Categories: Office of Governor Markell
(New Castle, DE) Today at 11:59 a.m., Delaware Governor Jack Markell and Delaware River and Bay Authority Commissioners congratulated Jeff Wright of Wildwood, New Jersey, on being the one billionth customer at the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The 51-year-old computer consultant was heading to Wilmington, Delaware to meet with a customer. Governor Markell presented Mr. Wright with a framed commemorative photo of the Delaware Memorial Bridge; a copy of Bill Miller’s “Crossing the Delaware”, a book that chronicles the history of the Delaware Memorial Bridge; and a souvenir silver Bridge token. In addition, the Delaware River and Bay Authority will load $250 onto Mr. Wright’s E-ZPass account. The ceremony took place in lane two at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Toll Plaza.