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Deputy Roger Lee Treadway† Bridge

New River Gorge Stamp Released-April 11, 2011

We are proud to announce the release of the New River Gorge Bridge Stamp and Envelope.† It is a great honor to be a part of such a historical event that highlights the beauty and character of our area.† This event took place on Monday, April 11, 2011 at the Visitorís Center on Fayette Station Road.

Bridge Day is an annual one-day festival in Fayetteville, West Virginia and sponsored by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, that commemorates the 1977 completion of the New River Gorge Bridge. It is always held on the third Saturday in October. On this day, all four lanes of the bridge are closed to automobiles and opened to pedestrians. Bridge Day is the only day of the year people are allowed to BASE jump off the bridge into the New River Gorge 876 feet (267 meters) below.