80 thousand people attend “Bridge Day” in West Virginia

FAYETTE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA (WHDH) — An annual event attracts all kinds of thrill seekers in West Virginia.

An estimated 80 thousand people attended this year’s “Bridge Day.”

For the tens of thousands attending Bridge Day 2016, it’s all about seeing this iconic state symbol from a different perspective.

One spectator says, “To walk across the bridge that you normally drive across is pretty exciting and then to go below and look back up at the jumpers.”

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