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Mill Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bridge In Context, View South

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #310616

Map 

Description 

The Mill Creek Bridge, one of three of its kind currently extant in Delaware, is an early representative example of a composite slab deck bridge, combining concrete and laminated timber.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Slab bridge over Mill Creek on Sr 6 (Woodland Beach Road)
Location
Kent County, Delaware
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936; Rehabilitated 1970; Replaced 1996
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.30778, -75.57592   (decimal degrees)
39°18'28" N, 75°34'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/450346/4351090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smyrna
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,299
Inventory number
BH 65105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 28, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER DE-39 - Mill Creek Bridge, Spanning Mill Creek at State Route No. 6, Smyrna, Kent County, DE