Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Follow South Jersey Times on Twitter @TheSJTimes. Subscribe to NJ.com ». The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Wij willen hier een beschrijving geven, maar de site die u nu bekijkt staat dit niet toe. On April 4, 1989, the river apparently claimed another victim. The bridge is a lasting memorial to those soldiers who gave their lives in World War II, the Korean Conflict, Vietnam and Operation Desert Storm. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. About 35 million vehicles cross the bridges annually. The distance from center of the bridge to the water is about 200 feet. -- A man jumped from the New Jersey-bound span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge this morning, officials confirmed. UPDATE: The situation was resolved at 5:55 p.m. NEW CASTLE, Del. The body was taken to the Delaware State Medical Examiner's Office where positive identification was made, Salmon said. Bill Gallo Jr. may be reached at bgallo@njadvancemedia.com. (Lori M. Nichols | For NJ.com). According to Delaware River and Bay Authority spokesman Jim Salmon, two lanes are closed to traffic due to DRBA police activity. Suicide by jumping from a bridge. All rights reserved (About Us). NEW CASTLE, Del. Authorities said he exited his vehicle and jumped around 7:35 a.m. Hopefully she doesn't. Jumper hanging from Delaware Memorial Bridge, causing lane shutdown, witness says Updated Jan 16, 2019; Posted Aug 08, 2016 By Don E. Woods | For NJ.com Please support the journalism you trust. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). The distance from the roadway to the river is 200 feet. The man's body was discovered on Monday around 12:30 p.m. south of the bridge along the Delaware River shoreline in Battery Park in Old New Castle, Delaware, Salmon said. Matt Gray may be reached at mgray@njadvancemedia.com. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. Traffic on the bridge was constantly heavy. The incident happened shortly after 8 a.m. when a man stopped his vehicle in the right lane at mid-point of the span, according to Delaware River & Bay Authority spokesman Jim Salmon.