Delaware River and Bay Authority
Provides vital transportation links between Delaware and New JerseyP.O. Box 71
New Castle, Delaware 19720
United States of America
DescriptionThe Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state government agency created by Compact in 1962 (click here for pdf version of the original compact), operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge—the world’s longest twin span suspension bridge, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry System—home of the M.V. Twin Capes, the nation’s most luxurious ferry, and the Three Forts Ferry Crossing on the Delaware River, as well as the Airport Facility at New Castle, DE. Since its inception, the DRBA has successfully carried out its primary mission of providing vital transportation links between the states of Delaware and New Jersey.
The Compact Revisions in 1990 empowered the Authority to use its resources to participate in economic development ventures in Delaware and the four southern counties of New Jersey.