Old Stanton Christiana Road Bridge
Photo taken by Doug Kerr
BH Photo #334823
This is an arch bridge that is no longer open to vehicular traffic, but still allows pedestrians. A concrete tied arch bridge that was built over the White Clay Creek in Stanton in 1941, it was closed around 1985 as a modern span was built for DE 4/DE 7.
More information found at: http://www.roadsites.org/losthwy/de-004_007.html
According to the Historic Bridge Inventory, this bridge replaced a six panel pin-connected Pratt through truss.
- Marsh arch bridge on DE Route 4 / DE Route 7
- Stanton, New Castle County, Delaware
- Open to pedestrians only
- - Delaware State Highway Department (Design)
- J. A. Bader Co. of Wilmington, Delaware (Contractor)
- Rainbow arch (concrete bowstring/tied arch bridge)
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
- Also called
- State Bridge NC-246
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.70731, -75.65249 (decimal degrees)
39°42'26" N, 75°39'09" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/444066/4395475 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 68836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- July 10, 2016: New photo from Nathan Myers
- August 11, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Refined bridge type, added dimensions and builders.
- August 11, 2015: Added by Doug Kerr
- Doug Kerr
- Nathan Holth
- Nathan Myers - nathanmyers94 [at] yahoo [dot] com