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Bridge Day Parking and Shuttles

The best way to get to the bridge on Bridge Day is to take one of the shuttles. Park your car, and for $2 we will drop you off at the Bridge Day entrance.

Catch a Bridge Day shuttle at any of the following locations:
South – Oak Hill Kroger
The bus stop will be located on the Kroger side of the median between Kroger and K-mart, at the far end of the median from the store.
South – Fayetteville WalMart
The bus stop will be located at the far left side of WalMart.
South – Fayetteville High School
The bus stop is right at the entrance to the gravel parking area. The buses turn around in front of the school and stop to pick up at the entrance to the upper gravel area.
South – Fayetteville Court House
The bus stop will be across from the Court House on Maple Avenue in front of Marathon Bicycle and Gumbo’s.
North – Smales Branch Road
In front of the Lighthouse Worship Center.



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Driving Directions

The New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia is easily accessible from major interstates. It is within a days drive of 2/3 of America’s population. Download the PDF map to see the traffic plan for Bridge Day as well as major interstate routes. If you are commercial traffic the detour for I 79 and I 64/77 are in place at 5:30AM on the third Saturday in October. The bridge itself closes at 7AM on the third Saturday in October. Rt 19 is open to local traffic from Ames Heights Road on the North and Rt. 16 on the South side of the New River Gorge Bridge.