In the snowy winter landscape, the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia, as captured by Kelly Tavernini of Casselberry, stretches quietly to the horizon. The $37 million bridge completed in October 1977 is the second-highest bridge in the United States: 876 feet tall, plus 3,030 feet long and 70 feet wide. It weighs 88 million pounds, half of that in steel and half in concrete. Bridge Day, a huge extreme-sports celebration, is an annual festival that draws hundreds of jumpers and thousands of spectators. This year's Bridge Day is Oct. 17, so make your plans.
COURTESY OF KELLY TAVERNINI
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