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Governor Carney Signs Customer-Friendly DMV Legislation

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:47:20 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Governor John Carney was joined by Senator Stephanie Hansen and Representative Ed Osienski today as he signed two pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly into law that will further enhance the customer service experience for all Delaware drivers.

The first bill, House Bill 146, removes the requirement for signatures to be in pen and ink when provided for driver license, identification card, or registration application processes. The removal of this provision enables the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to develop more efficient means of serving customers including expanded online services. [More]




DelDOT Welcomes NASCAR Fans / Bus Service on October 1

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:05:53 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the 2017 NASCAR Race Series at the Dover International Speedway beginning on Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1.

Traffic Information

DelDOT's Transportation Management Center (TMC) staff in coordination with the City of Dover Police and Delaware State Police will monitor traffic in and around the Dover vicinity to ensure safe travel for motorists.

On Sunday, October 1, the Dover International Speedway's main entrance on US 13 will be CLOSED for all southbound traffic when parking at the Dover International Speedway is filled. [More]




Delaware Department of Transportation Capital Transportation Program Hearings

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:56:33 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) invites the public to participate in the development of the state's six-year (6) Capital Transportation Program (CTP) for Fiscal Years 2019 -2024 and each of the Counties' four-year Transportation Improvement Program (CTIPs) for Fiscal Years 2018-2021, by attending Public Hearings in September. The Public Hearings are jointly sponsored by the Council on Transportation, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO), Dover/Kent County MPO, Sussex County, and Salisbury Wicomico MPO.

The hearings provide an opportunity to review current and suggested transportation projects. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Closure of Masseys Church Road for Paving

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:48:08 GMT

Townsend (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor A-Del Construction will be milling and paving the following roadway:

7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27 through Thursday, October 5, pending weather

Masseys Church Road between Black Diamond Road and Blackbird Forest Road

During the daytime road closure, access will be maintained for residents, emergency vehicles, and school buses.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Closures of Exits for Harvey Road and Marsh Road

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:23:35 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Davey's Tree Service will be trimming trees, which will require the daytime closure of the following Exits:

8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, September 22

Rain Date: Monday, September 25 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Exit 10/Harvey Road between I-95 and Harvey Road

Detour Route: I-95 Northbound to Naamans Road onto Philadelphia Pike and return to Harvey Road

8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26

Rain Date: Wednesday, September 27 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Exit 9/Marsh Road between I-95 Northbound and Carr Road

Detour Route: I-95 Northbound to Harvey Road onto I-95 Southbound to Marsh Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - US 301 Mainline Project - SR 1 Northbound Closure on Friday Evening until Saturday Morning

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:35:33 GMT

Middletown (Statewide) --

As part of the on-going US 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that SR 1 northbound between Pole Bridge Road and Roth Bridge will be closed at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 22 until 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 23. In an effort to minimize the impact to the traveling public, the work will be accomplished this weekend for the installation of structural components for the new US 301 bridge over SR 1.

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 22, motorists should expect a single lane closure along SR 1 northbound before Pole Bridge Road with the full closure of SR 1 northbound at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 22. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Railroad Crossing and Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Buttonwood Avenue

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:33:08 GMT

New Castle (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Buttonwood Avenue between Route 9/New Castle Avenue and Lukens Drive.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 25 until midnight on Wednesday, October 2, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Buttonwood Avenue to Route 9/New Castle Avenue onto May Avenue to Single Avenue to Daniel Lane onto Howell Drive and return to Buttonwood Avenue. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Railroad Crossing and Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Delaware Street

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:23:31 GMT

New Castle (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Delaware Street between East Basin Road and Sixth Street.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 18 until midnight on Wednesday, September 27, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Delaware Street to East Basin Road onto US 13 to Boulden Boulevard to Moores Lane to Wilmington Road to Sixth Street and return to Delaware Street. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Special Events in September Will Require Potential Delays and Lane Closures

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:03:37 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that motorists can expect lane closures and potential back-ups for the following planned special events in September.

Motorists should exercise extra caution and share the road with bikes. Please follow the instructions of law enforcement officers and DelDOT personnel on site. [More]




Delaware Transit Corporation Awarded $1 Million for Electric Buses

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:15:16 GMT

Wilmington --

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) Chief Executive Officer, John Sisson announced today that DTC has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) toward the purchase of 10 zero-emission battery-electric buses, and associated charging systems. With the help of Delaware's Congressional delegation, state and local officials, and other partners, the project was selected on a competitive basis through the FY 2017 Low or No Emission Bus and Bus Facilities grant program.

"A 21st century economy needs 21st century transportation, and cutting-edge technology like the zero-emission battery-electric bus is crucial to making Delaware's transportation system cleaner and more efficient," said Governor Carney. [More]




DART Extends Daily Beach Bus Service on Two Bus Routes Through September 24

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:23:55 GMT

Wilmington --

DART's regular daily Beach Bus service ends on Sunday, September 10; however, service is being extended on popular Routes 201 and 208 through September 24. The areas of Lewes, along the DE Route 1 corridor, Rehoboth Boardwalk, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean City, MD are served by these bus routes that will continue to provide greater access to jobs, shopping, and entertainment.

201 - Red Line provides service between DART's Lewes Park & Ride, located just south of Five Points, along DE Route 1 corridor to Tanger Outlets, Rehoboth Park & Ride and the Rehoboth Boardwalk, operating every 20 minutes from 10 AM to 10 PM. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1, South Frederica Project Will Require the Closure of SR 12/Frederica Road

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:22:21 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

WHEN: 6 a.m. on Monday, September 25 until mid-December, pending weather.

WHERE: SR 12/Frederica Road closed between SR 1/Bay Road and Market Street, Frederica.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, A-Del Construction Company will be constructing the ramp and ramp tie-in for the SR 1, South Frederica Grade Separated Intersection Project. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Replacement Will Require a Portion of SR 16/Beach Highway to be Closed

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:50:53 GMT

Ellendale (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Zack Excavating, Inc., will be closing the bridge over Maple Marsh Ditch on SR 16/Beach Highway between Beaver Dam Road and Spruce Road, west of Ellendale. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, October 2 until mid-November, pending weather.

This project involves the replacement of two existing corrugated metal pipes with two reinforced concrete pipes. [More]




Statement from Secretary Cohan and Contractor Tutor Perini on Route 1 SB Closure at Biddles Corner

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:08:14 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

I would like to apologize to all those impacted by this extended closure. The overnight construction activity on southbound State Route 1 to place a major structural concrete straddle bent section for the new US301 flyover bridge over SR1 SB has encountered major delays that have resulted in an extended closure of the roadway. While we work hard with our contractors to plan these events to cause the least amount of impact on motorists, there is always the potential for issues to arise during execution that can alter our best laid plans. [More]




Notice of Public Hearing Workshops for Proposed DART Bus Route & Schedule Changes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:36:31 GMT

Wilmington --

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) will conduct Public Hearing Workshops to obtain comments on proposed changes to DART Statewide Fixed Route Bus Services to become effective Sunday, December 17, 2017.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - ; 4 PM - 6 PM

Dover Police Station

400 South Queen St., Dover 19904

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - ; 1 PM to 3 PM

Georgetown Library

123 West Pine St., Georgetown 19947

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 4 PM to 6 PM

Wilmington Public Library, The Commons - 10 East 10th St., Wilmington 19801

The workshops will begin with the first segment as an open house, allowing attendees to view proposal boards, interact with staff, ask questions and receive clarification. The second segment will begin with a presentation of the proposed service changes, followed by public testimony for those interested in providing comments to the audience, and to the hearing reporter. [More]




Delaware Receives Additional $20 Million in FHWA Redistribution

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:02:40 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) annual August redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving and addition $20,049,671 in federal funding for infrastructure projects. The redistribution dollars represent federal transportation improvement funds that were allocated, but not used by other states.

"These additional funds will allow DelDOT to move forward with several needed projects throughout our state sooner than originally planned, creating more jobs and addressing infrastructure needs," said Governor John Carney. [More]




Delaware Provides Aid in Hurricane Clean-Up Effort

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:35:50 GMT

Georgetown (Statewide) --

A DelDOT convoy departed Georgetown Monday afternoon and is headed to Tallahassee, Florida, to assist in the clean-up effort following Hurricane Irma.

25 Maintenance & Operations employees volunteered to deploy to Florida for up to 15 days to provide assistance in debris removal with loaders, chainsaws, and skid steers.

"Delaware was proud to be among the states offering assistance to those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma," said Governor John Carney. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Work Will Require I-95 SB Lane Closures This Weekend

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:38:01 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 p.m. on Friday, September 15 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, pending weather.

WHERE: Bridge over Brandywine River on I-95 southbound between Exit 7 and Exit 8, Wilmington.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Eastern Highway Specialists is scheduled to close two lanes on I-95 southbound for pot hole repairs on the bridge deck. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of SR 10/Willow Grove to be Closed

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:43:53 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, September 18 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20, pending weather

SR 10/Willow Grove Road closed between Pony Track Road and Cabin Ridge Road

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: SR 10/Willow Grove Road traffic will travel south onto Sandtown Road, north on Cabin Ridge Road and return to SR 10/Willow Grove Road.

Westbound: SR 10/Willow Grove Road traffic will travel south on Cabin Ridge Road, then west on Sandtown Road and back to SR 10/Willow Grove Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project-Nighttime I-95 Lane Closures and Ramp Closure with New Traffic Patterns

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 19:07:00 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., is scheduled to begin the closure of two left lanes on I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and SR 141 northbound interchange at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 14.

In addition, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 14, Exit 3A/SR 141 southbound ramp to I-95 northbound will be closed. Motorists traveling on SR 141 southbound will follow detour signage to US 13 north to I-295 to I-95 northbound. [More]




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

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:33:56 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, September 18 until 7 p.m. on Friday, September 22, pending weather.

Rain date: 7 a.m. on Saturday, September 23 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26

WHERE: Hudson Road closed between Wiley Branch Road and Hickory Hill Road, Millsboro.

WHAT: DelDOT's maintenance crew will be removing and replacing a crossroad pipe on Hudson Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Periodic Roadway Closures to Occur on US 301 at Strawberry Lane as Part of the US 301 Mainline Project / Motorists should seek alternate routes during closure

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:07:11 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is advising motorists to anticipate significant delays due to a single lane closure along US 301 at Strawberry Lane between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13 through 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 14. US 301 will be closed periodically during this time frame for periods of up to one hour.

The periodic closures are needed to allow cranes to install bridge beams for the new Strawberry Lane Bridge over US 301. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Railroad Maintenance Will Require the Closure of SR 7/Bear Corbitt Road

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:29:23 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on SR 7/Bear Corbitt Road between Red Lion Road and US 40/Pulaski Highway. The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 25 until midnight on Monday, October 2, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Northbound: SR 7/Bear Corbitt Road, turn right on Red Lion Road, turn left on US 13 northbound, turn left on to Bear Road, turn left onto SR 1 northbound ramp, take the Exit to US 40/Pulaski Highway, turn left on to US 40/Pulaski Highway and return to SR 7/Bear Corbitt Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Signal Upgrades at the Intersection of US 13 and Irish Hill Road

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:53:33 GMT

Felton (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Byers Electrical are scheduled to begin work on­­­­ replacing and upgrading traffic signal equipment at the intersection of US 13 and Irish Hill Road. This is a maintenance project; no change in operations is proposed at this traffic signal.

The work is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 19 and is anticipated to be completed by Friday, October 13, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - New Four-Way Stop Sign Configuration at the Intersection of Turkey Point Road and Peach Basket Road

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:04:15 GMT

Felton (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Section is implementing a four-way stop configuration at the intersection of Turkey Point Road and Peach Basket Road. The installation is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, September 11, pending weather. In the event of inclement weather, the installation of the signage will be on Tuesday, September 12 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Tree Clearing Services on I-95 NB/SB Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:38:55 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. (I-95 northbound/southbound lane closures)

8 a.m. until 4 p.m. (I-95 northbound/southbound shoulder closures)

Thursday, September 7 through Friday, September 29, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on SR 1 - Sussex County

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:00:12 GMT

Milton (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting bridges over Broadkill River on SR 1 in Sussex County the week of September 11.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require Nighttime Closure of I-295 NB Ramp

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:08:14 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, JJID Inc., will be closing the following ramp for patching from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m., Sunday evening through Friday morning. The work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 6 through Friday, September 29, pending weather.

I-295 Northbound Ramp (Nighttime closure) to Delaware Memorial Bridge from I-95 Southbound

Detour: I-95 southbound to Exit 5A/New Castle to Exit 2/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound. [More]




Delaware Toll Plazas' Traffic Counts this Labor Day Weekend

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:31:58 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

During this Labor weekend, 973,959 motorists passed through Delaware's three toll plaza locations on I-95 in Newark, SR 1 at Biddles Corner, and SR 1 in Dover.

From Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4, the I-95 Newark Plaza served 411,181 motorists; 279,479 motorists were served at SR 1 Biddles Corner; and 283,299 motorists on SR 1 at Dover Toll Plaza. It is estimated that over $2.6 million was collected

Sixty-five (65) percent of the counted trips utilized the convenience of E-ZPass, an electronic toll collection system. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge Will Require Daytime Lane Closure on SR 16/Hickman Road

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:06:24 GMT

Greenwood (Kent County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, pending weather.

Rain Date: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 14

WHERE: SR 16/Hickman Road (Bridge over Marshyhope Creek) between Burrsville Road and Todds Church Road, Greenwood.

WHAT: DelDOT's Bridge Management Section will be inspecting the bridge over Marshyhope Creek. [More]




Public/Virtual Workshop on Monday October 2 for Bridge 1-227 on Paper Mill Road over Middle Run Tributary

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:00:21 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite the residents of Paper Mill Road and all other interested parties to a Public and Virtual Workshop to discuss the proposed replacement of Bridge 1-227 on Paper Mill Road (N013). The purpose of the Workshops is to present the details of the proposed improvements to Bridge 1-227 and to solicit feedback from the public regarding the plans. A Public Workshop will be held on Monday, October 2 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Road, Newark, DE. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Signal Upgrades at the Intersections of SR 4/West Newport Pike

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 17:45:14 GMT

Stanton (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Byers Electrical are scheduled to begin work on­­­­ pedestrian signal upgrades and ADA curb ramps at the intersections of SR 4/West Newport Pike and Rothwell Drive AND SR 4/West Newport Pike and MacArthur Drive.

The work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 6 and is anticipated to be completed by Friday, December 15, pending weather. Intermittent shoulder closures will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Weekend Closure of US 13 NB for Concrete Repairs to the Existing Travel Lanes-Sept. 8

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 17:23:58 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the weekend closure of US 13 northbound between Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. The weekend closure is scheduled to occur at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 8 until 6 a.m. on Monday, September 11, for concrete repairs to the existing travel lanes of US 13 northbound.

During this closure, Truck Traffic should use SR 1 northbound as an alternate route. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Portion of Old Baltimore Pike Closed for Drainage Improvements - Weekend of Sept. 8

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:12:24 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going construction for the intersection improvements project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that a portion of Old Baltimore Pike will be closed between SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road to the west side of Dayett Mill Road. The roadway is scheduled to be closed at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 8 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, pending weather.

DelDOT's contractor, Mumford and Miller Concrete Inc. will be removal and replacing the existing drainage system. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Maintenance Will Require Road Closures-Wilmington

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:46:25 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossings at the following locations:

5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5 until 5 a.m. on Monday, September 11

Garasches Lane (Railroad Crossing) between South Market Street and Heald Street in Wilmington.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Garasches Lane to Business US 13/South Market Street to Rogers Road to US 13/South Heald Street and return to Garasches Lane.

Westbound: Garasches Lane to US 13/South Heald Street onto Rogers Road to Business US 13/South Market Street to South Walnut Street and back to Garasches Lane. [More]




DelDOT Receives Federal Grant for Bridge Project

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:35:58 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has received an award of $275,000 from the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) to support the replacement of a deficient bridge in Blackbird, Delaware.

"Making smart investments in the roads, highways and bridges that so many Delawareans use and depend on every day improves our local infrastructure and also saves taxpayer dollars in the long run," said U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), who serves as the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - EXTENDED DATES: Slaughter Station Road Crossroad Pipe Replacement and Drainage Improvements

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:56:17 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

The roadway will be closed at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 21 for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe at Slaughter Station Road between Halltown Road and Leager Road.

The roadway is anticipated to be open by 3 p.m. on Friday, September 1, pending weather. Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




First Project SEARCH Program at DelDOT

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:47:43 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Project SEARCH; a world-renowned high school transition program. Project SEARCH is for students with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Department will host ten (10) interns for its first Project SEARCH program year. [More]




DART Partners with Lewes Lions Club on New Bus Shelter in Lewes

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:35:59 GMT

Lewes --

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC)/DART First State and the Lewes Lions Club partnered on a project to provide a bus shelter at the Huling Cove Community located on Savannah Road in Lewes, Delaware. Now, DART riders will be sheltered while waiting for the bus that will take them to work, home, shopping, visiting friends and family, or wherever they need to travel.

"As we continue to expand DART bus services in Sussex County and improve customer service, we're pleased to provide this bus shelter providing customers with a convenient waiting area, while protecting them from the elements," said Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Intermittent Lane Closures for Paving on Duck Creek Road

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:05:07 GMT

Smyrna (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 8, pending weather (No work on Labor Weekend)

WHERE: Duck Creek Road between Vandyke Greenspring Road and US 13, Smyrna

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor will be doing milling and paving on Duck Creek Road.

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




Labor Day Weekend - DelDOT Suspends Lane Closures on Major Roadways

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 12:27:28 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned lane closures on major roadways and resort area routes at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, August 31 until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5. Emergency lane closures may still occur at any time. The suspension will minimize delays on these roadways due to increased travel for the holiday weekend. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Crossing Replacement and Maintenance Will Require the Closure of SR 6/Main Street

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:07:34 GMT

Clayton (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be replacing, resurfacing, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on SR 6/Main Street between School Lane and Wheatleys Pond Road.

The road closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Friday, September 8 until 5 a.m. on Monday, September 18, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: SR 6/Main Street onto School Lane to Wheatleys Pond Road and return to SR 6/Main Street. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Installation of Sewer Main Will Require the Daytime Closure of Brackenville Road

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:21:59 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day

Monday, August 28 through Thursday, August 31, pending weather.

WHERE: Brackenville Road between Lancaster Pike and Old Wilmington Road

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Brackenville Road will be closed for the installation of a new sewer main.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




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

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:17:03 GMT

Bethel (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5 until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 15, pending weather.

WHERE: Portsville Road between Dogwood Lane and South Shell Bridge Road near Bethel.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, JJID Inc. will be removing and replacing the crossroad pipe on Portsville Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Beach & DAFB Air Show Traffic Expected In Dover This Weekend / Congestion expected in the vicinity of Dover Air Force Base

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:29:31 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is prepared for heavy traffic volumes on Saturday and Sunday, as both beachgoers and aeronautic-enthusiasts make their way through central and southern Delaware.

This weekend motorists should note that the Dover Air Force Base Open House and Air Show will occur on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27. Approximately 200,000 visitors are expected at the Air Show. [More]




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

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:48:33 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over Second Street and Adams Street on Martin Luther King Boulevard to I-95 northbound on-ramp beginning on Friday, August 25 and the week of August 28.

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

Lane shifts and lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




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

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:38:17 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be replacing, resurfacing, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Walker Road between McKee Road/Saulsbury Road and North State Street.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Friday, August 25 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Walker Road onto McKee Road to College Road onto US 13 to North State Street and return to Walker Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Smalleys Dam Road for Sewer Work

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:38:24 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, August 7 until 3 p.m. on Friday, September 1, pending weather.

WHERE: Smalleys Dam Road between Freedom Road and Penman Drive, Newark.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that a portion of Smalleys Dam Road will be closed for sewer work. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement and Rehabilitation Project Will Require Nighttime Lane and Shoulder Closures on I-95 NB and SB

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:35:47 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Allan Myers, Inc. is scheduled to begin a pavement and rehabilitation project on I-95 northbound and southbound between I-295/I-495 split and the Brandywine River Bridge.

At this time, motorists can expect one lane to be closed on I-95 northbound and southbound for shoulder work from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. beginning on Sunday, August 27.

After the Labor Day weekend, there will be one lane closed on I-95 northbound and southbound beginning at 7 p.m. and at 9 p.m. two lanes will be closed on I-95 northbound and southbound for milling and paving. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 141/I-95 Interchange Project Will Require the Closure of Exit 3A

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:48:23 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

WHEN: Now until October 1, pending weather.

WHERE: Exit 3A/SR 141 northbound ramp to I-95 northbound between Airport Road and Exit 3B, Newport.

WHAT: As part of the on-going SR 141/I-95 interchange project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will be closing Exit 3A for ramp construction. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - NEW DATE: New Four-Way Stop Sign - Intersection of Route 30/Whitesville Road and Pepperbox Road

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:40:43 GMT

Delmar (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is implementing a four-way stop configuration at the intersection of Route 30/Whitesville Road and Pepperbox Road. The installation is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, August 28.

These changes are being made in order to improve the safety of the road system and to reduce the likelihood of future crashes at this intersection. [More]




Governor Carney, State Agencies Mark Completion of Hearns Pond Dam Project / $4.2 million project repaired failing century-old structure

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:56:14 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

Governor John Carney, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, Representative Daniel Short, Seaford Mayor David Genshaw, and local officials were joined by local residents today to cut the ribbon marking the completion of the Hearns Pond Dam project.

"Maintaining and improving our infrastructure is critical for our residents and our economy," said Governor John Carney. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 72 and Old Baltimore Pike Intersection Improvements Will Require a Portion of Old Baltimore Pike to be Closed

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:42:56 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going construction for the intersection improvements project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that a portion of Old Baltimore Pike will be closed between SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road to the west side of Dayett Mill Road. The roadway is scheduled to be closed at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 21 until 6 a.m. on Sunday, August 27, pending weather.

DelDOT's contractor, Mumford and Miller Concrete Inc. will be milling, paving, improving the drainage, and ADA upgrades to existing curb ramps. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Replacement Will Require the Closure of Whaleys Road

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:37:58 GMT

Laurel (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Zack Excavating will be closing the bridge over Thompson Branch on Whaleys Road between Wooten Road and Little Hill Road. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23 until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 22, pending weather.

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




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

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:50:52 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, August 21 until 7 p.m. on Friday, August 25, pending weather

Trinity Church Road between Whitney Swamp Road and Smith Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



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

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:43:10 GMT

Townsend (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Green Giant Road between Wiggins Mill Road and Summit Bridge Road.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Friday, August 18 until 5 a.m. on Monday, August 28, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Green Giant Road to Wiggins Mill Road onto St. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Church Road for Reconstruction

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:41:32 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, July 31 until 9 a.m. on Monday, August 28, pending weather.

WHERE: Church Road closed between SR 71/Red Lion Road and Smith Lane, Newark.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, A-Del Construction will be widening the roadway and placing drainage pipes. [More]




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

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:44:25 GMT

Viola (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 Thursday, August 24 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, pending weather

Beagle Club Road between C & R Center Road and Indian Runner 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]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Railroad Tracks Will Require the Closure of Lorewood Grove Road

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:39:54 GMT

Bear (New Castle Road) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Lorewood Grove Road between Ratledge Road and Old Summit Bridge Road. The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Friday, August 18 until 5 a.m. on Monday, August 28, pendiing weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Lorewood Grove Road to Old Summit Bridge Road to Summit Bridge Road onto Boyds Corner Road to Ratledge Road and return to Lorewood Grove Road

Westbound: Lorewood Grove Road onto Ratledge Road to Boyds Corner Road to Summit Bridge Road to Old Summit Bridge Road and back to Lorewood Grove Road

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Nighttime Closures of Summit Bridge Road between Marl Pit Road and Old School House Road / for the Construction of the new U.S. 301

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:26:11 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the closure of Summit Bridge Road (U.S. 301) between Marl Pit Road and Old School House Road for the installation of bridge beams for the new bridge over the existing U.S. 301.

The dates of closures will be:

  • Monday night, August 21, from 8:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday night, August 22, from 8:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. [More]



Public Workshop on Monday, August 14 for Old Baltimore Pike and Salem Church Road Intersection Improvements

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:14:17 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is holding a Public Workshop to obtain comments from the general public and surrounding businesses for a project along Old Baltimore Pike and Salem Church Road Intersection. The Public Workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, August 14 at the Glasgow High School Cafeteria, 1901 South College Avenue in Newark.

The proposed safety improvements for this project will take place between the intersections of Old Baltimore Pike and Salem Church Road in New Castle County. [More]




Public Workshop on Thursday, August 17 for Savannah Road Sidewalk Improvements and Georgetown to Lewes Pathway, Phase II

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:42:10 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) invites the public to attend a Public Workshop for Savannah Road Sidewalk Improvements and Georgetown to Lewes Pathway, Phase II. The Public Workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 17 at the Cape Henlopen High School Cafeteria/Atrium located at 1250 Kings Highway in Lewes, Delaware 19958.

DelDOT representatives will be in attendance to discuss and receive input from the public. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Marl Pit Road to Close from August 4 to August 10 as part of the US Route 301Mainline Project

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:59:33 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Marl Pit Road will be closed at Summit Bridge Road (US 301) from 8:00 p.m. on August 4, 2017 through 6:00 a.m. on August 10, 2017 as part of the US 301 Mainline Project.

During this time motorists are advised to follow the posted detours and use alternate routes to travel to and from Marl Pit Road.

Through traffic along Marl Pit Road should use the following posted detours:

  • Motorists traveling eastbound on Marl Pit Road should follow Summit Bridge Road (US 301) to Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) to Cedar Lane and turn right and back to Marl Pit Road. [More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1, Thompsonville Grade Separated Intersection Project Will Require Lane Closures on the Overpass and SR 1

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:40:10 GMT

Milford (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc., will be power washing and sealing the Thompsonville Overpass over SR 1 between Thompsonville Road and Church Hill Road. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 11 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Motorists can anticipate intermittent lane and shoulder closures on the Thompsonville Overpass. [More]




Press Release - Main Street Newark Rehabilitation &Pedestrian Improvements -Tuesday, August 15, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:44:10 GMT

Newark --

(New Castle County) The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite the residents of Newark and surrounding areas and all other interested parties to a public workshop to discuss the proposed rehabilitation of East Main Street/Newark Christiana Road from Marrows Road to West Main Street - Elkton Road. The purpose of the public workshop is to present information and solicit public input regarding the proposed rehabilitation. The public workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, at the City of Newark Municipal Building - Council Chambers, 220 South Main Street Newark, DE 19711. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on SR 1-Smyrna

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:49:57 GMT

Smyrna (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting bridges on SR 1 northbound/southbound over Mill Creek and Duck Creek during the week of August 13.

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 and lane shifts will occur from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Temporary Traffic Restrictions on US 13 and Cox Neck Road Intersection

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:47:47 GMT

St. Georges (New Castle County) --

For the safety of motorists during the on-going traffic signal construction project, the Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) announces that starting today and ending at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, the left turn from westbound Cox Neck Road to US 13 southbound; as well as the U-turn lane from US 13 northbound to US 13 southbound will be closed to traffic. Motorists on US 13 southbound will still be able to make a left turn onto Cox Neck Road.

Motorists will need to make a U-turn at the next crossover north at Highpointe Drive to access US 13 southbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of a Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of SR 15/Canterbury Road to be Closed

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:59:16 GMT

Felton (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, August 7 until 3 p.m. on Monday, August 14, pending weather

SR 15/Canterbury Road between Roesville Road and Carpenter Bridge Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

The DelDOT App is available for Apple & Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free, search for "DelDOT" at the Apple and Google Play stores. With the DelDOT App you can view real time traffic cameras, travel times, delays, advisories, DART's Real-Time Transit Information, and also listen to WTMC 1380 AM. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Road Repairs from Storm-New Castle County

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:47:13 GMT

Hockessin (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that the following roads are closed from storm damage and are being repaired:

New Castle County

SR 82/New London Road is closed at Pyles Ford Road (Roadway is anticipated to be open by Friday, August 11)

Pyles Ford Road is closed between Walnut Green Road and Owls Nest Road (Roadway is anticipated to be open by Friday, August 18)

Pyles Ford Road is closed between Owls Nest Road and Old Kennett Road (Roadway is anticipated to be open by Friday, August 18)

Old Kennett Road is closed at Ashland Clinton Bridge (Roadway is anticipated to be open by Friday, August 18)

Snuff Mill Road is closed from Old Kennett Road to DE 52 (Roadway is anticipated to be open by Friday, August 25)

Way Road (Bridge over Burrows Run) remains closed until further notice between Creek Road and Old Kennett Road.

These dates are estimates and the roadway repairs could be extended if deemed necessary.

DelDOT's Transportation Management Center (TMC) and WTMC-1380 AM provides motorists real-time traffic conditions throughout the state. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement Rehabilitation Project on Nine Foot Road Will Require Lane Closures

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:51:36 GMT

Greenwood (Sussex County) --

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

Tuesday, August 8 through Friday, September 15, pending weather

WHERE: Nine Foot Road from Hickman Road to Greenwood Road, Greenwood.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor George & Lynch Inc., will be milling, hot-mix patching, and paving the roadway. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement and Rehabilitation Project on SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road and Pleasant Valley Road

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:04:49 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor A-Del Construction is scheduled to begin a pavement and rehabilitation project on Monday, August 7.

The following roads will be impacted:

Daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road between US 13 and SR 9/River Road
The work will consist of milling, patching, and paving. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Intersection Improvements at Kings Highway and Gills Neck Road Intersection -- Lewes

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:40:32 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

Tuesday, August 2

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Gills Neck Road with lane and shoulder closures

8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Kings Highway with shoulder closures and lane shifts

Monday, August 14

9 p.m. until 6 a.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Improvements to Concord Pond Dam Will Require Closure of Concord Pond Road

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:55:48 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, August 14 until late December.

WHERE: Concord Pond Road closed between Church Road and German Road, Seaford

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announces to motorists that Concord Pond Road will be closed for improvements to the dam.

The improvements include the following: Installation of new operable gates in dam spillway and other associated repairs including supplemental riprap to prevent further erosion and dam warning buoys. [More]




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

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 10:36:45 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be performing deck evaluation on the bridge over I-495 on Rogers Road southbound the week of August 21.

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

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Railroad Tracks and Maintenance Will Require the Closure of West North Street

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:30:03 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be replacing, resurfacing, and performing general maintenance at their railroad crossing on West North Street between South Queen Street and Saulsbury Road.

The work is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, August 11 until midnight on Sunday, August 20, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Motorists traveling along West North Street eastbound will take a left onto Saulsbury Road, then make a right onto Forrest Street, then a right to South Queen Street and return to West North Street. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Intersection Improvements Will Require Daytime Lane/Shoulder Closures-New Castle County

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 20:06:02 GMT

New Castle (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor J. Fletcher Creamer will be will furnishing and installing upgraded regulatory, warning and guide signs as well as upgrade existing pavement markings at all signalized divided highway intersections statewide. Intersections along these routes may have lane and shoulder closures from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Soil Borings Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on I-95 Southbound-Newark

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 19:40:36 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1

Rain Date: Wednesday, August 2 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

WHERE: I-95 southbound adjacent to Exit 1B/SR 896

WHAT: DelDOT announces that two lanes will be closed on I-95 southbound for soil boring samples to be drilled to evaluate the geotechnical subgrade for the bridge over Christina Creek, south of Newark. The contractor is Walton Corporation. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED: New Lane Striping Will Require the Nighttime Closure of Shuttle Road

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:03:24 GMT

Rehoboth (Sussex County) --

After several months of analysis and work with area legislators, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in conjunction with their contractor, Traffic Lines Inc., will be modifying the roadway lane striping on Shuttle Road between SR 1 and the Outlet/Rehoboth Gateway Driveway. The modifications will include the narrowing of the existing lanes in order to provide for a separate left-turn lane for Shuttle Road westbound traffic. This change will allow for smoother and safer traffic flow through this high traffic area. [More]




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

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:42:59 GMT

Harrington (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, August 7 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, pending weather.

WHERE: Todds Chapel Road between Tomahawk Branch Road and Fishers Bridge Road near Harrington.

WHAT: DelDOT's maintenance crews will be removing and replacing the crossroad pipe on Todds Chapel Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Portion of Route 9 Closed Due to Roadway Failure

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:57:37 GMT

Smyrna --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that due to roadway failure Route 9 has been closed from Shorts Landing Road to Paddock Road.

This closure is expected to remain in place until further notice. Detour routes will be posted. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Entrance Work Will Require Daytime Lane and Shoulder Closures on Wilkins Road

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:40:14 GMT

Milford (Kent and Sussex Counties) --

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

WHERE: Wilkins Road between SR 30/Cedar Creek Road and Elks Lodge Road, Milford

WHAT: DelDOT announces to motorists that Wilkins Road will have lane and shoulder closures for work on the new entrances to the Bayhealth Sussex Campus. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Lane Closures -- Rehoboth

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:24:54 GMT

Rehoboth (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be inspecting the bridges over the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal on SR 1 during the week of August 7.

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 and lane shifts will occur from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Portion of Scotts Store Road to be Closed for the Replacement of Crossroad Pipe

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:22:42 GMT

Greenwood (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, August 7 until 7 p.m. on Friday, August 11, pending weather

Scotts Store Road between Hickman Road and Mile Stretch Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

DelDOT's Transportation Management Center (TMC) and WTMC-1380 AM provides motorists real-time traffic conditions throughout the state. Motorists can contact the TMC 24/7 to report any travel or traffic related issues at the following numbers: Dial #77 from any cell phone in Delaware; (302) 659-4600; or 1-800-324-8379. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Deck Repairs Will Require Lane Closures on SR 2/Kirkwood Highway

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:49:35 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

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

Starting on Wednesday, July 26 through Friday, August 18, pending weather

WHERE: SR 2/Kirkwood Highway (Bridge over Centerville Road) near Elsmere.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists will be doing bridge deck repairs on the Bridge over Centerville Road with lane closures.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Railroad Tracks Will Require the Closure of Gunter Road

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:27:54 GMT

Marydel (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delaware Coastline Railroad Company will be removing the railroad tracks and reconstructing the roadway on Gunter Road between Taraila Road and Enss Road

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, August 2 until midnight on Saturday, August 5, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Gunter Road onto Taraila Road to Strauss Avenue to Enss Road and return to Gunter Road.

Westbound: Gunter Road to Enss Road onto Strauss Avenue to Taraila Road and back to Gunter Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Nighttime Closure of Intersection at West North Street and Saulsbury Road for Reconstruction

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:09:45 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. each night beginning on Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4.

WHERE: West North Street and Saulsbury Road Intersection in Dover.

WHAT: As part of the on-going West Dover Connector project, DelDOT's contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will grinding the new concrete pavement for a smoother ride for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Installation of the HAWK System and Sidewalks at SR 273 and Freedom Trail/Georgetown Manor Apartments

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:46:20 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Byers Electric are scheduled to begin work on the new High-intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) system, removal and installation of concrete sidewalks with ADA curb ramps. The location of the construction will be the intersection of SR 273 and Freedom Trail/Georgetown Manor Apartments, approximately 1000 feet east of Airport Road on SR 273.

This project is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 7, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday with shoulder closures. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Paradise Alley Road

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:37:17 GMT

Felton (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance at the railroad crossing on Paradise Alley Road between US 13 and Little Mastens Corner Road. The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 31 until midnight on Friday, August 4, but could be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances or the weather.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Paradise Alley Road to Little Mastens Corner Road onto Reeves Crossing Road to US 13 and return to Paradise Alley Road. [More]




Public Workshop on Wednesday, August 2 - US 13, South Dover/Camden-Wyoming Planning Study

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:07:26 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is holding a Public Workshop to solicit public input on the US 13, South Dover/Camden-Wyoming Planning Study. The Public Workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2 at the Caesar Rodney High School Cafeteria at 239 Old North Road in Camden, Delaware.

The purpose of this Planning Study is to review the existing traffic patterns along US 13 and the surrounding roadways to determine potential solutions to alleviate the safety and congestions concerns. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road Intersection Improvements Project

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:58:39 GMT

Camden/Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road between Pickett Lane and Paynters Way and Neo Circle and Saddlebrook Drive will be closed at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1. The road closure is necessary for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road/Dundee Road. The roadway is anticipated to be open to motorists by 9 p.m. on Monday, August 14, pending weather. [More]




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

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:52:21 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the Bridge over Brandywine River on Augustine Cut-Off between Lovering Avenue and Stone Hill Road in Wilmington.

Daytime lane closures and lane shifts will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. [More]