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'Bridge Day' to Celebrate 34th Year

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A West Virginia fall tradition is set to take place again this Saturday.

Bridge Day celebrates its 34th year at the New River Gorge Bridge near Fayetteville, W.Va.

Bridge Day is the only day of the year that folks can walk on the bridge. It is also the only day they can jump from it, which draws base jumping enthusiasts from throughout the world.

Thousands of people are expected to attend.

The government shutdown isn't expected to affect the event.

For more information, click on the link below to visit Bridge Day's official website.

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