President Barack Obama spent a few hours in Delaware on Thursday, stopping by Charcoal Pit on Concord Pike before heading to the Port of Wilmington to launch an  infrastructure initiative.

 

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

 

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama greets the public at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

 

President Barack Obama walks pass members of the press prior to delivering remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.   President Barack Obama visited the site of the damaged I-495 bridge in Wilmington to press the importance of investing in transportation infrastructure. Emergency repairs are currently underway to level a leaning stretch of the Christina River bridge, which has been shut down since June 2.

President Barack Obama walks pass members of the press prior to delivering remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama (RIGHT), hugs construction worker Jeremy West prior to delivering remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Port of Wilmington

President Barack Obama signs his new infrastructure initiative at the site of the damaged Christina River bridge otherwise known as the I-495 bridge on the campus of the Port of Wilmington Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Wilmington, DEL.

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