The Bridge
The Bridge postcard

 

New River Gorge (National River) Bridge


U.S. Route 19 Fayette County, West Virginia

Bridge deck contains 4 lanes.
Length of bridge - 3030'.
Second highest bridge in the United States - 876'.
Longest steel arch in the world - 1,700' span - 370' rise
Construction dates: Spring 1973 to Autumn 1977.

Annual Bridge Day Festival is on the third Saturday of October.

This is the Official Bridge Day website.

Here are some pictures from my first Bridge jump - 1993:

1. In Line at the Bridge

2. Exit Shot

3. Exit Shot taken by Steve "Click" Davies

4. 2 Second

5. Line Stretch

6. Touchdown (yes, in the water)

 


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