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TRAFFIC ALERT - Crystal Road Closed for the Replacement of Crossroad Pipe

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:33:17 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will impact the following roadway:

7 a.m. on Monday, May 1 until 3 p.m. on Friday, May 5, pending weather

Crystal Road between Judith Road and Hartly Road

Detour Routes:

Eastbound Crystal Road traffic will travel north onto Judith Road, then west on Hartly Road and return to Crystal Road.

Westbound Crystal Road traffic will travel east on Hartly Road, then south on Judith Road and back to Crystal Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Weekend Closure of I-495 NB for Patching

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:32:15 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 PM ON FRIDAY, APRIL 28 UNTIL 5 AM ON MONDAY, MAY 1

WHERE: I-495 NORTHBOUND BETWEEN I-495/I-95 NB SOUTHERN SPLIT AND EXIT 1/U.S. ROUTE 13

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor JJID Inc., will be patching I-495 northbound. In an effort to minimize the impact to the traveling public, the work will be accomplished during the weekends. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of U.S. Route 113 in Milford for the Replacement and General Maintenance of Railroad Crossing

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:31:18 GMT

Milford (Kent & Sussex Counties) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be replacing and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing at U.S. Route 113/DuPont Highway between SR 14/Milford-Harrington Highway and Kings Highway in Milford. The railroad crossing will be closed at 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 until midnight on Friday, May 19, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project Will Require the Nighttime Closure of Boyds Corner Road

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:29:57 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor will be placing concrete girders for the new U.S. Route 301 bridge over SR 896 (Boyds Corner Road). [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - DE Turf Sports Complex Will Require Closure of Crossovers

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:29:20 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

For the safety of motorists, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will close crossovers surrounding the Delaware Turf Sports Complex.

The crossovers between the sports complex and the Thompsonville interchange will be closed on the following dates below from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. on SR 1 northbound and southbound. Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured to the Exit 86/North Frederica Interchange to access SR 1 southbound. [More]




DelDOT Provides Real Time Crowd Source Traffic Management Through New Data Exchange Partnership

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:44:48 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Secretary Jennifer Cohan today announced crowd sourced travel information available for Delaware roadways is being expanded through a free, two-way data-sharing partnership between the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and Waze (www.waze.com), a free, real-time crowdsourced traffic and navigation app.

"As we've seen with our DelDOT Mobile App, travelers rely more and more on their smartphones for real-time traffic data. This new partnership represents yet another way DelDOT is modernizing and enhancing our DelDOT Mobile App, available for free on the App store," said Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Crossing Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Log Cabin Hill Road

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:50:31 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delaware Coastline Railroad Company will be repaving and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Log Cabin Hill Road between Josephs Road to Sweetbriar Road/Dairy Farm Road.

The road closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, May 8 until midnight on Friday, May 12, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Westbound utilizing Log Cabin Hill Road from Sweetbriar Road/Dairy Farm Road to U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - NEW DATES: Bridge Deck Repairs Will Require SR 1 SB Lane Closures-Kent County

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:26:04 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will be repairing the bridge deck on SR 1 southbound (Bridge over St. Jones River) between Route 9 and Trap Shooters Road near Dover. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 8 until Thursday, June 1, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Trees Will Require Daytime Closure of Center Mill Road

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:24:02 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Davey Tree Service will be removing trees that pose a safety hazard to motorists on Center Mill Road between Old Kennett Road and Burnt Mill Road. The roadway will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9 and Wednesday, May 10.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Installation of Beacons at SR 42 and Brenford Road/Seeneytown Road Intersection

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:10:20 GMT

Cheswold (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Section in conjunction with Byers Electrical Construction announces that construction will begin at the intersection of SR 42/Seven Hickories Road and Brenford Road/Seeneytown Road. The work hours will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, pending weather. This project is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 1 until late June. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Crossing Repaving and General Maintenance Will Require the Closure of North Oak Grove Road

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:39:05 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delaware Coastline Railroad will be repaving and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on North Oak Grove Road between Route 20/Stein Highway and Wild Turkey Road in Seaford.

North Oak Grove Road will be closed at 5 a.m. on Monday, May 1 until midnight on Friday, May 5, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Northbound utilizing Route 20/Stein Highway from North Oak Grove Road onto Shufelt Road to Wild Turkey Road and return to North Oak Grove Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require Lane Closures on SR 4-New Castle County

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:27:25 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 28

WHERE: SR 4/Chestnut Hill Road and Christina Parkway eastbound/westbound (Railroad Crossing) between SR 72 and SR 896, Newark.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be patching the roadway at their railroad crossing.

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Signal Upgrades at Milltown Road and Limestone Road Intersection

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:25:45 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor JJID Inc. is performing signal upgrades to improve the pedestrian facilities. The work consists of the installation of a concrete island on the northwest corner of the intersection and reconstruction of the curb ramp on the northeast corner. Nighttime lane closures will occur after the evening commuter traffic from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday evening until Friday morning. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Woodland Ferry Closed For Maintenance and U.S. Coast Guard Inspection

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:03:39 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that the Woodland Ferry will be closed on Tuesday, April 25 until Friday, April 28 for extended maintenance and preparation for the annual U.S. Coast Guard inspection.

On Monday, May 1, the Woodland Ferry will be closed for the inspection by the U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - DelDOT Announces Safety Upgrades at SR 1 Intersection and Tub Mill Pond Road/New Wharf Road

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:03:22 GMT

Milford (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that with the completion of the Thompsonville Grade Separated Intersection Project, DelDOT will be implementing safety improvements at the nearby intersection of SR 1 and Tub Mill Pond Road/New Wharf Road. DelDOT will implement additional turning movement restrictions as part of the recent construction project.

Currently, motorists are restricted from turning left on SR 1 northbound to Tub Mill Pond Road, and are restricted from going straight or turning left from New Wharf Road westbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Deck Repairs Will Require SR 1 NB Lane Closures-Kent County

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:29:35 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 6 a.m., Monday through Friday.

Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 28, pending weather.

WHERE: SR 1 northbound (Bridge over St. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require the Daytime Closure of Exit 4B

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday

Tuesday, April 25 through Friday, May 5, pending weather.

WHERE: Exit 4B/I-495 southbound between I-495 southbound and Edgemoor Road, Wilmington

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the daytime closure of Exit 4B for patching.

Detour Route:

I-495 southbound onto Exit 3/12th Street to I-495 northbound to Exit 4. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridges Will Require Daytime and Nighttime Lane Closures -- New Castle County

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:02:45 GMT

Townsend/Odessa/Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be inspecting bridges during the weeks of April 23 and April 30.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.

Nighttime lane closures will occur from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Daytime Lane Closures -Wilmington

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:02:17 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be inspecting bridges during the weeks of April 24 and May 1.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.

Daytime lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Deck Sealing Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on I-495 NB/SB

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:09:29 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: Works hours are scheduled from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday, April 24 through Friday, June 2, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require Lane Closures on SR 4-New Castle County

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:44:35 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 21

WHERE: SR 4/Chestnut Hill Road and Christina Parkway eastbound/westbound (Railroad Crossing) between SR 72 and SR 896, Newark.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be patching the roadway at their railroad crossing.

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Railroad Crossing and Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Creek Road

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:43:52 GMT

Yorklyn (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that Wilmington and Western Railroad Company will be replacing and performing general maintenance on two of their crossings on Creek Road. During this construction, Creek Road will be closed between Yorklyn Road and Sharpless Road.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, April 24 until midnight on Thursday, April 27, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. [More]




SR 1 Virtual Weigh Station Opening - Kent County

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:04:18 GMT

Smyrna (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and Delaware State Police are pleased to announce the opening of a new Virtual Weigh Station (VWS) on SR 1 near Exit 119. This represents another step in the continuing efforts by the State of Delaware to monitor and electronically screen commercial motor vehicle traffic.

This VWS site includes the following screening technologies:

  • Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) scale;
  • Overheight detector;
  • Vehicle overview image camera;
  • License Plate Reader;
  • USDOT Number Reader;
  • HAZMAT Placard Reader;
  • Vehicle Waveform Identifier to track the vehicle through the system; and
  • Dynamic message sign (DMS) to communicate with commercial vehicle drivers. [More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of the Median Crossover on US 13 at Port Penn Road

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:14:14 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that effective immediately the median crossover on US 13 at Port Penn Road and the Biddles Toll Plaza has been closed.

  • Traffic accessing southbound US 13 from Port Penn Road will follow Port Penn Road to Pole Bridge Road and back to US 13.
  • Traffic accessing Port Penn Road from southbound US 13 will follow US 13 to Pole Bridge Road and back to Port Penn Road. [More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Repairs Will Require Closure of U.S. Route 13 SB - Odessa

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:40:20 GMT

Odessa (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc. will begin reconstructing the bridge backwall and expansion joint for the bridge over Drawyers Creek on U.S. Route 13 southbound between SR 896 and SR 299 in Odessa.

The work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Friday, April 14 with the closure of the right lane on U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Lane Closure on Route 9-Kent County

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:42:39 GMT

Leipsic (Kent County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18

Rain Date: Wednesday, April 19 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

WHERE: Route 9 northbound (Bridge over Leipsic River) between Front Street and Big Woods Road in Leipsic.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Bridge Management Section will be inspecting the bridge. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Hot Mix Paving Will Require Lane Closures on SR 1 NB and SB -- Sussex County

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:29:42 GMT

Milton/Nassau (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Beginning on Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, May 5, pending weather

WHERE: SR 1 northbound/southbound between Paynter Road and Cave Neck Road near Milton/Nassau (In the vicinity of Broadkill River and Red Mill Pond)

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that daytime lane closures on SR 1 northbound and southbound will occur for hot-mix paving under the guardrails.

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.

[More]



DelDOT Receives Additional Federal Reimbursement for I-495 Bridge Project

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:52:52 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Agency will also pursue litigation against parties responsible for soil stockpile

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has received notification this week that it will receive an additional $2.4 million allocation from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Relief program for costs associated with the I-495 bridge pier repair project.

"Our primary goal was to resolve the unprecedented issue with the I-495 bridge as quickly and safely as possible. [More]




DelDOT Announces New Mobile App Features

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:11:13 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Users can now use features such as an interactive project map, DMV driver license practice test, and reporting street light outages

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has made improvements to the DelDOT mobile app that are now available to all Apple and Android device users.

"Our free mobile app has been downloaded nearly 60,000 times and is a great resource for anyone traveling around Delaware. We continue to add new features to the app to provide users with important information about our transportation system, and want to encourage everyone to take advantage of it," said Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED: SR 141 and I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require the Closure of Exit 5B

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:58:57 GMT

Newport --

WHEN: 9 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016 until late-October 2017

WHERE: Exit 5B/I-95 northbound to SR 141 northbound

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc., is currently demolishing the bridge and reconstructing a new bridge on SR 141 northbound. During this construction phase, Exit 5B will remain closed until late June 2017.

Detour Route: Traffic will exit off of I-95 northbound onto Airport Road and take Exit 5A/SR 141 northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED: Bridge Inspection on Charles W. Cullen Bridge Will Require Lane Closures

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:35:06 GMT

Dewey Beach/Fenwick Island (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Pennoni will be inspecting Charles W. Cullen Bridge over Indian River Inlet during the week of April 17.

As part of the inspection, SR 1 southbound right lane will be closed between Inlet Road to Turn Point Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Paving and Maintenance of Railroad Crossing Will Require the Closure of Neals School Road

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:58:47 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delaware Coast Line Railroad will be paving and performing general maintenance on their crossing on Neals School Road from SR 20/Stein Highway to Shufelt Road in Seaford.

The closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, April 17 until midnight on Friday, April 21, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Northbound: SR 20/Stein Highway from Neals School Road onto to Shufelt Road and return to Neals School Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Pipes Will Require Portions of U.S. Route 9 To Be Closed

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:57:07 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Zack Excavating, Inc. will be replacing the existing corrugated metal pipes with HDPE (Polyethylene) pipes at two locations on U.S. Route 9. Additional work will also include minor reconstruction of the roadway approach and placement of riprap in the stream to prevent erosion. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require Portion of SR 14 to be Closed

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:56:50 GMT

Houston (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, April 17 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, pending weather.

Rain dates: 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 20 until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 21.

WHERE: SR 14/Milford-Harrington Highway between Deep Grass Lane and Broad Street near Houston. [More]




DART Bus Route & Schedule Changes Approved to Become Effective Sunday, May 21, 2017

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:34:48 GMT

Wilmington --

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: DTC Marketing & Public Affairs

April 12, 2017 Julie.Theyerl@state.de.us

(302) 576-6005

DART Bus Route & Schedule Changes Approved to Become Effective Sunday, May 21, 2017

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) announced changes to DART Statewide Bus Services have been approved to become effective Sunday, May 21, 2017.

A summary of the changes includes (by County):

New Castle County

Weekday, Saturday and/or Sunday schedule times have been adjusted on most routes to improve on-time performance and connections, and/or re-routing.

Route 1: Trips extended to Knollwood will be discontinued due to low ridership; select AM/PM peak trips have been consolidated for efficiency. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Pavement and Rehabilitation Project Will Require Portions of West North Street to be Closed

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:35:44 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

As part of the West Dover Connector project, the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that a pavement and rehabilitation project at West North Street between Saulsbury Road and Electric Avenue is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, April 5 until mid-June pending weather. The work will consist of the removal of the existing concrete pavement and reconstruction with cast-in-place concrete. The contractor for these improvements is Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Replacement of Crossroad Pipes Will Require a Portion of SR 24 to be Closed

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:06:42 GMT

Long Neck (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of multiple crossroad pipes will impact the following roadway:

7 a.m. on Monday, March 27 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, pending weather
SR 24/John J. Williams Highway between Long Neck Road and Banks Road

Detour Routes:

SR 24 eastbound: Right on Long Neck Road, left onto Banks Road and return to SR 24.

SR 24 westbound: Left on Banks Road, right onto Long Neck Road and back to SR 24. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - DE 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane/Shifts and Ramp Closures

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:56:43 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., beginning at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 17 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18 will be closing/shifting the I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past DE 141 northbound interchange and also close the Ramp/DE 141 southbound to I-295 northbound.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19; plus 8 p.m. on Wednesday April 19 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, I-95 northbound will be closing and shifting lanes to I-295 northbound and close the Ramps for DE 141 northbound and southbound to I-95 northbound. The nighttime lane and ramp closures are necessary for bridge deck construction. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of the Left Turn Lane from Port Penn Road to Southbound US13 has been Revised

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:28:16 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that due to inclement weather the scheduled April 3, 2017 closure of the left turn lane from Port Penn Road to southbound US13 has been postponed until Thursday, April 13, 2017, with a rain date closure of Monday, April 17. This closure will remain in effect until June of 2018. The lane closure, which is for the reconstruction of the intersection of US13 and Port Penn Road, will remain in effect until approximately June 2018 after the intersection is reconstructed and a new traffic signal becomes operational. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Daytime Lane and Shoulder Closures -New Castle County

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:24:16 GMT

Odessa/Blackbird (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be inspecting bridges during the week of April 17.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes.

Daytime lane and shoulder closures will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the following locations:

Bridge over Appoquinimink River on SR 1 northbound and southbound between Exit 119 and Exit 136, south of Odessa. [More]




Delaware Department of Transportation Suspends Lane Closures this Easter Weekend

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:16:00 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) reminds drivers to expect heavy traffic in Delaware for this Easter weekend. On-going construction related lane closures will be suspended at midnight on Thursday, April 13, and will resume on Tuesday, April 18. Traffic accidents and other unpredictable types of transportation incidents may cause lane closures and/or delays. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Partial Closure of Greenbank Road for Replacement and Maintenance of Railroad Crossing

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:54:37 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Wilmington and Western Railroad Company will be replacing and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Greenbank Road between Albertson Boulevard and Newport Gap Pike in Elsmere. The closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, March 27 until midnight on Friday, April 14, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Local detour:

Westbound: Greenbank Road onto Albertson Boulevard to SR 2/Kirkwood Highway to Newport Gap Pike and return to Greenbank Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Daytime Lane and Shoulder Closures --New Castle County

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:50:53 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting bridges on SR 1 northbound and southbound during the week of April 10.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.

Daytime lane and shoulder closures will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the following locations:

Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad and Springfields Boulevard on SR 1

Thursday, April 13: Alternating left lanes closures on SR 1 northbound and southbound between Exits 160 and 156. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Entrance Paving Will Require Early Morning Lane Closure on U.S. Route 13-Dover

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:44:28 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 3 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Monday, April 10

WHERE: U.S. Route 13 northbound (Entrance of Mission BBQ restaurant) between White Oak Road and Townsend Boulevard in Dover.

WHAT: DelDOT announces to motorists that the right lane will be closed on U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require Daytime Closure of Exit 165A

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:15:52 GMT

Christiana (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14

WHERE: Exit 165A/I-95 Northbound On-Ramp to I-95 Southbound between SR 7/SR 1 Northbound and I-95 Southbound, Christiana

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Greggo & Ferrara will be patching the ramp.

Detour Route: Motorists will be detoured to Exit 165B to I-95 northbound to Exit 5 onto I-95 southbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1, South Frederica Project Will Require the Nighttime Closure of SR 1

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:13:03 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

WHEN: 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Monday, April 10; Tuesday, April 11; and Wednesday, April 12

In the event of inclement weather, the SR 1 nighttime closure will on Tuesday, April 18 at 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19.

WHERE: SR 1 northbound and southbound closed at SR 12/Frederica Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require the Closure of Hourglass Road

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:15 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will impact the following roadway:

7 a.m. on Monday, April 24 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, pending weather

Hourglass Road between Halltown Road and Slaughter Station Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Motorists can adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT's Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available for Apple & Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free at the Apple and Google Play stores or go to www.DelDOT.gov and click on the link to stores. [More]




Slow Down! We Have Families Too! Observing Work Zone Safety Awareness / National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 3-7

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:30:15 GMT

Middletown (Statewide) --

During a press conference held today at Biddles Toll Plaza and site of the US 301 construction project, in observance of National Work Zone Awareness Week, Department of Transportation Secretary (DelDOT) Jennifer Cohan and others informed attendees on the importance of observing extra caution while traveling through work zones. National Work Zone Awareness Week is held in early April each year at the traditional start of construction season, when the number of workers on our nation's roadways increases. The theme of this year's Delaware awareness campaign is "Slow Down! [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Installation of WTMC Repeaters Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures on U.S. Route 113-Sussex County

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:47:26 GMT

Ellendale/Dagsboro --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in conjunction with Byers Electrical will be installing WTMC Repeaters at the following locations:

Work Schedule from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

Monday, April 3 until Friday, June 16, pending weather

U.S. Route 113 at Route 16 Intersection near Ellendale

U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require the Closure of Mud Mill Road

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:47:23 GMT

Camden-Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will impact the following roadway:

7 a.m. on Monday, April 10 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, pending weather

Mud Mill Road between SR 10/Willow Grove Road and Tobacco Road

In the event of rain, the roadway will be closed at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 13 until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 14.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound Mud Mill Traffic will travel north on Tobacco Road, east on Fox Hole Road, south on Honeysuckle Road and return to SR 10/Willow Grove Road.

Westbound Mud Mill Road Traffic will travel north on Honeysuckle Road, west on Fox Hole Road, south on Tobacco Road and back to Mud Mill Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures on SR 1

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:19:30 GMT

St. Georges (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5.

In the event of inclement weather, the bridge inspection will begin at 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 6.

WHERE: SR 1 Northbound/Southbound (Bridge over Dragon Creek) between SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road and Exit Ramp to Roth Bridge, southwest of St. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 141/I-95 Interchange Project Will Require Lane Closures on I-95 NB

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:51:41 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 6 p.m. on Monday, April 3 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4

In the event of inclement weather, the lane closures will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5.

WHERE: I-95 Northbound from the Salt Barn and pass the Bridge on SR 141 in Newport.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete is scheduled to close the first left lane at 6 p.m. and the second lane closure will occur at 7 p.m. for electrical and fiber optic conduit installation

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Operations Will Require Daytime Closure of I-495 NB On-Ramp

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:44:33 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor JJID, Inc. is scheduled to begin concrete patching on the following ramp:

7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
Tuesday, April 4 until Tuesday, April 18, pending weather
I-495 Northbound On-Ramp from Governor Printz Boulevard

Detour Route: Governor Printz Boulevard to Edgemoor Road onto Hay Road and return to I-495 northbound on-ramp.

DelDOT urges drivers to be aware of construction activity and adjust their driving in order to ensure the safety of construction personnel. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Utilities Relocation Will Require Lane Closures on Iron Branch Road/East State Street

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:09:21 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that there will be intermittent lane closures on Iron Branch Road/East State Street from SR 24 east to River Drive. The lane closures will occur from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday beginning on Monday, April 3 and ending on Friday, May 5, pending weather. Flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1 Median Barrier Replacement will Require Closure of Exit 156 & Bear Road On-Ramp

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:02:22 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 until 5 a.m. on Friday, May 26, pending weather.

WHERE: Exit 156/SR 1 southbound to U.S. Route 13 northbound and SR 71 Southbound AND

Bear On-Ramp to SR 1 northbound

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)'s contractor Eastern Highway Specialists Inc. will be removing the existing concrete median barrier and replacing with dual faced guardrail on SR 1. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1 Median Barrier Replacement Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on SR 1 NB & Lowered Speed Limit Enforced

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:03:04 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Eastern Highway Specialists was awarded the SR 1 Median Barrier Replacement project with a bid of 932,029.88, the lowest of four bids received. This project involves the removal of the existing concrete median barrier, milling the area and installing dual faced Thrie Beam Barrier. A temporary barrier wall will be used to establish and protect the construction area. [More]




U.S. Route 113 Railroad Crossing Replacement and Closure Informational Meeting / Monday, April 3 from 4 PM until 7 PM

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:43:06 GMT

Milford (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is holding an Information Meeting to discuss the replacement of the existing railroad crossing, installation of grade crossing signals, cantilever structures, and railroad safety gates on U.S. Route 113 between SR 14 and Kings Highway in conjunction with Delmarva Central Railroad. Safety improvements are required to provide a smooth crossing, correct drainage issues, and add sidewalks compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Highway Safety Improvement Program - Churchmans Road westbound, Christiana Hospital to SR 1

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:30:16 GMT

Christiana (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. is scheduled to begin work on Monday, April 3 until late-June on Churchmans Road westbound and Christiana Hospital to SR 1.

The work schedule hours will be from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures in this area. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Lane Closures Will Occur in Wilmington for Bridge Inspections

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:14:11 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni Associates Inc., will be inspecting bridges during the week of March 27 and April 3, pending weather.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.

Daytime lane closures and alternating one way traffic will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Left Turn Lane from Port Penn Road to Southbound US13 to Close as Part of the new US301 Project

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:42:00 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces effective the week of Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9 a.m., the left turn lane from Port Penn Road to southbound US13 will be closed to traffic until June of 2018. The lane closure, which is for the reconstruction of the intersection of US13 and Port Penn Road, will remain in effect until approximately June 2018 after the intersection is reconstructed and a new traffic signal becomes operational.

Traffic accessing southbound US13 will follow Port Penn Road to Pole Bridge Road and back to US13. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Replacement Will Require the Closure of Old Newark Road

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:28:32 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, A-Del Construction will be closing Old Newark Road (Bridge over Cool Run) between Greenbridge Drive and Millbrook Road, southeast of Newark. The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 27 until 3 p.m. on Friday, July 14, pending weather.

This project involves the replacement of the existing corrugated metal pipes with a precast concrete frame. [More]




Flooding on Old Corbitt Road (Bridge 1-424A), East of Odessa

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:43:37 GMT

Odessa --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite the residents in and around Odessa and all other interested parties to a public meeting to discuss the flooding and roadway condition of Old Corbitt Road. The purpose of the workshop is to present background information and a path forward for the roadway. The meeting will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday March 27, 2017, at the Appoquinimink Training Center (Old Elementary School) in Rooms 144 & 145, 118 South Sixth Street, Odessa. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED: Replacement of Water Cooling Tower Will Require the Closure of North King Street

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:12:29 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 4 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 25

In the event of inclement weather, the closure will take place on Saturday, April 1 from 4 a.m. until 10 p.m.

WHERE: North King Street between 8th Street and 9th Street in Wilmington.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that North King Street will be closed on Saturday, March 25. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Failure of Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of Central Avenue to be Closed

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:33:13 GMT

Ocean View (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that a portion of Central Avenue is closed from Woodland Avenue to Cedar Drive due to the failure of a crossroad pipe. This portion of the road will remain closed until further notice.

Detour Routes:

Local traffic may take Cedar Drive to Woodland Avenue. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Repairs Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on U.S. Route 13-Seaford

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:29:24 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, pending weather.

Monday, March 20 through Friday, June 16, pending weather

WHERE: Bridge over Williams Pond on U.S. Route 13 northbound and southbound between Middleford Road and SR 20 in Seaford. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED: SR 141/I-95 Project - Nighttime Lane/Shifts on I-95 NB, I-295 NB, and Closure of Exits 2 & 3A

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:24:00 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

Due to inclement weather, the nighttime closure dates have been changed to the week of March 20.

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be closing the following ramps for bridge deck construction:

7 p.m. on Monday, March 20 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21

Exit 2/DE 141 Southbound to I-295 Northbound
Motorists traveling on DE 141 southbound will follow detour signs to U.S. Route 13 northbound to I-295. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Daytime Lane Closures -- New Castle County

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:54:49 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the Bridge on South Walnut Street over Christina River in Wilmington.

Daytime lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Monday, March 20
The left lane will be closed on South Walnut from "A" Street to Martin Luther King Boulevard. [More]




Public Workshop for Rehabilitation of Centre Road-SR 141 on Monday, March 20 at A.I. DuPont High School

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:26:20 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite the residents of Greenville and surrounding areas and all other interested parties to a Public Workshop to discuss the proposed rehabilitation of Centre Road - Route 141 from Lancaster Pike to Kennett Pike. The purpose of the workshop is to present information and solicit public input regarding the proposed rehabilitation.

The workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday March 20, at A.I. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Bridge Structure Will Require the Closure of Shorts Landing Road

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:06:07 GMT

Smyrna (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, March 13 until 5 p.m. on Friday, April 7, pending weather

WHERE: Bridge over tributary of Duck Creek on Shorts Landing Road between Dew Drop Road and Lighthouse Road, northwest of Smyrna.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Zack Excavating will be replacing the bridge structure. This project involves the replacement of the existing corrugated metal pipes with reinforced concrete pipes. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections in Lewes & Rehoboth

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:54:44 GMT

Lewes/Rehoboth (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8

WHERE: Savannah Road (Bridge over Lewes-Rehoboth Canal) in Lewes.

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10

WHERE: Rehoboth Avenue (Bridge over Lewes-Rehoboth Canal) in Rehoboth.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni will be performing the inspection of the operating systems on each bridge. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Restriping Will Require the Nighttime Closure of Exit 1/I-495 Southbound to U.S. Route 13

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:02:55 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 9.

WHERE: Exit 1/I-495 southbound to U.S. Route 13, Wilmington. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Turn Lane Closures for Pedestrian Crosswalk at SR 2 and Duncan Road Intersection

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 20:02:37 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, March 6 until Friday, March 31, pending weather.

WHERE: SR 2/Kirkwood Highway and Duncan Road Intersection near Elsmere. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Crossroad Pipe Failure on Crystal Road

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:31:03 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

Due to the failure of a crossroad pipe, the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that Crystal Road is closed between Judith Road and Hartly Road until further notice.

Detour Routes:

Northbound Crystal Road traffic will travel east onto Judith Road, then north on Hartly Road and return to Crystal Road.

Southbound Crystal Road traffic will travel south on Hartly Road, then west onto Judith Road and back to Crystal Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Interstate Bridge Maintenance Project Will Require the Closure of Exit 3/I-495 SB Off Ramp to 12th Street

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:57:04 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7.

WHERE: Exit 3/I-495 Southbound Off Ramp Closed to 12th Street

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the daytime closure of Exit 3 for bridge deck joint repairs.

Detour Route: I-495 southbound traffic will take Exit 2/Terminal Avenue onto I-495 northbound to Exit 3/12th Street northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of a Crossroad Pipe Will Require the Closure of Hartzell Road

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:44:47 GMT

Bridgeville (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will impact the following roadway:

7 a.m. on Monday, March 13 until 7 p.m. on Friday, March 17, pending weather
Hartzell Road between Route 18/Federalsburg Road and Deerfield Road

Rain Dates: 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 18 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21.

Motorists should follow the posted detour during the closure. The detour directs traffic to take Hartzell Road to Route 18/Federalsburg Road and return to Hartzell Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures on U.S. Route 13/Philadelphia Pike

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:56:49 GMT

Claymont (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8.

In the event of inclement weather, the bridge inspection will begin at 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 9.

WHERE: U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge Will Require Daytime Lane & Shoulder Closures on SR 2/Kirkwood Highway

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:41:59 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, pending weather

Rain date: 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8

WHERE: SR 2/Kirkwood Highway Bridge between Newport Gap Pike and DuPont Road near Elsmere.

WHAT: DelDOT's bridge inspectors will close the left lane on the eastbound side of SR 2/Kirkwood Highway for the inspection of the bridge with a bucket truck. [More]