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Scary

Unsure why this hasn't been torn down yet, scary to drive across. Antique quality is unique but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reviewerforhire
via mobile
A Good Picture Place

If you can snap a couple of pictures while going across the bridge it is a good view up and down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toddamy
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Rt 40, Wheeling, WV
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unsure why this hasn't been torn down yet, scary to drive across. Antique quality is unique but rattles and creaks to drive across, and limited number of cars allowed at a time is a red flag

Thank reviewerforhire
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can snap a couple of pictures while going across the bridge it is a good view up and down the river.

Thank Toddamy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed driving over this bridge, the “back” way into casino. A real throwback into the day. Too bad the exhibit center is in disrepair.

Thank grumpy_east_sandwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to drive over the Suspension Bridge on our way out of town. While the bridge itself is very beautiful, the location is a little bit of a let down. The surrounding area on each side of the bridge is rather run down, and...More

Thank GianinaL
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is worth the ride just to drive on this unusual bridge in the heart of wheeling. It is right off the main street in downtown. It is also nice to look at from a distance.

Thank chruss
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you love history and old bridges, this is for you. It was built in the 1800's and still remains open to traffic. You can also walk across it, but beware, it does sway depending on the wind and cars traveling across it!

Thank Mcsusank
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Suspension Bridge is an attraction that we often observe as we drive near/through Wheeling. Wheeling Suspension Bridge was the largest suspension bridge in the world from 1849 until 1851. WheelingSuspension Bridge became the first bridge to span a major river west of the Appalachian mountains....More

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 19 September 2017

It was worth the time to stop and view the bridge.After seeing it first hand you can see its history although driving across it can be an eye opener.

Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed 2 September 2017

There is an excellent display regarding this bridge from the 1800's in the Oglebay Mansion that is necessary to really appreciate its importance in its day.

Thank THOMAS P
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I'm on a quest my kids to travel to all 50 states. We traveled through WV and needed a stop. I chose this bridge as our photo op Landmark. It's easy to get to off i70 and it was a quick stop.

1  Thank Ghiatrain
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