Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge has been renamed by the Delaware Department of Transportation to the Senator William V. Roth Bridge. When it opened in 1995, it was the first concrete segmental cable-stayed bridge in the northeast United States. The innovative design concepts in this bridge achieved an economical solution by saving $6.2 million in alternate bid designs and resulted in an aesthetically pleasing bridge that has earned twelve design awards, including the 1995 Harry H. Edwards Award from the Precast Concrete Institute, recognizing innovative use of concrete.

The PCI jury noted that the bridge
“…contains an innovative delta frame concept that reduces the size of the main-span and back-span boxes...By keeping the same precast concrete box section in both approach spans and main spans, weights and construction costs were significantly reduced.”

For image or content usage request:

Terms and Conditions of Use.

By accessing or using this site, you agree to the following conditions. If you disagree with any of the conditions, do not use this site. We reserve the right to change these conditions at any time.

This site is owned and operated by FIGG Engineering Group. All material found at this site is copyrighted by FIGG. You may not download or print material from this site without our written permission. You may not post materials from this site on another web site or on a computer network without our written permission. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of data or other contents from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without our written permission. You may not mirror on your own site the home page or any other pages contained in this site. Use of the content and materials on this site for any purpose not expressly permitted is prohibited.

We are not liable for any special or consequential damages resulting from your use of, or your inability to use, the materials in this site or any link site, including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption and loss of programs or other data on your information handling system.

The materials of this site and any link sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.