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Delaware Memorial Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1964 - 1968

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 (1951)

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 77 000 000

Materials

cables steel
deck steel
pylons steel

Notes

Built on the same drawings as the 1951 structure.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000557
  • Date created
    21/11/1999
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014