Bridges

Commodore Barry Bridge

The Commodore Barry Bridge is a cantilever bridge across the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Bridgeport, New Jersey.

  • Connects: Chester, PA to Bridgeport, NJ
  • Initial Investment: $126.7 million
  • Began Construction: April 14, 1969
  • Opened to Traffic: February 1, 1974
  • 2020 Two Way Traffic: 11.2 million vehicles
    • During 2020, bridge traffic was significantly impacted for the period from mid-March through December, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2019 Two Way Traffic: 14.6 million vehicles
  • Number of Lanes: 5
  • Modes of Transportation: 1. The bridge provides vehicular lanes only.
  • Width: 60' travel lanes (curb to curb)
  • Length: 13,912' (abutment to abutment)
  • Navigable channel width: 800'
  • Navigable channel depth: 40'
  • 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

DIRECTIONS


TRAVEL ADVISORIES

Scheduled construction work: pot hole repairs and biennial inspection.

Monday-Friday:

  • 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. -- 2 lanes to PA; 2 lanes to NJ
  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- 1 lanes to PA; 2 lanes to NJ

PROJECTS

COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE PAINTING

A project to de-lead and repaint the bridge and more.

Details

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