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(A Delaware Department of Transportation graphic showing their plan to fix the sagging I-495 bridge.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

I-495 Bridge In Wilmington To Remain Closed All Summer

The plan involves planting new supports down into the bedrock under the river bed, using powerful jacks to level the span, and, in some cases, removing and replacing the structures immediately under the bridge surface.

06/10/2014

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Wilmington Businessman Claims He Called 9-1-1 About Bridge More Than A Month Before Closure

Officials in Delaware are still monitoring the I-495 bridge over the Christina River. They closed it last week because of support columns that shifted, causing safety concerns.

06/09/2014

FILE PHOTO (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

DelDOT Continues To Search For Cause Of Tilting I-495 Bridge

Eyewitness News reporter Jan Carabeo was able to speak with the engineering consulting company that tipped DelDOT off to this problem in the first place.

06/05/2014

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Delaware Officials Order Immediate Bridge Inspections

The action comes after the Interstate 495 bridge was closed because of tilting support columns.

06/05/2014

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Officials: Mountain Of Dirt Suspected In Del. Bridge Closure

State transportation officials said Wednesday that they believe a contractor is responsible for dumping a massive mound of dirt suspected of shifting the ground underneath an interstate highway bridge and forcing its closure.

06/04/2014

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Wilmington Officials Provide Detours After I-495 Bridge Closure

DelDOT closed the bridge at 6 p.m. Monday because an inspection showed four of the 37 support columns are tilted as much as four percent out of vertical alignment.

06/04/2014

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Construction Results In Temporary Closure Of Camden County Bridge

The reconstruction of the Broadway Bridge between Gloucester City and Brooklawn will result in its closure from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday.

10/21/2013

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