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Van Buren Street Bridge

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Van Buren Street Bridge

SE elevation of Van Buren St. Bridge looking north from Wawaset St.

Photo taken by Frank Danberg in December 2009

BH Photo #151102

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Brandywine Creek on Van Buren Street
Location
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Bridge was completely rehabilitated in 2002
History
This bridge may be listed on the Historic Register-- not certain.
Builder
- Concrete-Steel Engineering Co. of New York, New York (Design)
Design
Earth-filled concrete arch bridge. Have not identified original builder but the bridge was rehabilitated by Corman Construction Company of Maryland.
Dimensions
Total length: 353.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.0 ft.
Also called
Monkey Hill Bridge
State Bridge No. 698
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75560, -75.55157   (decimal degrees)
39°45'20" N, 75°33'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/452750/4400776 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington North
Inventory number
BH 43807 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2009: Added by Frank Danberg

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