State Highway Bridge No. 2, Spanning Brandywine Creek at Rockland Road, Rockland, New Castle County, DE
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Spanning Brandywine Creek at Rockland Road, Rockland, DE
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER DE-35
Significance: State Highway Bridge No. 2 is a highly ornamental example of a concrete-encased steel girder bridge. The construction of a new steel girder bridge for the Rockland crossing reflects a significant trend which occurred in the 1920's and 1930's in New Castle County, as the Levy Court pursued a systematic program of replacing obsolescent covered bridges with structures embodying modern technology.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW EAST, ROADWAY ELEVATION
2. VIEW WEST, ROADWAY ELEVATION
3. VIEW NORTH, LOOKING AT ENTIRE SOUTH SIDE OF BRIDGE
4. VIEW SOUTHEAST, EAST END PARAPET
5. VIEW NORTHWEST, EAST END PARAPET
6. VIEW NORTH, PARAPET WITH INCISIONS FOR PLAQUE (MISSING)
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