One Of The Nation’s Oldest And Longest Suspension Bridges Is Right Here In West Virginia

The Mountain State is home to many, many bridges that help us get from here to there with relative ease. From charming covered bridges to footbridges with amazing views, these water crossings are loaded with history. But none in West Virginia is more noteworthy than the Wheeling Suspension Bridge. This structure once held the title of the largest suspension bridge in the world and today is the nation’s oldest vehicular suspension bridge still in use.

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Have you ever driven or walked across this incredible piece of history? If you are a Mountain State bridge hunter, then you’ll also want to check out these ten amazing bridges.