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Reedy Point Bridge (Old)

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Reedy Point Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #287606

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss vertical-lift bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Route 9
Location
New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; Replaced 1968
Design
Parker through truss vertical-lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55831, -75.58263   (decimal degrees)
39°33'30" N, 75°34'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/449947/4378897 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delaware City
Inventory number
BH 61647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1927 (840)
Built during 1920s (9,730)
Delaware (149)
Lost (23,618)
Lost 1968 (76)
Lost during 1960s (679)
Movable (2,899)
New Castle County, Delaware (99)
Owned by city (5,169)
Parker through truss (1,274)
Parker truss (1,651)
Replaced by new bridge (15,769)
Through truss (14,638)
Truss (32,111)
Vertical lift (417)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 1, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com