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Wheeling 's rainbow.

When it was built it was the longest single span bridge in the world. It connects Wheeling with... read more

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313SamuelA
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Valley Grove, West Virginia
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Beautiful bridge and old markingsgreat walking area during the day and old buildings view is... read more

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justand2019
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Wheeling, West Virginia
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Reviewed today via mobile

When it was built it was the longest single span bridge in the world. It connects Wheeling with Wheeling Island. It is rich in history and would not still be there if it had not been declared an official postal route. I leave it up...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 313SamuelA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful bridge and old markingsgreat walking area during the day and old buildings view is great.yeah

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historical site that is worth some time when in the area. Drive over the bridge from Wheeling downtown side and turn right after crossing. Able to park to the side of the base for a great view of the bridge. Walk out onto the bridge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MaxwellWade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bridge is pretty cool to see and drive across.The prison is very interesting to look at and tours are offered

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Myrna6376
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Very scary driving over the bridge. The ridges on the road move the car. Amazing this small town had the largest suspension bridge until the Brooklyn Bridge was built.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jonesdf
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

I'm a fan of Bridges and this was a really cool one. The part was making my wife stare straight down out of the car through the grates. She hates going over bridges. But if u go over this bridge make sure u stop in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rayroy
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

A very historic bridge. Fun to walk accross and take pictures. Also possible to drive. Kind of scary if you are afraid of heights as you can see the river below as you walk. Definitely worth a detour if you are in Wheeling.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MountaineerLu
Reviewed November 22, 2018

It was neat to walk over one of our nations oldest built suspension bridges. It was scary seeing the water below between the slats you walk on. Work a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zamtricia
Reviewed November 15, 2018

While visiting Oglebay Resort, we spent a day in Wheeling WV and admired the beautiful suspension bridge there. We couldn't resist driving over it - it's pretty cool!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VNKSmith
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

It’s an old suspension bridge. It’s nice history, but other than that not much excitement. You can walk across it to Wheeling Island. Nice photo opportunities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coastal785164
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