List of covered bridges in Delaware facts for kids
Below is a list of covered bridges in Delaware. There are only three authentic covered bridges in the U.S. state of Delaware of which two are historic. A covered bridge is considered authentic not due to its age, but by its construction. An authentic bridge is constructed using trusses rather than other methods such as stringers, a popular choice for non-authentic covered bridges.
|Ashland Covered Bridge||New Castle||Ashland
||ca. 1860||52 feet (16 m)||Red Clay Creek||Delaware Dept. of Highways and Trans.||Town|
|Smith's Bridge||New Castle||Beaver Valley
||1839, 1956, rebuilt 1962 and 2002||143 feet (44 m)||Brandywine Creek||State of Delaware||Burr||Original bridge burned in 1961|
|Wooddale Bridge||New Castle||Wooddale
||ca. 1850, rebuilt 2008||60 feet (18 m)||Red Clay Creek||Delaware Dept. of Highways and Trans.||Town|
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