Delaware Memorial Bridge

Croda Inc., in New Castle located at the base of the Delaware Memorial Bridge had a toxic release leaking ethylene oxide, an extremely flammable gas, from a tank on the site, causing the bridge to be shut down for several hours on Sunday night.
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August 13, 2019 - 9:37 am
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware environmental officials are updating residents about actions taken by a chemical plant owner since a gas leak last year temporarily closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge one of the busiest travel days of the year. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental...
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David Madden
April 30, 2019 - 2:54 pm
NEW CASTLE, DE (KYW Newsradio) — Tolls are going up at midnight Tuesday night on the Delaware Memorial Bridge connecting Salem County in New Jersey with New Castle County in Delaware. More than 50,000 cars per day use the twin bridges that are a major connector between the southern end of the New...
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David Madden
February 20, 2019 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware River and Bay Authority has again approved a toll increase for drivers on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The first one, approved in December, was vetoed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy because the revenue raised went to projects not deemed to be necessary...
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David Madden
February 13, 2019 - 5:09 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — A proposed toll increase on the Delaware Memorial Bridge was rejected last month by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. Now comes word that he’ll let a modified version of the hike go through. Discussions between Murphy and Delaware Gov. John Carney centered on projects...
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware Memorial Bridge was shut down for several hours during the Thanksgiving holiday rush home by a problem at a nearby chemical plant. Bridge operators have now been reimbursed for the cost of that shutdown. It could not have come at a worse time. Sunday...
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David Madden
January 03, 2019 - 12:21 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has vetoed a toll increase on the Delaware Memorial Bridge scheduled to take effect in March. Murphy’s action came in the form of a two-page letter sent to the Delaware River and Bay Authority, which unanimously approved the hike from $...
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David Madden
December 18, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — It’ll cost more come March to use the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent increase in tolls from $4 to $5 for most drivers. Some 50,000 vehicles a day use the twin bridges connecting New Castle County, Del., and Salem...
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David Madden
November 27, 2018 - 12:58 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers who use the the Delaware Memorial Bridge could soon pay more to cross between New Jersey and Delaware. It’s been eight years since the one-way toll has been increased. The proposal would take the charge from $4 to $5 for passenger cars, with other changes...
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David Madden
September 12, 2018 - 3:14 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Ceremonies were held in New Castle Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the twin spans that serve as the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The first bridge opened in 1951, and the second one followed later in 1968. Delaware Gov. John Carney noted the tumultuous times...
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