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NS - Nanticoke River Bridge

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CR - Nanticoke River Bridge

Open of traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #294501

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Overview
Deck girder swing bridge over Nanticoke River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Bridge is part of Norfolk Southern railroad property scheduled to be leased/transferred to new operator, Delmarva Central Railroad, by end of 2016.
History
Built 1929
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- New York, Philadelphia & Norfolk Railroad (NYP&N)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck girder swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63694, -75.61379   (decimal degrees)
38°38'13" N, 75°36'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/446580/4276666 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63069 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2016: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • November 15, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Pending bridge ownership change listed
  • November 4, 2015: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • September 19, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

NS - Nanticoke River Bridge
Posted January 10, 2016, by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

A state database gives an 1890 construction date for this bridge: https://www.deldot.gov/archaeology/historic_pres/delaware_br...