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Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1992
Completion: 1995
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Prestressed concrete bridge


Location: Saint Georges, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Technical Information


main span 228.60 m
total length 503 m
clearance 42 m
height above valley floor or water ca. 42 m
deck deck depth 3.7 m
deck width 2 x 18 m
pylon pylon height 102 m


superstructure prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete
pylons prestressed concrete

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