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
- 2021 Two Way Traffic: 13.5 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
Scheduled construction work: pot hole repairs and biennial inspection.
- 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. -- 2 lanes to PA; 1 lanes to NJ
COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE PAINTING
A project to de-lead and repaint the bridge and more.