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President Obama To Visit Damaged 495 Bridge Site In Wilmington

As Congress decides whether to add money to the nation’s highway trust fund, President Obama will visit Delaware later today to see a damaged bridge.

07/17/2014

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Repairs To I-495 Bridge On Schedule…So Far

Repairs to the Interstate 495 bridge in New Castle County are moving along, though there’s no indication the span across the Christina River will open any sooner than expected.

06/25/2014

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Piles of Dirt Under I-95 at Girard Ave. Pose No Risk, PennDOT Assures

After Delaware highway officials discovered a giant dirt pile caused a bridge on Interstate 495 to tilt, Penndot says the situation under I-95 is much different.

06/18/2014

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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

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Dirt Mound Suspected In Bridge Damage Dwindling

The removal of a massive mound of dirt suspected of causing a nearby interstate bridge in Delaware to tilt is almost complete.

06/08/2014

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (pictured right, in suit) gets briefed on the status of the I-495 bridge. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Senator Coons Briefed On Repairs To I-495 Bridge

Delaware US Senator Chris Coons touring the site around the I-495 bridge, says $2-million in initial emergency federal funds have been made available.

06/06/2014

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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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No Quick Fixes For I-495 Bridge In Wilmington As Investigation Continues

Engineers are only in the early stages of this investigation. The findings presented today are preliminary.

06/03/2014

I-495 bridge work in Delaware. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

I-495 Bridge Over Christina River To Remain Closed Indefinitely

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

06/02/2014

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UPDATE: I-495 Reopened After Crash Snarls Traffic In Wilmington; 1 Injured

The accident was reported at about 2:45 p.m. on I-495 northbound on the Christina River Bridge.

08/20/2013

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Police Identify Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash

Delaware State police have identified a Maryland man who was killed when his truck overturned and rolled down an embankment on Interstate 495.

07/26/2013

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1 Dead, Major Delays Following Crash On I-495 In New Castle, Del.

One person is dead following a multi-vehicle accident on I-495 in Delaware on Tuesday.

04/16/2013

Driver trapped for more than an hour in a crash in Wilmington, Delaware Thursday.

Crash Closes I-495 NB In Wilmington

A tractor trailer driver was trapped in the cab of his truck for an hour Thursday following a crash on I-495 in New Castle County, Delaware.

11/18/2010