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Delaware Memorial Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1949 - 1951

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Pennsville, Salem County, New Jersey, USA, North America
New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Delaware River
Carries
  • Interstate I-295
Next to Delaware Memorial Bridge (1968)

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 655.75 m
total length 4 023.4 m
span lengths of main bridge 228.6 m - 655.75 m - 228.6 m
number of lanes 4
main bridge
length 1 112.5 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 44 000 000

Materials

cables steel
deck steel
pylons steel

Participants

Design
Architecture
Engineering
Consulting engineers
Contractor
Cables

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000511
Created: 16/11/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013