Commodore Barry Bridge

Acting Bridge Director: Dan Auletto
(215)218-3750 ext. 4800

Owned by the Delaware River Port Authority, construction began for the Commodore Barry Bridge April 14, 1969.

Opened to traffic February 1, 1974
River/waterway crossing: Delaware River
Location: Bridgeport NJ/Chester PA
Width (out to out): 76 feet-10 inches
Travel width (curb to curb): 60 feet
Number of lanes: 5
The bridge does not have railroad/transit tracks
Length of the bridge (abutment to abutment): 13,912 feet
Navigable channel width: 800 feet
Navigable channel depth: 40 feet
Structural steel weight: 49,000 tons
Foundation type: piles (main piers), and piles (approach piers)
Type of connection: weld (shop) and bolt (field)
Roadway surface: concrete
Type of paint: urethane alkyd

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