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Hockessin in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wooddale Bridge

Red Clay Creek

 
 
Wooddale Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 10, 2014
1. Wooddale Bridge Marker
Inscription. Original Town Lattice Truss Covered Bridge - ca. 1850 Rehabilitated - 1939 Steel Beams Added - 1981 Destroyed by Flood/ Steel Acrow Bridge Placed - 2003 Town Lattice Truss Covered Bridge Replacement - 2008 Engineering & Project Management - Delaware DOT General Contractor - Mumford and Miller Concrete, Inc. Timber Framing - Pocopson Industries, Inc. Stone Mason - Stonescapes, Inc. This bridge is dedicated to the residents of the Wooddale and the local community, whose involvement and support made this project possible.
 
Location. 39° 45.949′ N, 75° 38.204′ W. Marker is in Hockessin, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of Foxhill Lane and W. Rolling Mill Rd, on the right when traveling north on Foxhill Lane. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hockessin DE 19707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary's Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp DuPont (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brandywine Springs (approx. 1.5 miles away); Greenbank Mill (approx. 1.8 miles away); The "Annie Oakleys": First Female Prison Guards in the United States
Wooddale Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 10, 2014
2. Wooddale Bridge Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Wilmington & Western Railroad (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of DuPont Airfield (approx. 2 miles away); Delcastle (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is attached to a wall that adjoins the southeast side of the bridge.
 
Also see . . .  Wooddale Covered Bridge Reconstruction Project. (Submitted on April 10, 2014, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Wooddale Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 10, 2014
3. Wooddale Bridge Marker
Traveling through the bridge
Wooddale Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, April 10, 2014
4. Wooddale Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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