The Reedy Point Bridge, a popular C&D Canal crossing for bicyclists in Delaware, will be closing for a few months. Cyclists are advised to use the Saint Georges Bridge as an alternate —
Newark Post – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will close the Reedy Point Bridge over the C&D Canal in Delaware for repairs, beginning in Apri. The bridge is expected to open in the fall.
“For safety reasons, we need to close both lanes of the bridge. This will also expedite the construction, which would have taken over a year to complete if we closed only one lane at a time,” said Timothy Kelly, the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal project manager. “There is a procedure in place to allow emergency vehicles and responders to cross the bridge during the construction period.”