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9th Street Pedestrian Bridge

Wilmington, Delaware

Railway

Owner:

Woodlawn Trustees, Inc

Engineer:

URS Corporation

Contractor:

J.D. Eckman, Inc.

Installation:

April 2006

A Continental® bridge was installed as part of a beautification project in downtown Wilmington. The Gateway® style truss bridge connects a neighborhood to a new multi-million dollar public library and children’s playground.

The bridge features custom built-in lighting and mesh panels fitting four triangular openings in each bay. “The new pedestrian bridge – a project that involved cooperative efforts by the City of Wilmington, the Woodlawn Trustees, the state of Delaware and New Castle County – will strengthen area neighborhoods.”

Technical Description:

  • Width: 10-ft.
  • Span: 147-ft.
  • Style: Gateway®
  • Finish: Painted Steel
  • Decking: Concrete

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