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New River Gorge Bridge


1974

The first steel was positioned for the arch of the New River Gorge Bridge

Oct 22, 1977

The New River Gorge Bridge was opened to traffic

Nov 08, 1980

The New River Gorge Bridge was first closed for "Bridge Day"


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