New Castle County

NameLocationStatusDesignYear BuiltYear LostSpan Length (ft.)Total Length (ft.)
7th Street Bridge7th Street over Brandywine RiverNo longer existsWarren through truss1902------
Amtrak - Brandywine River BridgeAmtrak (former Penn Central/PRR) over Brandywine River/CreekOpen to trafficDeck plate girder--------
Amtrak - Brick Arch ViaductAmtrak over Beech Street; LandOpen to trafficBrick arch1902----2161.3
Amtrak - Naaman Creek Stone ArchAmtrak over Naaman CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1901------
Amtrak - Steel Mill Road ArchAmtrak over Steel Mill RoadOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch--------
Amtrak - US13 OverpassAmtrak over US 13Open to trafficGirder----58.1118.1
Ashland Covered Bridge 08-02-02Barley Mill Road over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficTown lattice truss----46.952.2
Augustine Cutoff BridgeAugustine Cutoff over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficWarren deck truss1980--164.1825.8
Augustine Cutoff Bridge (Old)Augustine Cutoff over Brandywine CreekReplaced by a new bridgeFink deck truss18851980164.1826.2
B&O - Christina River BridgeBaltimore & Ohio Railroad over Christina RiverNo longer existsPony/through plate girder--------
Barley Mill Road BridgeDE 141 (Barley Mill Road) over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficDeck plate girder1951--158.1816.0
Barley Mill Road OverpassBarley Mill Road over Wilmington & Western RRRemoved but not replaced Dec. 1991Timber stringer--1991----
Blackbird Creek BridgeBridge over Blackbird CreekNo longer existsCable-stayed1925------
Blackbird Creek BridgeUS 13 (Dupont Parkway) over Blackbird CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1920--42.042.0
Brandywine Park North Bank Trail Stone BridgeBrandywine Park trail over Branch of Brandywine CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyStone arch--------
Brandywine Park Swinging BridgePedestrian path over Brandywine CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyWire suspension1909------
Chambers Rock Road BridgeChambers Rock Road over White Clay CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony truss with alternating verticals1928--66.968.9
Chesapeake & Delaware Canal BridgeSummit Bridge Road over Chesapeake & Delaware CanalReplaced by a new bridgePratt through truss--------
Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Rt. 1 BridgeDelaware Highway 1 over C&D Canal, Rd 412Open to trafficCable-stayed1995--750.04650.2
Christina Creek BridgeOld Baltimore Pike over Christina CreekOpen to trafficOpen-spandrel arch1922--64.064.0
Creek Road BridgeCreek Road over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1922--81.086.9
Creek Road BridgeCreek Rd/Sr82 over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficPony/through girder1939--104.0107.0
CSX - Brandywine River BridgeCSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad) over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficBrick arch1910------
CSX - Mill Creek BridgeCSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio RR,) over Mill CreekOpen to trafficStone arch--------
CSX - South Branch Naaman Creek Stone ArchCSX Railroad over South Branch Naaman CreekOpen to trafficStone arch--------
DCR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal BridgeDelmarva Central Railroad over Chesapeake & Delaware CanalIn use by Norfolk Southern RailroadModern Warren through truss1965------
Delaware City Branch Channel BridgeDelaware Rt. 9 / 5th Street over Delaware City Branch Channel ; a channel of the Chesapeake & Delaware (C&D) CanalOpen to traffic; bascule bridge; the bridge is maintained in the closed positionGirder1933--88.6134.5
Delaware Memorial Bridge (1951 Eastbound)Eastbound I-295/US 40 over Delaware RiverOpen to trafficSuspension1951--2150.010796.5
Delaware Memorial Bridge (1968 Westbound)I-295/US 40 over Delaware RiverOpen to trafficWire suspension1968--2150.010796.5
Dupont Highway BridgeDupont Highway over Dragon CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1929--20.024.0
Dupont Highway BridgeDupont Highway over Dragon CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1920--20.024.0
Farm Lane BridgeBridge over West Clay CreekThe bridge has been restored and coated, and is awaiting installation in the Fall 2016.Pratt pony truss1889----69.8
Greenbank Mill Bridge (New)Pedestrian path over Red Clay CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyPratt pony truss1882--63.064.0
Guyencourt Road BridgeGuyencourt Road over Reading RailroadOpen to trafficTimber stringer1918--24.066.9
Hagley Creek Road BridgeHagely Creek Road over Mill CreekOpen to trafficStone arch--------
Hay Road-Shellpot Creek BridgeHay Road over Shellpot CreekOpen to trafficConcrete tee beam1951--38.1129.9
Husbands Run BridgeRockland Road over Husbands RunOpen to trafficSlab1932--25.327.6
I495 Christina River BridgeI 495 over Christina River, Norfolk Southern RailroadOpen to trafficDeck plate girder1974--325.14804.4
Interstate 95 Brandywine Creek BridgeI-95 over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficSteel stringer1964--245.11882.0
James Street BridgeJames Street over Christina RiverOpen to trafficOther1929--64.0212.9
James Street Bridge (Old)James Street over Christina RiverNo longer exists replacedThrough truss--------
Kennett Pike BridgeKennett Pike over WaterwayOpen to trafficDeck arch1925--24.025.9
Kirkwood Highway BridgeKirkwood Highway over Muddy RunOpen to trafficDeck arch1900--49.956.1
Lovering Avenue BridgeLovering Avenue over Bridle PathOpen to trafficDeck arch1900--36.143.0
Market Street BridgePhila Pk/Market over Shellpot CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1900--15.142.0
Market Street- Brandywine CreekNORTH MARKET ST over BRANDYWINE CREEKOpen to trafficStringer1928--154.9211.0
Mill Creek BridgeEvanson Road over Mill CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony truss------20.0
Mt. Cuba Center BridgeBridge over Barley Mill RoadOpen to pedestrians only (?)Pratt pony truss------55.8
NJ48 Delaware River FerryFerry over Delaware RiverFerry no longer in service; Transfer bridge remains as an abandoned structureFerry--------
Norfolk Southern RR- Stanton Christiana BridgeNorfolk Southern over Old Rte. 7, Rd 336dUnknown statusGirder----29.936.1
North Chapel Street UnderpassCSX Railroad over North Chapel StreetOpen to trafficDeck plate girderca. 1920--27.9205.1
North Park Drive BridgeNorth Park Drive over Branch of Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficSlab--------
Northeast Blvd. BridgeNortheast Blvd. over Christina RiverOpen to trafficOther1980----628.0
NS - Lower Shellpot BridgeNorfolk Southern Railway over Christina RiverOpen to trafficPratt through truss1888------
NS - Upper Shellpot BridgeNorfolk Southern Railway over Christina RiverOpen to trafficPratt through truss1888------
Odessa BridgeDelaware State Route 299 Main Street Road over Appoquinnimink RiverReplaced by a new bridgeDeck plate girder19291991----
Ogletown Road Amtrak OverpassAmtrak (former Penn Central/PRR) over Ogletown RoadOpen to trafficDeck arch1920--45.945.9
Old Baltimore Pike BridgeOld Baltimore Pike over Little Mill CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1931--49.958.1
Old Capitol Trail BridgeOld Capitol Trail over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficPony/through plate girder1931--112.9119.1
Old Greenbank Mill Bridgeformer Greenbank Road (bypassed) over Red Clay CreekDestroyed by flooding Sept. 2003Pony truss--2003----
Old Stanton Christiana Road BridgeDE Route 4 / DE Route 7 (Old Alignment) over White Clay Creek and Mill CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyConcrete through arch1942--125.0--
Paper Mill BridgeTrail over Red Clay CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyBowstring through truss1883--120.0120.0
Paper Mill Road BridgePaper Mill Road over White Clay CreekOpen to trafficConcrete stringer1947--118.1160.1
PC - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (2nd)Bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware CanalNo longer existsThrough trussca. 19251972----
PC - Christina River BridgePenn Central Railroad over Christina RiverRemovedDeck plate girder--------
PRR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (1st)Pennsylvania RR over Original Alignment C&D CanalReplaced by a new bridgeDeck plate girder--1925----
Reading - Christina River Swing BridgeAbandoned Reading Railroad over Christina RiverAbandonedThrough truss--------
Reading - Pigeon Point FerryFerry over Delaware RiverNo longer in service; Transfer bridge (Delaware Side) and an industrial dock (New Jersey side.) remain as abandoned remnantsFerry19221976----
Red Clay Creek BridgePrivate Road over Red Clay CreekOpen to authorized vehicles onlyStone arch--------
Reedy Point BridgeDE 9 over C&D CanalOpen to trafficWarren through truss1968--600.18432.5
Reedy Point Bridge (Old)Route 9 over Chesapeake & Delaware CanalReplaced by a new bridgeThrough truss--1968----
Reedy Point Bridge (Older)Route 9 over Chesapeake & Delaware RiverNo longer existsConcrete stringer19101926----
Rising Sun Lane BridgeRising Sun Lane over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficPratt through truss1928--123.0128.9
Rising Sun Lane UnderpassAbandoned railroad over Rising Sun RoadDerelict/abandonedDeck plate girder1923--38.448.6
Rockland Road BridgeRockland Road over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficDeck girder1933--111.9164.1
Shellpot Creek BridgeHay Road over Shellpot Creekscheduled for demolitionPony truss1978------
Smith's Bridge 08-02-01 #2Smith Bridge Road over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1839--44.9143.1
South Market Street BridgeSouth Market Street over Christina RiverOpen to trafficOther1927----288.1
South Market Street Swing Bridge (Old)South Marked Street over Christina RiverReplaced by a new bridgeWarren through truss with no verticals--1927----
St. Georges BridgeUS 13 over C&D CanalOpen to trafficSteel through arch1941----4209.2
Summit BridgeUS 301/DE 896 over C&D CanalOpen to trafficPolygonal Warren through truss1959--182.8627.3
Third Street Bridge3rd Street over Christina RiverReplacedDeck truss--------
US13 Naamans Creek BridgePhiladelphia Pike/US13 over Naamans CreekReplaced by a new bridgeDeck arch1919199745.949.9
US40 New Castle-Pennsville FerryFerry over Delaware RiverFerry no longer in service; Only posts remainFerry--------
Van Buren Street BridgeVan Buren Street over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1906----353.0
Walnut Street BridgeWalnut Street over Christina RiverOpen to trafficOther1954-1957--276.0640.1
Washington Street BridgeWashington Street over Brandywine Creek, ConrailOpen to trafficOpen-spandrel arch1922--250.0720.2
Washington Street Bridge (Old)Washington Street over Brandywine CreekReplaced by a new bridgeBaltimore deck truss18931921----
Wooddale Covered Bridge (New) 08-02-04 #2xFoxhill Lane over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficTown lattice truss2009--53.560.0
Wooddale Covered Bridge (Old) 08-02-04xformerly private lane over Red Clay CreekDestroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Isabel in September 2003Town lattice truss1850 (ca.)200353.060.0
WWRC - Ashland Truss BridgeWilmington & Western RR (former Baltimore & Ohio) over Red Clay CreekOcasional use by excursion trainsPratt through truss1907----104.0
WWRC - Hercules TrestleWilmington & Western Railroad over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficStringer--------
Yorklyn Road BridgeYorklyn Road over Red Clay CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony truss1929--75.178.1