New Castle County

7th Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Brandywine River on 7th Street
No longer exists
Built 1902
Amtrak - Brandywine River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Brandywine River on Pennsylvania RR / Conrail
Open to traffic
Amtrak - Brick Arch Viaduct   [Map · Street View]
Brick arch bridge over Beech Street; Land on Amtrak
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Amtrak - Naaman Creek Stone Arch   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Naaman Creek on Amtrak
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Amtrak - Steel Mill Road Arch   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Steel Mill Road on Amtrak
Open to traffic
Amtrak - US13 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over US 13 on Amtrak
Open to traffic
Ashland Covered Bridge 08-02-02   [Map · Street View]
Covered bridge over Red Clay Creek on Barley Mill Road in Ashland
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated in 2008
Augustine Cutoff Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Augustine Cutoff in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1885 for B&O Railroad, replaced with stone arch bridge 1910; reappropriated as road bridge 1920; original Pratt truss replaced with Warren truss 1980; Rehabilitated 2002
B&O - Christina River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Christina River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
No longer exists
Removed sometime after 1929
Barley Mill Road Overpass   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Wilmington & Western RR on Barley Mill Road
Removed but not replaced Dec. 1991
Blackbird Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Cable-stayed bridge over Blackbird Creek
No longer exists
Built 1925
Brandywine Park Swinging Bridge   [Map]
Wire suspension bridge over Brandywine Creek on Pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1909
Chambers Rock Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren pony truss bridge over White Clay Creek on Chambers Rock Road in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1995
Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Summit Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Rt. 1 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cable-stayed bridge over C&D Canal, Rd 412 on Delaware Highway 1
Open to traffic
Built 1995
Creek Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Red Clay Creek on Creek Road in Hockessin
Open to traffic
Built 1922; rehabilitated 2002
Creek Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through girder bridge over Red Clay Creek on Creek Rd/Sr82
Open to traffic
Built 1939
CSX - Brandywine River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Brandywine Creek on CSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad)
Open to traffic
Built 1910 to replace steel deck truss span adjacent (which was adapted for road use 1920-1980)
CSX - Mill Creek Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on CSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio RR,)
Open to traffic
CSX - South Branch Naaman Creek Stone Arch   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over South Branch Naaman Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic
Delaware City Branch Channel Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over Delaware City Branch Channel ; a channel of the Chesapeake & Delaware (C&D) Canal on Delaware Rt. 9 / 5th Street
Open to traffic; bascule bridge; the bridge is maintained in the closed position
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1991
Delaware Memorial Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Wire suspension bridge over Delaware River on I-295/US 40
Open to traffic
Built as an almost identical twin to the 1951 Delaware Memorial Bridge that carries northbound traffic
Delaware River Memorial Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Suspension bridge over Delaware River on I-295 N & US 40 E
Open to traffic
Built 1951; rehabilitated 1970
Dupont Highway Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Dragon Creek on Dupont Highway in Delaware City
Open to traffic
Built 1929
Dupont Highway Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Dragon Creek on Dupont Highway in Delaware City
Open to traffic
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1941
Farm Lane Bridge   [Map]
Pratt pony truss bridge over West Clay Creek
The bridge has been restored and coated, and is awaiting installation in the Fall 2016.
This bridge was destined for a trail in York, Pennsylvania but they chose not to use it. It was listed for sale in the PennDOT "Bridges for Sale" Program. It has been engineered for 20 ton & widened to allow for 1-lane vehicular and pedestrians.
Greenbank Mill Bridge (New)   [Map]
Pratt pony truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on Pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1882 at Wawa, Pennsylvania; purchased and relocated 2009-2010 to replace earlier pony truss bridge washed out in 2003
Guyencourt Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Wooden bridge over East Penn RR (former Reading Railroad) on Guyencourt Road
Open to traffic
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1982
Husbands Run Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Husbands Run on Rockland Road
Open to traffic
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1993
I495 Christina River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Christina River, Norfolk Southern Railroad on I 495
Open to traffic
Built 1974; rehabilitated 2006; Temporarily closed & pieres jacked 2014
James Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Christina River on James St. in Newport
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1986
Kennett Pike Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Waterway on Kennett Pike in Greenville
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Kirkwood Highway Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Muddy Run on Kirkwood Highway in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1958
Lovering Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Bridle Path on Lovering Avenue in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Market Street Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Shellpot Creek on Phila Pk/Market in Bellefonte
Open to traffic
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1995
Market Street- Brandywine Creek   [Map · Street View]
Bridge
Open to traffic
Mill Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on Evanson Road
Open to traffic
Built between 1873 and 1900. Known rehabilitation 1926 and 1982.
NJ48 Delaware River Ferry   [Map · Street View]
Ferry over Delaware River on NJ48
Ferry no longer in service; Transfer bridge remains as an abandoned structure
Service ended 1951
Northeast Blvd. Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Christina River on Northeast Blvd in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1980
NS - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Norfolk Southern Railway
In use by Norfolk Southern Railroad
NS - Lower Shellpot Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over Christina River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1888
NS - Upper Shellpot Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over Christina River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1888; Rehabilitated 2003;
Odessa Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Appoquinnimink River on Delaware State Route 299 Main Street Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1929; Replaced 1991
Ogletown Road Amtrak Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Ogletown Road on Amtrak
Open to traffic
Built 1920
Old Baltimore Pike Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Little Mill Creek on Old Baltimore Pike in Elsmere
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Old Baltimore Pike Bridge
Concrete arch bridge over Christina Creek on Old Baltimore Pike in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1922
Old Greenbank Mill Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on former Greenbank Road (bypassed)
Destroyed by flooding Sept. 2003
Old Stanton Christiana Road Bridge   [Map]
Marsh arch bridge on DE Route 4 / DE Route 7
Open to pedestrians only
Paper Mill Bridge   [Map]
Bowstring through truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
The bridge was swept off it's piers in 2009, a friends group was formed but the county voted against supporting TAP funding. Sold as a complete bridge to DNREC in June of 2015.
PC - Christina River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Christina River on Penn Central Railroad
Removed
PRR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Pennsylvania RR
No longer exists
Built ca. 1925 to replace earlier bridge when canal expanded after acquisition by Army Corps of Engineers, replaced by new bridge 1/4 mile to south as canal realigned and widened in 1960s
Reading - Christina River Swing Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned through truss bridge over Christina River on Abandoned Reading Railroad
Abandoned
Reading - Pigeon Point Ferry   [Map · Street View]
Ferry across Delaware River on Reading Railroad
No longer in service; Transfer bridge (Delaware Side) and an industrial dock (New Jersey side.) remain as abandoned remnants
Built 1922; Removed from service 1976
Reedy Point Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over C&D Canal on DE 9
Open to traffic
Built 1968, replacing a lift bridge.
Reedy Point Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Route 9
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ?; Replaced 1968
Reedy Point Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Concrete stringer Shear pole bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware River on Route 9
No longer exists
Built 1910 replaced 1926
Rising Sun Lane Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt trough truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Rising Sun Road in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1979
Rockland Road Bridge   [Map]
Deck girder bridge over Brandywine Creek on Rockland Road
Open to traffic
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1993
Shellpot Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony truss bridge over Shellpot Creek on Hay Road
scheduled for demolition
built in 1978
Smith's Bridge 08-02-01 #2   [Map · Street View]
Covered bridge with steel beams over Brandywine Creek on Smith Bridge Road
Open to traffic
Built 1839 (Burr Truss Covered Bridge); Reconstructed 2002 (see Description for details)
South Market Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Christina River on South Market Street in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1927
St. Georges Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel through arch bridge over C&D Canal on US 13
Open to traffic
Built 1941
Summit Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over C&D Canal on US 301/DE 896
Open to traffic
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1987
Third Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost deck truss bridge over Christina River on 3rd Street
Replaced
US13 Naamans Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck arch bridge over Naamans Creek on Philadelphia Pike/US13
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1919; rehabilitated 1955; Replaced 1997
US40 New Castle-Pennsville Ferry   [Map]
Lost Ferry across Delaware River on US 40
Ferry no longer in service; Only posts remain
Service ended 1951
Van Buren Street Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Brandywine Creek on Van Buren Street
Open to traffic
This bridge may be listed on the Historic Register-- not certain.
Walnut Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Christina River on Walnut St. in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1954-57
Washington Street Bridge   [Map]
Concrete open spandrel arch bridge over Brandywine Creek, Conrail on Washington St. in Wilmington
Open to traffic
Built 1922; rehabilitated 2000
Washington Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1893; Replaced 1921
Wooddale Covered Bridge (New) 08-02-04 #2x   [Map]
Replica Covered Bridge over Red Clay Creek on Foxhill Lane
Open to traffic
Original bridge was built in 1850 and destroyed by flood in 2003; a replica now stands in its place built in 2008
Wooddale Covered Bridge (Old) 08-02-04x   [Map]
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on formerly private lane
Destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Isabel in September 2003
Built ca. 1850, rehabilitated 1939, 1969, and 1981, lost to flood Sept. 2003
WWRC - Ashland Truss Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on Wilmington & Western RR (former Baltimore & Ohio)
Ocasional use by excursion trains
Built 1907 from one span of Bridge 124 on B&O Wheeling Division; railroad sold to Historic Red Clay Valley 1982
WWRC - Hercules Trestle   [Map]
Stringer bridge over Red Clay Creek on Wilmington & Western Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1870s along with railroad line but rebuilt numerous tomes, most recently 2003-2004
Yorklyn Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren pony truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on Yorklyn Road in Hockessin
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1990