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Wooddale Covered Bridge (New) 08-02-04 #2x

Photos 

Wooddale Covered Bridge elevation

This is the SW facing elevation of the bridge (looking towards the NE). The bridge was completely rebuilt in 2008. Note that there is a rock facia over concrete abutments.

Photo taken by Frank Danberg in December 2009

BH Photo #151098

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Replica Covered Bridge over Red Clay Creek on Foxhill Lane
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Original bridge was destroyed by a flood in 2003 and a replica was built in its place in 2008.
History
Original bridge was built in 1850 and destroyed by flood in 2003; a replica now stands in its place built in 2008
Design
Town truss covered bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.5 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Skew angle
10 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76608, -75.63695   (decimal degrees)
39°45'58" N, 75°38'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/445444/4401989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kennett Square
Inventory numbers
WGCB 08-02-04#2x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 41808 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2011: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added photos & map, replaced data on new (replacement) span with data from original bridge.
  • December 29, 2009: New photos from Frank Danberg
  • March 17, 2009: Added by Frank Danberg

Sources 

  • Frank Danberg
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV