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Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Rt. 1 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken in July 2005

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BH Photo #256228

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Bridge was built between 1991 and 1994 and opened December 23, 1995. It was built to replace the St. George Bridge but local opposition enabled the Corps of Engineers to keep both bridges open.

Web page on bridge: http://www.johnweeks.com/c-and-d-canal/pages/roth.html

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over C&D Canal, Rd 412 on Delaware Highway 1
Location
Saint Georges, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1995
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 750.0 ft.
Total length: 4,650.2 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Also called
Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge
Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54972, -75.65611   (decimal degrees)
39°32'59" N, 75°39'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/443628/4377988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Georges
Inventory number
BH 56609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
112,350

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • January 4, 2014: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added link to web page for bridge
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • June 14, 2013: Added by M. D. Caillet

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