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Route 13, St. Jones River Bridge

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Photo taken by Timothy and Joann Phillips in October 2018

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #436657

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Description 

This bridge was made infamous in 2016 when DelDOT removed the possessions of 20 homeless men living underneath, without warning and with the loss of their important papers, medications and ID's and subsequent loss of work for many, as well as the loss of their dignity.

Facts 

Overview
Ribbed closed-spandrel arch bridge over St. Jones River on Route 13
Location
Dover, Kent County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
The design of this bridge is reminiscent of much older concrete arch "Memorial" Luten Bridge designs.
Design
Ribbed closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 204.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
St. Jones River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.14899, -75.51525   (decimal degrees)
39°08'56" N, 75°30'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/455477/4333437 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2018: Added by Timothy and Joann Phillips

Sources 

  • Timothy and Joann Phillips