Cattrell Nears Completion of Historic Bridge Tavern Renovation Project

Cattrell Companies Inc. is currently in phase 19 of a 24 phase historic renovation project of the Bridge Tavern Building in Wheeling scheduled to be completed in June 2021.

The general contracting division of Cattrell Companies Inc. is overseeing this massive renovation project while many tenants continue to operate their businesses. The extensive renovations which include a new stair tower, elevators and building structural and cosmetic repair are under the direction of Cattrell’s Wheeling division managers, Mike Boone and Brian Applegarth. This is one of two historic renovation projects Cattrell is currently constructing in Wheeling.

The Bridge Tavern is in downtown Wheeling on the corner of Main Street and 10th Street at the base of the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge. The Bridge Tavern has been a Wheeling institution for over 60 years with office spaces, a banquet hall, a restaurant and apartments. The Bridge Tavern was created and managed by
the Dormas family until June 29, 2019 when it was acquired by the Carl Family.

This unique project places the historic preservation as a top priority. With doors from the 1890s and beautifully crafted wood trim, base and crown moldings, this project relies on craftmanship and sensitivity to preservation as well as the traditional skills of Cattrell’s general contracting division. “This is one of many renovation projects in which we have been involved in downtown Wheeling,” said Christine Hargrave, President/CEO of Cattrell Companies, Inc. “Cattrell Companies Inc., is proud to be part of the historic renovation and preservation of this beautiful city. Wheeling has impressed us with its desire to embrace and care for its past while forging a bright and progressive future.”

Cattrell Companies brings more than 80 years of experience in all aspects of construction to a project including general contracting, electrical, plumbing, piping, HVAC along with sheet metal and piping fabrication shops. The experienced team at Cattrell provides efficient planning, integrity, and value to all their projects.