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James Street Bridge

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James Street Bridge Newport DE

Overview of bascule bridge. This was shot from the NW quadrant.

Photo taken by Frank Danberg in August 2008

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BH Photo #134042

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Christina River on James St. in Newport
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1986
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 212.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71056, -75.60889   (decimal degrees)
39°42'38" N, 75°36'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/447806/4395809 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington South
Inventory number
BH 12290 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 36.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
3,727

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 19, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 23, 2009: New photos from Frank Danberg

Sources 

  • Frank Danberg
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

James Street Bridge
Posted July 24, 2008, by Anonymous

This bridge no longer operates.