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Mispillion River Bridge

Photos 

Building In Context, View South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #164111

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Mispillion River on Rehoboth Road
Location
Milford, Kent County, Delaware, and Sussex County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1952
Builder
- Keller & Harrington of Chicago, Illinois
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91734, -75.41768   (decimal degrees)
38°55'02" N, 75°25'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/463790/4307687 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milford
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
9,017
Inventory number
BH 45160 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 52.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2018: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • August 8, 2015: New Street View added by Andy Peters
  • June 27, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • May 3, 2010: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • HAER DE-40-A - Delaware State Bridge No. 21A, Operator's House, Spanning Mispillion River at Rehoboth Road, Milford, Kent County, DE
  • Douglas Butler
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com

Comments 

Mispillion River Bridge
Posted July 21, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

I would want to see this bridge operate in person.