Sheriff’s Department warning people to be patient on Bridge Day


FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — With Bridge Day just a few days away, coordinators are making sure everything is ready. With around 80,000 people expected to be at the event, security is a top priority to keep everyone safe.

Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley is warning people to be patient when it comes to the check point.

“This is a one day largest event going on in West Virginia,” Fridley said. “We are looking any where from 70,000 to 100 and some thousand people. So be patient, don’t be in a hurry.”

Bridge Day begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 19, and runs until 3 p.m. Route 19 will be closed starting at 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

For a complete list of what items are allowed at Bridge Day, visit Official Bridge Day 2019 website.

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