It was a tragedy when it happened.

And many still can’t believe such a major span would collapse.


But officials will come together Friday to remember the 50th anniversary of the Silver Bridge’s collapse.

Gov. Jim Justice, along with other federal, state and local officials, will be part of the service being held in Point Pleasant.

Family members of those who died in the accident have been invited to attend.

It is also open to the public.Silver Bridge Press Lease