Appalachian Trail Footbridge Reopens at Harpers Ferry
The Appalachian Trail footbridge at Harpers Ferry reopened on Friday, July 3, months after it was damaged when freight cars toppled across.
“The Goodloe E. Byron Memorial Pedestrian Walkway (footbridge) across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry is open! Park users are now able to cross between Harpers Ferry and the C&O Canal towpath and Maryland Heights Trail,” Harpers Ferry National Historic Park posted on its Facebook page.
The footbridge across the Potomac River, linking West Virginia and Maryland, had been closed since it was damaged in a train derailment on Dec. 21.
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