R.D. Bailey Lake will be closed from temporarily 9 p.m. on July 17 to 6 a.m. on July 18.
The Coal Mountain Bridge is used to access the Guyandotte Point Recreation Area which includes the launch ramp, Shelter #2, access to the Long Branch Overlook and various access points. It is being closed for repairs by the West Virginia Department of Highways.
During this closure, access to these areas will be available by Charlie Hatfield Road, which is County Route 6. It is a narrow and winding road that can be accessed via WV Route 971, which travels from Oceana to Baileysville.
Access to Big Branch Day Use Area and Shelter #1 should not be affected by this closure.
For more information, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Affairs Office at 304-399-5353.