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TRAFFIC ALERT - Updated: US 301 Mainline Project Will Require the Nighttime Closure of SR 1 NB and Lane Closures on SR 1 SB/NB

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:00:22 GMT

Middletown (Statewide) --

As part of the on-going US 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists the following closures on SR 1 northbound and southbound for the new US 301 bridge over SR 1.

SR 1 northbound will be CLOSED between Pole Bridge Road and US 13 Northbound Free Ramp on the following dates:

9 p.m. on Monday, November 27 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28

8 p.m. on Friday, December 1 until 7 a.m. on Saturday, December 2

8 p.m. on Saturday, December 2 until 7 a.m. on Sunday, December 3

8 p.m. on Sunday, December 3 until 5 a.m. on Monday, December 4

9 p.m. on Monday, December 4 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5

9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6

During the nighttime closure of SR 1 northbound, the tolls on SR 1 northbound-Boyds Corner Toll Plaza will be waived.

Detour Route: Pole Bridge Road to US 13 northbound and return to SR 1 northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Tree Cutting Operation Will Require the Closure of Exit 7B/I-95 Southbound to DE 52/Delaware Avenue

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:19:52 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 30

WHERE: Exit 7B/I-95 southbound to DE 52/Delaware Avenue

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor Davey's Tree Service will be cutting trees in the right-of-way.

Detour Route: I-95 southbound to Exit 7A to Adams Street to DE 52/Delaware Avenue.

Detour signage will be posted to motorists. [More]




Plan Ahead for Travel for Thanksgiving

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:05:45 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists to expect increased traffic for the upcoming Thanksgiving travel period. Lane and/or road closures on Delaware's major roadways will be suspended at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 22 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 26. Lane closures may be required in the event of transportation incidents. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Benson Road for Intersection Realignment

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:05:29 GMT

Milford (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, November 27 until 3 p.m. on Friday, December 15, pending weather.

WHERE Benson Road between Pine Haven Road and Cedar Creek Road, south of Milford.

WHAT: DelDOT's maintenance crews will be realigning Benson Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Repairs Will Require Lane Closures on US 13 SB-Seaford

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:05:11 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

WHEN: Monday, November 27 until mid-December pending weather.

WHERE: Bridge over Williams Pond on US 13 southbound between Middleford Road and SR 20 in Seaford.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc., will be repairing the bridge deck and joints. [More]




DART's Approved Service Changes for December 17, 2017 / Based on Customer Feedback, Some Changes Are Reconsidered

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:12:25 GMT

Wilmington --

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) announced changes to DART Statewide Bus Services will become effective Sunday, December 17, 2017. Based on customer feedback received online and through DTC's public hearing process, DART has reconsidered some of the changes, while making modifications to others, most notably affecting the following bus routes: Route 4 (combination of Routes 4 & 24), Route 10 (combination of Routes 10 & 23), New Route 13 (combination of Routes 1 & 22), Route 14, Route 15, Route 18 (combination of Routes 18 & 21), New Route 31, Route 45 and Route 301.

New Castle County - ; In efforts to improve operational efficiencies, reduce congestion and improve traffic flow, changes will be made to Downtown Wilmington bus stops and route alignments. [More]




DelDOT Receives National Roadway Safety Award / Agency is one of nine recognized by FHWA and Roadway Safety Foundation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:01:27 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Roadway Safety Foundation have announced that Delaware is one of this year's nine National Roadway Safety Award winners, which represent the nation's best examples of innovation in highway safety. The biennial competition, which began in 1999, is an acknowledgement of successful approaches to improving roadway safety at the state and local level.

Delaware received the award for the use of a high-friction surface treatment (HFST) that can dramatically and immediately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities at locations where motorists brake frequently or where wet road surfaces reduce pavement friction, resulting in potential crashes. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Transportation Alternatives Program - North Street Project to Begin November 27

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:02:50 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) project is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 27 until June 2018, pending weather. This project will consist of milling, patching, hot-mix overlay, signal modifications, ADA curb ramp improvements, sidewalks, and pavement markings. In order to complete this work, motorists should anticipate intermittent lane closures on North Street. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane/Shifts on I-95 NB and I-295 NB

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:49:18 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday November 29; and 8 p.m. on Wednesday November 29 until 5 a.m. on Thursday November 30, will be closing/shifting the I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange and also close Exit 2/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 30 until 5 a.m. on Friday December 1; and Friday December 1 at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Saturday December 2, I-95 northbound will be closing and shifting lanes to I-295 northbound. The nighttime lane and ramp closures are necessary for bridge protective shielding. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Crack Sealing Operation on US 13 SB Will Require Rolling Lane Closures-Kent County

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:33:46 GMT

Harrington/Greenwood (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Monday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 21, pending weather.

WHERE: US 13 southbound between SR 14/Milford Harrington Highway and SR 16/Market Street, Harrington/Greenwood.

WHAT: DelDOT's maintenance crews will be sealing the cracks in the pavement to extend the pavement life. [More]




DART Celebrated the 20th Anniversary of "Stuff The Bus" Food Drive by Collecting 17.9 Tons of Food For Delawareans In Need

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:47:30 GMT

Wilmington --

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) announced today that DART's 20th annual "Stuff the Bus" Thanksgiving Food Drive collected 17.9 tons (35,832 pounds) of food. The week-long food drive took place from November 6 to November 11 at Walmart in Milford, Acme in Dover, Acme in Fairfax Shopping Center, Rodney Square in Wilmington and Acme in Newark; and new this year was the Acme in Rehoboth and the Middletown Acme. The Food Bank of Delaware will distribute the donated food through its Hunger Relief Partners to Delaware residents in need of food assistance. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Crossover Voshell Mill Road Eastbound/Westbound and US 13 Northbound/Southbound

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:11:24 GMT

Camden/Wyoming (Kent County) --

WHEN: Monday, November 27 until Sunday, December 31, 2017, pending weather.

WHERE: Crossover at Voshell Mill Road Eastbound/Westbound and US 13 Northbound/Southbound, Camden/Wyoming

WHAT: DelDOT announces to motorists the closure of the crossover south of the Route 10 intersection and north of Voshell Mill Road intersection on US 13 northbound/southbound. Barricades will be used in both directions at the crossover and turn lanes. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Closure of Kirk Road for Patching

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:42:09 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 18

Rain Date: Saturday, December 2 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

WHERE: Kirk Road between DE 52/Kennett Pike and DE 100/Montchanin Road, Wilmington.

WHAT: DelDOT announces to motorists that the installation of a gas main and patching of the roadway will require the daytime closure of Kirk Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - DelDOT Update on Route 141 Basin Road Bridge Project

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:41:33 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced today that construction on the SR 141 Basin Road bridge will not be completed as planned before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Since construction began in October, the project has encountered a number of issues that will extend the closure of the bridge. During the initial demolition work, asbestos conduit pipe was discovered by the contractor inside both the north and southbound sidewalks that had not been identified in the project plans for appropriate removal and disposal. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Blairs Pond Road on Thursday, November 16 for Railroad Crossing Maintenance

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:41:06 GMT

Dover --

WHEN: 5 a.m. on Thursday, November 16 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, pending weather.

WHERE: Blairs Pond Road (Railroad Crossing) between School Street and Front Street, Houston. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Maintenance Will Require Closure of Ratledge Road

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:40:45 GMT

Townsend (New Castle 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 at the following location:

5 a.m. on Thursday, November 30 until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, December 7

Ratledge Road (Railroad Crossing) between Dexter Corner Road and Summit Bridge Road

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Ratledge Road to Dexter Corner Road onto Blackbird Station Road to Blackbird Forest Road to US 13 to Summit Bridge Road and return to Ratledge Road.

Westbound: Ratledge Road onto Summit Bridge Road to US 13 to Blackbird Forest Road to Blackbird Station Road to Dexter Corner Road and back to Ratledge Road.

The railroad work is scheduled to occur at these times listed above, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Port Penn Road Lane Closures Hours Extended for Hot-Mix Wedging

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:40:26 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going US 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Diamond Materials will be hot-mix wedging Port Penn Road between US 13 and Pole Bridge Road. Single lane closures will occur with alternating traffic and flaggers will control the flow of traffic.

The scheduled work hours have been extended to 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. beginning on Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Tub Mill Pond Road for Realignment

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:37:39 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

WHEN: 6 a.m. on Monday, November 27 until mid-January, pending weather.

WHERE: Tub Mill Pond Road between SR 1 southbound and Fork Landing Road near Frederica.

WHAT: As part of the on-going SR 1, South Frederica Grade Separated Intersection project, DelDOT announces that their contractor A-Del Construction Company will be realigning Tub Mill Pond Road. [More]




No DART Bus Service on Thanksgiving Day; Regular Service Resumes on Friday

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:38:17 GMT

Wilmington --

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017 - ; DART statewide services, both fixed route and paratransit, will not operate on Thanksgiving Day. SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Line will operate on Thanksgiving Day with service to Claymont and Wilmington, operating on a Sunday Schedule. DART's Transportation Store at the Wilmington Station will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Rehabilitation of SR 141/Centre Road to Begin On Monday, October 30

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:27:34 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Richard E. Pierson Construction Company will begin the project to remove and replace the concrete pavement on SR 141/Centre Road from south of SR 48/Lancaster Pike to north of SR 52/Kennett Pike on Monday, October 30, 2017. The entire project is expected to be complete by spring 2019. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - UPDATE: SR 1 NB Shoulder Closure Closed for Residual Remediation-Middletown

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:09:43 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) crews are assisting the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and their contractor, Miller Environmental with residual remediation from the tanker incident on Wednesday, October 11.

The northbound right shoulder will be closed on SR 1 northbound in the area of Pine Tree Road from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15 and Thursday, November 16.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Installation of Barrier Wall Will Require Temporary Closure of Right Lane on SR 48/Lancaster Pike WB

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:09:16 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that their contractor Mumford and Miller Concrete Inc. will be closing the right lane and shoulder on SR 48/Lancaster Pike westbound after the intersection of SR 141. The installation of the barrier wall is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 17 until 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, pending weather.

After the barrier wall is installed; the contractor will be removing and replacing drainage pipe behind the barrier wall. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - I-95 NB Lane Closures at Bridge over Talley Road

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:08:44 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15

Rain Date: Thursday, November 16 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.

WHERE: I-95 northbound (Bridge over Talley Road) between US 202 and Marsh Road, Wilmington.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that I-95 northbound lanes will be closed to complete the bridge deck work. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Pier Demolition Will Require Nighttime Lane and Ramp Closures on I-95 NB and I-295 NB

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:08:27 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that on Monday, November 6 through Wednesday November 8 (Hours 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night) will be closing/shifting lanes on I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past Route 141 northbound interchange. In addition, Exit 2/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound will be closed those nights.

On Wednesday, November 8 evening (Hours 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.) through the morning of Friday, November 10, I-95 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes to I-295 northbound AND the ramps to SR 141 northbound and southbound to I-95 northbound. [More]




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

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:08:08 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]




TRAFFIC ALERT - US 113 Lane Closures for Turn Lane Lengthening and Acceleration Lane at Redden Road

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:07:53 GMT

Ellendale (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Monday, November 20 through late-January

WHERE: US 113 from Deer Forest Road to Redden Road, Ellendale

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, JJID, Inc., will be lengthening the existing US 113 northbound left-turn lane onto Redden Road and creating an acceleration lane from eastbound Redden Road onto US 113 southbound. This project will also include striping a bike lane along US 113 southbound. During this project, there will be lane closures on US 113 northbound and southbound. [More]




DTC Recognizes Contributions of EDTAC Chair - News Release

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:52:16 GMT

Wilmington --

The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) is saddened by the passing of Ms. Addie Pack, Chair of the Elderly and Disabled Transit Advisory Committee (EDTAC) on October 27, 2017.

Ms. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Replacement Will Require the Closure of SR 141/Basin Road over US 13

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:22:50 GMT

New Castle (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete will be replacing the bridge concrete deck over US 13 on SR 141/Basin Road. Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday October 2. The bridge closure will start at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10 and will be reopen to traffic by mid-December, pending weather. [More]




Ursuline Academy Senior Becomes Inspired and Raises Money to Purchase DART Bus Passes for Those in Need

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:13:02 GMT

Wilmington --

Eighteen year-old Megan Roesser, a senior at Ursuline Academy, became inspired after learning about a program headed by Wilmington Police Lieutenant Dan Selekman and four other officers to strengthen Wilmington's West Center City neighborhood by providing a variety of supportive services. Megan realized there was a great need for low-income families and homeless people to have access to transportation. She has been working on a project to purchase DART bus passes to get West Center City residents to work, medical appointments, and other places they need to go. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Intersection Improvements - Lane Closures and a Portion of Old Baltimore Pike to be Closed on Weekends

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:13:59 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going construction for the HEP NCC, SR 72 and Old Baltimore Pike Intersection Improvements Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)that there will be nighttime lane closures on Old Baltimore Pike westbound, just east of SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road for water line relocation. The nighttime lane closures will occur from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. beginning on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26.

A portion of Old Baltimore Pike will be closed between SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road to the west side of Dayett Mill Road is scheduled to be closed over three weekends beginning the weekend of Friday, October 27 through and including the weekend of Friday, November 10. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Deck Joint Repairs Will Require Daily Lane Closures on SR 1 - Dover

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:04:48 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: Monday, November 13 through Thursday, November 30, pending weather.

WHERE: SR 1 southbound lane closures between Route 9 and Barkers Landing Road will occur from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections (Statewide)

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:17:27 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni Associates Inc., will be inspecting bridges on Thursday, November 9 and the week of November 13, 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.

Barkers Landing Road (Bridge over St. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1 NB Lane and Shoulder Closure for Residual Remediation

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:58:24 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) crews are assisting the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and their contractor, Miller Environmental with residual remediation efforts resulting from the tanker incident on Wednesday, October 11.

On Tuesday, October 31 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., the right lane will be closed on SR 1 northbound in the area of Pine Tree Corner Road between DE 299 and North Smyrna Exit 119.

The northbound right shoulder will also be closed on SR 1 northbound in the area of Pine Tree Corner Road from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, October 31 through Friday, November 3 AND Monday, November 6 through Wednesday, November 8, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1 NB Left Lane Closed at Route 9 Overpass (South of DAFB)-November 9

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:38:44 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and their subcontractor Miller Environmental with Maintenance of Traffic Support from DelDOT's Area 7 will be performing clean-up remediation work from the incident that occurred on Tuesday, November 7.

9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 9

SR 1 Northbound Left Lane Closed at the Route 9 Overpass, South of Dover Air Force Base (DAFB)

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

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Conversion of All-Way Stop at E. Trap Pond Road and Whaleys Corner Road/West Piney Grove Road Intersection

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:09:09 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Section will be converting the present two-way Stop-controlled intersection of East Trap Pond Road and Whaleys Corner Road/West Piney Grove Road to all-way Stop control. Pending weather or other unforeseen delays, the conversion is scheduled for Tuesday November 14, 2017.

In addition to the installation of applicable "Stop" and "Stop Ahead" signs, yellow warning beacons will be used on the East Trap Pond Road "Stop Ahead" signs, and red beacons will be used on the East Trap Pond Road "Stop" signs. [More]




DART Offers Free Rides to Veterans in Recognition of Veterans Day

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:39:47 GMT

Wilmington --

On Friday, November 10, DART is offering free rides to Veterans on all Statewide bus services, in observance of Veterans Day. Veterans in uniform or displaying a Veteran's ID card (this would also cover spouses) can ride for free on both DART Fixed Route and Paratransit bus services all day.

"The military is such an integral part of the community in Delaware. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - General Maintenance of Railroad Crossing Will Require the Closure of Fairground Road

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:14:22 GMT

Harrington (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be repaving and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Fairground Road between Farmington Road and US 13.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, November 13 until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 17, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Fairground Road onto Farmington Road to Tower Hill Road to US 13 and return to Fairground Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Core Samples Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on SR 48/Lancaster Pike

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:38:08 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Materials and Research Section will be taking core samples at the bridge over Little Mill Creek on SR 48/Lancaster Pike between SR 141 and Courtney Road.

The work is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 from 9 a.m. until noon. In the event of inclement weather, the work will occur on Thursday, November 16 from 9 a.m. until noon. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Lane Closure on I-95 NB for Tree Cutting Operations - Wilmington

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:55:10 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that their contractor Davey's Tree Service will be cutting and trimming trees in the right-of-way, which will require the daytime lane closure of I-95 northbound.

9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for the week of November 13


I-95 northbound lane closure between Exit 6/Martin Luther King Boulevard and Brandywine Bridge

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection of Roth Bridge Will Require Lane Closures on SR 1 Northbound and Southbound

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:29:26 GMT

Middletown (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be completing a routine bridge inspection on Roth Bridge over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal on SR 1 northbound/southbound beginning on Monday, October 30 through Friday, December 1, pending weather.

SR 1 southbound lane closures will occur from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Wilson Road and Swamp Road

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:04:05 GMT

Georgetown/Dagsboro (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advise motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be replacing, resurfacing, and performing general maintenance on their crossings at the following locations:

5 a.m. on Thursday, November 9 until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, pending weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Wilson Road (Railroad Crossing) closed between US 113 and Donovans Road in Georgetown.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Wilson Road onto US 113 to North Bedford Street to Donovans Road and return to Wilson Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Southbound Right Turn Lane Closure on Otts Chapel Road at West Chestnut Hill Road, Thursday, November 9

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:50:19 GMT

Bear --

(New Castle County) The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances Section (DNREC) and their Subcontractor, Lewis Environmental, will be performing remediation cleanup work resulting from a leaking saddle tank along Otts Chapel Road at West Chestnut Hill Road. This work will require a right turn lane closure on southbound Otts Chapel Road at West Chestnut Hill Road from 9:00 a.m. thru 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9.

For further information contact DelDOT Community Relations at 1-800-652-5600 (in DE) or 302-760-2080. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Guardrail Work Will Require Lane Closures on Carr Road

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 18:42:29 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, November 6 through Friday, November 9, pending weather

WHERE: Carr Road (Bridge over Shellpot Creek) between Marsh Road and Washington Street Extension, Wilmington.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will have single lane closures with flaggers for guardrail work and the removal of the silt fence. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on US 13 - Dover

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:50:29 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day
Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8, pending weather

Rain date: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 9

WHERE: US 13 northbound/southbound (Bridge over St. Jones River) between South Little Creek Road and State Street, Dover.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement & Rehabilitation Project Will Require Daytime Lane and Shoulder on Central Avenue

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:18:48 GMT

Ocean View (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor George & Lynch Inc. is scheduled to begin a pavement and rehabilitation project starting on Wednesday, November 8 through mid-December.

Central Avenue from Route 26 to the bridge over Assawoman Canal will have intermittent lane and shoulder closures for milling, hot-mix patching, and paving. The work hours will be from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. [More]




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

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:56:52 GMT

Frankford (Sussex County) --

The Delaware 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, November 13 until 7 p.m. on Friday, November 17, pending weather

Zion Church Road closed between New Road and Bayard Road

In the event of inclement weather, the roadway will be closed at 7 a.m. on Saturday, November 18 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21.

Detour Route: Zion Church Road to Bayard Road onto Old Mill Bridge Road to Route 54/Light House Road and return to Zion Church Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Cleaning Will Require Lane Closures on Centerville Road

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:18:35 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., pending weather

Wednesday, November 1 and Friday, November 3

WHERE: Centerville Road between Greenbank Road and Old Capital Trail, near Elsmere.

WHAT: DelDOT announces that intermittent lane closures will occur on Centerville Road for cleaning of the underside of the bridge.

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




DART 20th Annual "Stuff The Bus" Thanksgiving Food Drive Starts On Monday, November 6

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:05:52 GMT

Wilmington --

DART will hold its 20th annual "Stuff The Bus" Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout the State starting on November 6 and ending on November 11. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, DART's goal is to collect 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans in need of food assistance. We need the public's help to achieve our goal. [More]




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

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:28:44 GMT

Milford (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Bridge Management Section will be inspecting the bridge over Mispillion River on Rehoboth Boulevard between Northeast Front Street and Route 36/Cedar Beach Road. The inspection will occur from 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, November 1.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Intermittent Lane Closures on Shuttle Road for Hot-Mix Overlay

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:56:56 GMT

Rehoboth (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) maintenance crews will be repairing the roadway on Shuttle Road with hot-mix overlay between SR 1 and Country Club Road. Due to heavy loads and a high volume of traffic, wheel rutting has occurred on the roadway. Daytime intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. starting on Monday, October 30 through Thursday, November 2 AND Monday, November 6 through Thursday, November 9, pending weather. [More]




DMV Announces Seasonal Release of Five-Digit License Plates

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:45:00 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 is the seasonal release of available five-digit license plates from the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), just in time for the holidays. Starting that day a limited number of five-digit license plates will be made available to the public at the Delaware City, Dover, Wilmington, and Georgetown DMV locations on a first-come, first-serve basis.

License Plate numbers cannot be reserved in advance nor over the phone, and the promotion will run only as long as plate supplies last. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge over Talley Road - Construction Completed

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 13:37:48 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is happy to announce to motorists that the bridge over Talley Road on I-95 northbound between US 202 and Marsh Road is open to traffic. DelDOT's contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists removed and replaced the concrete bridge deck.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipes Will Require Temporary Road Closures-Kent County

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:25:37 GMT

Harrington (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) maintenance crews will be removing and replacing crossroad pipes.

The following roadways will be temporary closed:

7 a.m. on Monday, November 6 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, pending weather

Sandbox Road between Ward Branch Lane and Deer Valley Road

7 a.m. on Monday, November 13 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, pending weather

Cattail Branch Road between Fishers Bridge Road and Burrsville Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Repairs Will Require Lane Closures on Reedy Point Bridge

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:04:53 GMT

St. Georges (New Castle County) --

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that Reedy Point Bridge over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal on Route 9 will have lane closures for bridge joint repairs.

The work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, November 8 and is anticipated to be completed by the end of February, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Maintenance of Railroad Crossings Will Require Road Closures in Sussex County

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:42:43 GMT

Bridgeville/Seaford/Laurel (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be replacing, resurfacing, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossings with road closures in Sussex County.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Thursday, November 2 until midnight on Thursday, November 9, pending weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

The following roads will be closed with posted detour routes:

Adams Road between SR 404/Newton Road and Church Street in Bridgeville. [More]




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

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:37:42 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 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, pending weather.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement & Rehabilitation Project Will Require Daytime Lane and Shoulder Closures-Kent County

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:25:01 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor George & Lynch Inc. is scheduled to begin a pavement and rehabilitation project starting on Monday, November 6 until mid-December. The work will consist of milling and paving. As colder temperatures arrive in December, this project will be suspended until early spring. [More]




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

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:07:34 GMT

Wilmington/New Castle/Newark (New Castle County) --

Intersection Improvements Will Require Daytime Lane/Shoulder Closures-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 US 202 may have lane and shoulder closures from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, October 23 and Tuesday, October 24, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pedestrian Upgrades Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures at SR 4 and Salem Church Road Intersection

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:35:08 GMT

Newark (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 intersection of SR 4 and Salem Church Road.

The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 23 and is anticipated to be completed by Friday, December 22, pending weather or unforeseen circumstances. Intermittent nighttime lane closures will occur from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. [More]




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

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:03:07 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, October 30 until 7 p.m. on Friday, November 3, pending weather

Epworth Church Road between Route 404 and Blanchard Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



Public Workshop on October 23 for Proposed Improvements on Kenton Road from SR 8 to Chestnut Grove Road

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:17:00 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is holding a Public Workshop to solicit public input on the proposed improvements on Kenton Road from SR 8 to Chestnut Grove Road. The Public Workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Dover High School Cafeteria located at One Dover High Drive in Dover.

The purpose of this project is to improve traffic safety and operations and to enhance bicycle and pedestrian accessibility along Kenton Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Union Street Rapid Reconfiguration Project to Begin

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:42:27 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Section in conjunction with Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO), the City of Wilmington, and West Side Grows Together is announcing that Union Street Rapid Reconfiguration project will be implemented on Monday, October 30 through Friday, November 3, pending weather. The work hours will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. Motorists can expect delays throughout the week with intermittent lane closures and parking restrictions. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures on Christina Parkway

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:43:31 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 19.

WHERE: Christina Parkway (Bridge over Christina River) between Elkton Road and South College Avenue, Newark

WHAT: DelDOT's Bridge Management Section will be inspecting the bridge with the closure of the westbound lane and shoulder.

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




DART Celebrates 20th Anniversary of "Stuff The Bus" Thanksgiving Food Drive, November 6 to 11, to Help Delawareans in Need of Food Assistance

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:50:26 GMT

Wilmington --

DART today announced their 20 years of partnering with the Food Bank of Delaware for the annual "Stuff The Bus" Thanksgiving Food Drive. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, DART's goal is to collect 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans in need of food assistance. We need the public's help to achieve our goal. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Chipmans Pond Road for Dam Spillway Improvements

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:26:59 GMT

Laurel (Sussex County) --

WHEN: Monday, October 23 until mid-March, pending weather.

WHERE: Chipmans Pond Road between Fire Tower Road and Christ Church Road, Laurel.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) advises motorists that a portion of Chipmans Pond Road will be closed for improvements to the spillway of the dam. [More]




Public Workshop on Tuesday, October 24 - HEP NCC SR 273 and Red Mill Road Connector Intersection Improvements

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:44:03 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite the public to a Public Workshop for SR 273 and Red Mill Road connector intersection improvements. The Public Workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Christiana High School Cafeteria, 190 Salem Church Road in Newark, DE 19713. Attendees will have an opportunity to review the intersection improvements and provide comments to DelDOT representatives. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement & Rehabilitation Project Will Require Daytime Lane Closures --Sussex County

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:32:43 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, pending weather Monday, October 23 through Wednesday, November 22.

WHERE: Beaver Dam Road between Belltown Road to Deep Valley Boulevard near Lewes.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor George & Lynch Inc. will be milling, patching, and paving Beaver Dam Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1 Northbound/Southbound Open to Traffic

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:10:24 GMT

Smyrna/Middletown (New Castle County) --

Following yesterday's incident on SR 1 north of Smyrna, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that both SR 1 northbound lanes are open at North Smyrna Exit 119 AND SR 1 southbound at DE 299 is OPEN to traffic, with traffic limited to the left lane at the scene of the incident. Clean-up will continue over the next several days and motorists can expect delays in this area with a closure of a lane on SR 1 and are urged to use caution.

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




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

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:44:31 GMT

Red Lion (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 6 a.m. until noon on Sunday, October 22.

WHERE: SR 1 Northbound (Bridge over Red Lion Creek) Red Lion.

WHAT: DelDOT's Bridge Management Section will be inspecting the bridge with the closure of the right lane and shoulder on SR 1 northbound. [More]




Public Workshop for Park Avenue Relocation on Wednesday, October 18

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:41:03 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite the public to a Public Workshop to discuss the details and schedule of the Park Avenue Relocation project in the southern portion of the Georgetown area, in Sussex County. The Public Workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 18 at the DelDOT's South District Conference Room, 23697 DuPont Boulevard in Georgetown. The public is invited to attend from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Work Will Require I-95 NB Lane Closures North of US 202

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:35:43 GMT

Wilmington (Statewide) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will begin construction at 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 2017, on the bridge on I-95 northbound over Talley Road between US 202 and Marsh Road. The work will consist of removing and replacing the concrete bridge deck overlay.

During construction, I-95 northbound lanes between US 202 and Marsh Road will be reduced to one lane for the duration of the project and delays should be expected. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of the Bridge Structure Will Require the Closure of Clarks Corner Road

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:34:58 GMT

Delaware City (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, October 16 through mid-December, pending weather.

WHERE: Bridge over Dragon Run on Clarks Corner Road between SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road and Cox Neck Road, west of Delaware City.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor A-Del Construction is scheduled to begin the replacement of the existing concrete box beam superstructure with new concrete box beams and an asphalt concrete bridge deck overlay. [More]




DelDOT to Host Public Informational Meeting for Rehabilitation of Centre Road -- Route 141

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:04:25 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will host a Public Informational Meeting on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The Public Informational Meeting will take place in the cafeteria of A.I. High School located at 50 Hillside Road, Wilmington. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane/Shifts on I-95 NB and I-295 NB

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:07:25 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., beginning on Monday, October 2 through Thursday, October 5 (8 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night) will be closing/shifting lanes on I-95 northbound to I-295 northbound between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange.

Beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night on Monday, October 2 through Wednesday, October 4; I-295 northbound will be closing and shifting lanes to I-95 northbound. Exit 2/SR 141 southbound will be closed at night to I-295 northbound on Tuesday, October 3. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - October Events throughout Delaware -Temporary Road and Lane Restrictions

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 19:05:28 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that motorists can expect road and lane restrictions with an interruption to traffic for the following special events in October.

Special Olympics Truck Convoy-Saturday, October 7

The truck convoy will depart the Delaware State Fairgrounds at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 7. The convoy will be escorted by law enforcement officers on a scenic tour through Central Delaware. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Armstrong Corner Road Closed from October 6 to October 10 / As part of the US Route 301Mainline Project

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:39:57 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Armstrong Corner Road will be closed at Summit Bridge Road (US 301) from 8 p.m. on Friday, October 6 until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10, 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 Armstrong Corner Road.

Through traffic along Armstrong Corner Road should use the following posted detours:

  • Motorists traveling eastbound on Armstrong Corner Road should follow Choptank Road (SR 15) through the roundabout to Bunker Hill Road (SR 15) to Summit Bridge Road (US 301) and turn left, and back to Armstrong Corner Road. [More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Jimtown Road for Road Improvements and Utilities

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:18:16 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that Jimtown Road between Beaver Dam Road and Robinsonville Road will be closed at 8 a.m. on Monday, October 9 until summer 2018, pending weather or unforeseen circumstances. Local residents, emergency vehicles, and school buses will have access along Jimtown Road. These improvements include the following: installation of utilities; roadway widening; and sidewalks. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - New Traffic Pattern for Barratts Chapel Road

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:01:37 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

As part of the on-going SR 1, Little Heaven Grade Separated Intersection Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that there will be a new traffic pattern on Barratts Chapel Road at SR 1 southbound, beginning on Monday, October 9. This new traffic pattern near Frederica will be permanent.

During this construction, the contractor will widen Barratts Chapel Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Phase 3A of Howell School Road Project Will Require a Change of Traffic Pattern for Motorists

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:22:53 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

As part of the on-going Howell School Road Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will be moving into Phase 3A on Wednesday, October 11 until mid-December, pending weather or unforeseen circumstances.

On Wednesday, October 11, Robert Peoples Boulevard at Howell School Road will be Right Out/Left In only.

All traffic traveling out of Caravel Woods and Mansion Farms will be required to turn right onto Howell School Road and travel down to the intersection of SR 896 and Denny Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Tree Cutting Operation Will Require the Closure of Exit 11/I-95 Northbound to Naamans Road

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:59:23 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3

WHERE: Exit 11/I-95 Northbound Ramp to Naamans Road, Wilmington

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor Davey's Tree Service will be cutting down trees in the right-of-way.

Detour Route: Harvey Road onto Philadelphia Pike to Naamans Road.

Detour signage will be posted to motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures on US 13 and SR 10

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:35:15 GMT

Harrington/Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor George and Lynch Inc. is scheduled to begin patching at the following roadways with lane and shoulder closures:

7 a.m. until 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, October 2 through Friday, October 13, pending weather

US 13 northbound/southbound from SR 14/Milford Harrington Highway to Andrewsville Road, Harrington

3 a.m. until 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, October 9 through Friday, October 20, pending weather.

SR 10/East Lebanon Road from Pine Cabin Road to Bay Road, Magnolia

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. If necessary, the contractor may work on weekends. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal and Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of Revel Road to be Closed

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:05:17 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, October 9 until 7 p.m. on Friday, October 13, pending weather.

WHERE: Revel Road between Nine Foot Road and Mission Road, Millsboro.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Drainage Improvements Will Require the Closure of Careys Camp Road

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:35:50 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Wednesday, October 4 until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 13, pending weather.

WHERE: Careys Camp Road closed between Laurel Road and Pear Tree Road, near Millsboro.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge Will Require Daytime Lane Closure on SR 10/Lebanon Road

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:30:17 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. Rain Date: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 5.

WHERE: SR 10/Lebanon Road (SR 1 Bridge over SR 10) between South State Street Extension and Bay Road, Dover. [More]




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

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:23:16 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Twaddell Mill Road between SR 52/Kennett Pike and SR 100/Montchanin Road will be closed for the removal of trees that pose a safety hazard to motorists.

The roadway is scheduled to be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 5. Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




Imagine A Litter-Free Delaware Scheduled / Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Asked To Clean Up Roadsides

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:35:04 GMT

Dover --

The Delaware Department of Transportation is asking Adopt-A-Highway volunteers and others to help clean up Delaware's roadsides during the department's 13th annual Imagine A Litter-Free Delaware event, which will be held between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. The rain date will be Oct. 28 and Oct. 29.

DelDOT is encouraging current Adopt-A-Highway groups and volunteers to participate in the event, and it's not too late for new volunteers to adopt a Delaware roadside for cleanup. [More]




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

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:02:08 GMT

Dover (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Bridge Management Section will be performing deck evaluations for various bridge structures throughout New Castle County and will utilize lane closures, lane shifts, and shoulder closures. Double lane closures will occur at night from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on I-495.

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




DelDOT Shares Results of Ivy Planning Group Report on Maintenance & Operations North District Assessment / Agency will implement recommendations of report to improve work culture

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:00:07 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced today the results of an internal review of the Maintenance & Operations North District performed by the Ivy Planning Group and a plan to improve the work culture and environment of the district.

In Fall 2016, the State of Delaware contracted with Ivy Planning Group (Ivy) to conduct an independent study of diversity and inclusion (D&I) related policies, procedures, and organizational culture to create a more diverse and inclusive environment. Findings and recommendations presented in the final report, completed in December 2016, provided a blueprint for the State to move beyond its historical challenges and realize its future potential. [More]




Public Workshop - Proposed Replacement of Bridge 1-227 on Paper Mill Road

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:26:03 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 - Opening of Roundabout near Georgetown

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:44:50 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that motorists will have a new traffic pattern at the intersection of Zoar Road, Bethesda Road, and Speedway Road, approximately 2000 feet east of US 113, south of the Town of Georgetown.

The roundabout will be open to motorists on Friday, September 29 (barring weather or other unforeseen delays). Roundabouts are circular intersections that incorporate new design features that reduce traffic accidents, traffic delays, and traffic speeds. [More]




Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Mobilize Largest Simultaneous Railroad Safety Initiative / Three-hour law Enforcement Surge Marks 1st Annual U.S. Rail Safety Week

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:24:11 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Operation Lifesaver, the rail safety education organization, announced today that they are participating in "Operation Clear Track," the largest simultaneous railroad safety law enforcement operation ever attempted in the United States, involving more than 200 police or sheriff departments across the lower 48 states. The initiative is spearheaded by Amtrak and the national Operation Lifesaver, Inc. program.

"It's critical that citizens in every corner of the country fully understand the dangers and consequences of disobeying crossing warning signs or trespassing on railroad property," said Amtrak Police Chief Neil Trugman. [More]




DART Operators and Maintenance Staff Display Driving and Safety Skills at Employee Bus "Roadeo"

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:19:30 GMT

Wilmington --

DART employees gathered on Sunday, September 24, 2017, to cheer on their fellow co-workers as they participated in a friendly competition of driving and safety skills at DART's Bus "Roadeo". The event was held at DART's Mid-County facility in New Castle.

The "Roadeo" presented DART Bus Operators with several tests of their driving ability and safety skills. [More]




U.S. 202 Rededicated as the Gold Star Highway in Honor of Families of Soldiers / who have made the Ultimate Sacrifice for Their Country

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:07:09 GMT

Wilmington --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced today the rededication of U.S. 202 from the Delaware/ Pennsylvania line south to the I 95 interchange as the Gold Star Highway. Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan along with Governor John Carney made the announcement to an assembled audience within the sculpture garden of the Blue Ball Barn. Formalizing the event, the Governor proclaimed Monday, September 25, 2017 as "Delaware Gold Star Mothers' and Families' Day". [More]




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

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:00:46 GMT

Wilmington/Bear (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 Lancaster Pike may have lane and shoulder closures from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, September 25 through Wednesday, September 27, pending weather. [More]