After several starts and stops the Delaware Department of Transportation finally pulled victory from the jaws of defeat. (Lots of back story here about the failed attempts to get this bridge built, but much too long for here.) Suffice it to say that the bridge is very beautiful and provides a great visual backdrop as you drive along Route 1 headed to Dewey or Bethany Beach. It shines like blue diamonds in the night and is really a striking bit of structure juxtaposed with the scrub brush and sand dunes between you and the ocean. Two lanes in each direction with a bike/hiking path along the East side makes it a great way to see the ocean or the bay from a new perspective. It makes for great photos anytime and somehow makes my spirits soar each time I see it!