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Husbands Run Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #312412

Map 

Description 

State Highway Bridge 20 is an exceptional example of a single span concrete encased girder bridge. The combination of masonry substructure and "skyscraper style" embellishment links two concurrent trends in Delaware bridge design of the 1930s.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Husbands Run on Rockland Road
Location
Woodbrook, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1993
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.3 ft.
Total length: 27.6 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78615, -75.56174   (decimal degrees)
39°47'10" N, 75°33'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/451900/4404172 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington North
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,712
Inventory number
BH 65279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER DE-34 - State Highway Bridge No. 20, Spanning Husband Run at Rockland Road (CR 232), 1.1. miles northwest of intersection of U.S. Route 202 & Rockland Road, Rockland, New Castle County, DE