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TRAFFIC ALERT - Rehabilitation of Bridge Will Require a Portion of Carr Road to be Closed / Beginning Monday, February 27

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:20:33 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that their contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists Inc. will be closing Carr Road between Washington Street Extension and Marsh Road for the rehabilitation of the bridge over Shellpot Creek. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 27 and is anticipated to be complete by mid-June, pending weather.

This project will involve the replacement of the superstructure with steel beams with a concrete deck and hot-mix overlay on stone abutments. [More]




Pedestrian Improvements on Rehoboth Avenue Scheduled to Begin March 1

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:10:17 GMT

Rehoboth Beach --

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that JJID General Contractor will be starting the Rehoboth Avenue portion of the pedestrian improvements project on Wednesday, March 1, and is scheduled to be completed by April 30, 2017.

Sidewalk and curb replacement will occur Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. through 9 p.m.

The project will enhance pedestrian safety in the beach area by ensuring areas of the sidewalk comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Restriping and Bridge Work Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on I-495 NB and Closure of Exit 1/U.S. Route 13

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:41:16 GMT

Wilmington --

WHEN: 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 19 until 5 a.m. on Monday, February 20;
7 p.m. on Monday, February 20 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21

WHERE: I-495 northbound at U.S. Route 13 and Closure of Exit 1/U.S. Route 13

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists, Inc. will be performing restriping on I-495 northbound at U.S. [More]




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

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:43:09 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, May 21, 2017, as well as Resort Transit Service to become effective Saturday, May 6, 2017 (pre-season weekend service), with full service to begin Monday, May 22, 2017.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4 PM to 6 PM
Dover Police Station - 400 South Queen Street, Dover, DE 19904

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4 PM to 6 PM
Wilmington Public Library, The Commons - 10 East 10th Street, Wilmington 19801

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Rehoboth Beach Fire Department - 2nd Floor - 219 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach 19971

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4 PM to 6 PM
Seaford City Hall, Council Chambers - 414 High Street, Seaford 19973

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4 PM to 6 PM
WILMAPCO - 850 Library Avenue, Newark 19711

A summary of the proposal includes (by County):

New Castle County

Weekday, Saturday and/or Sunday schedule times would be adjusted on Routes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 23, 24, 25, 33, 40, 45, 46, 55, 62 & 64 to improve on-time performance and connections, and/or re-routing. Please view proposal for specific route time adjustments. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Myrtle Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:47:34 GMT

Claymont --

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

Intermittent lane closures may occur from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

DURATION: Monday, February 20 until Monday, July 31. [More]




Public Workshop - Cedar Lane Road and Marl Pit Road Intersection Improvements

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:17:02 GMT

Dover --

(Kent County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will be holding a Public Workshop to obtain comments from surrounding residents and the general public for intersection improvements at the Cedar Lane Road and Marl Pit Road intersection. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at A.G. Waters Middle School, 1235 Cedar Lane Road in Middletown. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - NEW DATES: Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of Careys Camp Road to be Closed

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:13:56 GMT

Millsboro (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, February 27 until 7 p.m. on Friday, March 3, pending weather
Careys Camp Road between Pear Tree Road and English Road

Rain date: 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 4 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7.

Detour: Careys Camp Road to Pear Tree Road onto Route 24/Laurel Road and return to Careys Camp Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED: Crack Sealing Operation on SR 1 Northbound and Southbound Will Require Rolling Lane Closures-Sussex County

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:37:01 GMT

Lewes/Rehoboth (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Tuesday, February 14 through Friday, February 17, pending weather.

In the event of inclement weather, the work will proceed on Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21 with work hours from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. [More]




DART Kicks Off 17th Annual Transit Poster Contest

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:33:52 GMT

Wilmington --

"DART & Technology, Traveling into the Future." is the theme for DART's 17th Annual Transit Poster Contest. Open to school-age children Grades 6 through 12, the contest is designed to encourage students to learn more about public transportation and its benefits, as well as the chance to see their artwork featured by DART in various advertisements, promotions, or displays. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Lane Closures Will Occur in New Castle County for Bridge Inspections

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:17:51 GMT

Wilmington/Elsmere (New Castle County) --

DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni Associates Inc., will be inspecting bridges during the week of February 20, 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.

Wednesday, February 22 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

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:43:49 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)
Wednesday, February 15 until late-May

WHERE: I-95 northbound and southbound from Pennsylvania State Line to Brandywine River Bridge, Wilmington

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that their contractor, Kerns Brothers/Davey Company of Wilmington will provide tree clearing services along Delaware's state maintained right-of-way on I-95 northbound and southbound from the Pennsylvania State Line to Brandywine River Bridge. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Intersection Improvements Will Require Lane Closures on SR 1 -- Sussex County

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:57:43 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Monday, February 13 through Wednesday, February 15, pending weather

WHERE: SR 1 northbound and southbound between Bay Crossing Boulevard and Postal Lane/Melson Drive, Lewes

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's contractor JJID Inc., will be installing curb, sidewalk, hot-mix and permanent pavement striping at Bay Crossing Boulevard. SR 1 northbound and southbound left lane will be closed. [More]




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

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:31:15 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be closing/shifting the left lanes on I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and Route 141 northbound interchange beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, February 16.

At 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, I-295 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes until 5 a.m. on Friday, February 17. The nighttime lane/shift closures are necessary for bridge deck construction. [More]




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

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:07:33 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, February 20 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22 pending weather
Beagle Club Road between Indian Runner Road and Firetower Road

Rain Dates: 7 a.m. on Thursday, February 23 until 3 p.m. on Friday, February 24.

Detour Routes:

Northbound Beagle Club Road traffic will travel west on Sandtown Road and then north on Ironmine Road and east onto C&R Center Road.

Southbound traffic will travel west on C&R Center Road, south on Ironmine Road and then east on Sandtown Road and return to Beagle Club Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Lane Closures on Sixth Street

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:31:13 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14.

WHERE: Sixth Street (Bridge over I-95) between North Jackson Street and North Adams Street in Wilmington.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge with alternating right and left lane closures on Sixth Street. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Closure of Route 141 NB Off-Ramp to Route 52 SB for Catch Basin Repair

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:51:14 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

Ramp closure of Route 141 northbound off-ramp to Route 52 southbound for catch basin repair is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 13 until Friday, February 17. The ramp closure hours will be from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Detour Route: Take Route 141 northbound onto Route 100 to Route 52. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Closure of Sharpley Road for Crossroad Pipe Installation

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:50:02 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

Daytime closure of Sharpley Road between Mt. Lebanon and Wynyard Road for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe. Due to inclement weather, the daytime closure will begin on Monday, February 13 until Friday, February 17. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Lane Closures for Signal Work at Kirkwood Highway and Kirkwood Plaza Intersection

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:52:08 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Byers Electrical, is scheduled to work on the existing traffic intersection of SR 2 and Kirkwood Plaza, in New Castle County. The work is anticipated to be complete by mid-April, pending weather.

Daytime work may have shoulder closures. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Rabbit Run Road for Crossroad Pipe Replacement

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:46:58 GMT

Bridgeville (Sussex County) --

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

7 a.m. on Monday, February 13 until 7 p.m. on Friday, February 17, pending weather
Rabbit Run Road between Progress School Road and Atlanta Road

Detour Route: Rabbit Run Road to Atlanta Road onto Dublin Hill Road to Ray Road to Progress School Road and return to Rabbit Run Road.

In the event of inclement weather, the work will proceed at 7 a.m. on Saturday, February 18 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21.

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of Route 12/Burnite Mill Road to be Closed

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:42:04 GMT

Harrington (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, February 13 until 3 p.m. on Friday, February 17, pending weather
Route 12/Burnite Mill Road between Cedar Grove Church Road and Whiteleysburg Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closure on Rockland Road

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:18:55 GMT

Wilmington --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15

Rain Date: Thursday, February 16 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bridge on Rockland Road between Country Club Drive and Childrens Drive, Wilmington.

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




Diverse Partners Creating Blueprint for Bicycle-Friendly Delaware / DelDOT leading effort for Statewide Bicycle Policy Plan

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:44:46 GMT

Dover --

In under a decade, Delaware has come to be recognized as a small, but mighty state from the perspective of bicycling. Ranked behind only Washington and Minnesota, Delaware is No. 3 in the latest League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle-Friendly State rankings. This status has been the result of broad efforts, ranging from building and investing in the bicycle network of trails and on-road facilities to programs and policies that support bicyclists and educate the public. [More]




DelDOT Public Hearing To Be Held In Millsboro / Public input requested for improvements to Route 113, in Millsboro area

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:59:59 GMT

Millsboro --

The latest updates to the plans for the Route 113 improvements through Millsboro (Sussex County), will be presented Tuesday night, at a public hearing hosted by the Delaware Department of Transportation.

Held on Tuesday, February 7, from 4:00 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Millsboro Town Center, 322 Wilson Highway Millsboro, the hearing will have numerous displays and DelDOT project team members on hand to answer questions and discuss any concerns.

These updates are based on comments residents provided to DelDOT at the workshop held in October 2015. [More]




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

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:27:41 GMT

Bridgeivlle (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, January 30 until 7 p.m. on Friday, February 3

Rain dates: 7 a.m. on Saturday, February 4 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7

WHERE: Craft Road between Atlanta Road and Handy Road near Bridgeville.

WHAT: DelDOT's maintenance crew will be removing and replacing a crossroad pipe on Craft Road.

Local access will be maintained for residents and emergency vehicles. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Trees Will Require Daytime Closure of Reybold Road

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:27:02 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Davey Tree Service will be removing two trees that pose a safety hazard to motorists on Reybold Road between Sunset Lake and Salem Church Road. The roadway will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 2.

Rain date: Friday, February 3 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Crossroad Pipe Replacement Will Require a Portion of Burbage Road to be Closed

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:26:45 GMT

Millville (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that a portion of Burbage Road will be closed between Jones Road and Blackwater Road for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe. The road closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, February 6 until 7 p.m. on Friday, February 10, pending weather.

Rain Dates: 7 a.m. on Saturday, February 11 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Howell School Road to Re-Open / As Part of the Project for Road Improvements Extending From Route 896 to Route 71

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:02:26 GMT

Bear --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the existing Howell School Road west of Lums Pond will be reopened effective Monday morning, January 30th for traffic. The public is reminded that this is still an active construction zone and precautions should be observed while transiting it.

The roadway will have to be reclosed during the spring for approximately three to four weeks to make the connection to the new roadway that intersects State Route 896 at Denny Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on I-95 NB

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:54:26 GMT

Newport --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be closing the left lanes of I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and Route 141 northbound interchange beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 until 5 a.m. on Friday, January 20 AND 9 p.m. on Friday, January 20 until 5 a.m. on Saturday, January 21. The nighttime lane closures are necessary for bridge demolition and bridge deck constructions.

Temporary Lane Shift:

I-95 northbound motorists will use the right lanes signed for I-295 northbound and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-95 northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Lane Closures on SR 141 Southbound/Basin Road for Emergency Bridge Deck Repairs

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:46:02 GMT

New Castle --

WHEN: Now until the repairs are complete (approximately 2 weeks)

WHERE: SR 141 Southbound/Basin Road (Bridge over U.S. Route 13)

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor is repairing spalls on the bridge deck, which will require lane closures on SR 141/Basin Road southbound. Work will be mostly completed under single lane closures, but will require up to a three day full closure of southbound SR 141 to make repairs to the deck in the center of the lanes. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require a Portion of Route 12/Burnite Mill Road to be Closed

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:07:32 GMT

Harrington --

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, January 30 until 3 p.m. on Friday, February 3, pending weather
Route 12/Burnite Mill Road between Two Mile Road and Whiteleysburg Road

Rain Dates: 7 a.m. on Monday, February 6 until 3 p.m. on Friday, February 10.

Detour Routes:

Westbound: Route 12/Burnite Mill Road traffic will travel south onto Two Mile Road, then north on Whiteleysburg Road and return to Route 12/Burnite Mill Road.

Eastbound: Traffic will travel south to Whiteleysburg Road, then north onto Two Mile Road and back to Route 12/Burnite Mill Road. [More]




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

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:30:15 GMT

Frankford --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, JJID Inc. will be removing and replacing the crossroad pipe on Honolulu Road between Murray Road and Clayton Avenue. The road closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, January 23 until 5 p.m. on Friday, January 27, pending weather.

Variable message boards will alert motorists of the upcoming closure and detour signage will be posted. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Interstate Bridge Maintenance Project Will Require the Closure of Exit 1 on I-495 NB and SB

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:40:48 GMT

Wilmington --

WHEN: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, January 19.

WHERE: Exit 1/I-495 Northbound Off-Ramp (Bridge over U.S. Route 13) to U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Repairs Completed on the Ashland Covered Bridge Repairs and is now Reopen to Traffic

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:26:19 GMT

Ashland --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced that the emergency repairs to the historic Ashland Covered Bridge have been completed and the bridge has been reopened to traffic. The damage, which included three of the roof ties as well as cracking some of the sway bracing, was performed in-house by DelDOT North District Maintenance personnel.

For the latest in traffic and related information, visit DelDOT's Web site at www.deldot.gov. [More]




DelDOT/DTC Announce Innovative Approach to Construct New Transit Center

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:29:41 GMT

Wilmington --

DelDOT and Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) know the critical need for a transit center in the City of Wilmington. As the 11th busiest Amtrak Station, Wilmington's Biden Station serves as the focal point of public transportation in Wilmington. Improving the customer experience, allowing better connections to buses and trains, as well as addressing the parking shortage around the train station are many of the concerns we have heard from both the traveling public and the business community. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - I-95 and SR 141 Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Ramp Closure

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:59:52 GMT

Newport --

DelDOT' s contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc., will continue with the bridge demolition for Phase 1 of the project; install scaffolds; and provide a temporary protection shielding on the Bridge over I-95 and I-295 on SR 141/Basin Road.

During this construction, the ramp will be closed each night.

7 p.m. on Monday, January 16 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17
7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18
SR 141 Southbound to I-295 Northbound (Ramp is off of SR 141 southbound, just north of Airport Road)

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Ashland Covered Bridge Damaged by Snow Plow will Require Closure for Repairs

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:49:49 GMT

Ashland --

In order to perform emergency repairs to the historic Ashland Covered Bridge, the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has closed Barley Mill Road from Creek Road to Brackenville Road at the Ashland Covered Bridge following a strike by a snow plow. The bridge has incurred damage to three of the roof ties as well as cracking some of the sway bracing. The bridge will remain closed for several days until the district can repair these timbers. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of East Trap Pond Road for Crossroad Pipe Replacement

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:09:58 GMT

Georgetown --

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

7 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17 until 7 p.m. on Friday, January 20, pending weather
East Trap Pond Road between Whaleys Corner Road and Substation Road

Detour Route:

East Trap Pond Road onto Whaleys Corner Road to Route 9 to Substation Road and return to East Trap Pond Road.

In the event of inclement weather, the work will proceed at 7 a.m. on Saturday, January 21 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24.

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 141 (Powder Mill Road) & Children's Drive/Powder Mill Road Intersection

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:52:21 GMT

Wilmington --

Daytime Lane Closures for Signal Work at SR 141 (Powder Mill Road) & Children's Drive/Powder Mill Road Intersection.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 until late February, pending weather.

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. with the exception of the mast arm installation at night. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Lane Closures for Signal Work in Wilmington / Rockland Rd. & Ronald McDonald House

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:52:00 GMT

Wilmington --

WHEN: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 through late February, pending weather. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

WHERE: Rockland Rd. & Ronald McDonald House

WHAT: The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Kriss Contracting is scheduled to install new traffic signals & pedestrian indications. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Operations Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on Marsh Road

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:21:24 GMT

Wilmington --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Greggo & Ferrara, Inc. will be hot-mix patching the following roadway:

8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 12
Marsh Road between Crest Road and Wilson Road/Veale Road

Single lane closures will occur with flaggers on-site to direct motorists.

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

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Lighting upgrades / US 40 & Church/Wellington to Brookmont Road.

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:59:27 GMT

Bear --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Kriss Contracting is scheduled to begin work on Thursday, January 12, 2017 for the construction of new street light improvements.

The majority of the upgrades will be Monday through Friday during the hours of 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the intersection of US 40 & Church/Wellington to Brookmont Road, shoulders will be closed. All through lane closures will occur at night Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. [More]




DelDOT Battling Drifting Snow and Icy Road Conditions

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:52:58 GMT

Dover --

Crews in Kent and Sussex Counties have spent all day Sunday plowing snow and applying salt to primary, secondary and minor roadways, but overall, made a great deal of progress.

All primary and secondary roads are completed, except for some drifted areas on the secondary roads. Those roads have been treated multiple times with salt and plowed repeatedly because of drifting. [More]




DelDOT continues to plow and treat roads all day Sunday

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:23:51 GMT

statewide --

Dover - Overnight, crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation report they made a great deal of progress across the state, removing snow from the state's roads and bridges, and will continue to work through the day today.

Fortunately, the primary roads across the state are mostly snow and ice free, so some assets have been shifted to focus on secondary and minor roads. In addition, crews are working to clear snow from intersections and median crossovers. [More]




DelDOT to continue plowing and salting through the night

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:03:10 GMT

Dover --

While fewer and fewer flakes of snow fall upon the state, crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation will continue working through the night, plowing snow and applying salt.

In fact, the tentative plan is for crews to remain working through Sunday, and possibly some will work into Monday.

In the governor's announcement a few moments ago, he strongly advises motorists to drive carefully. [More]




DelDOT crews continue working as winter storm stretches across the entire state

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 17:44:43 GMT

Dover --

Crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation are now plowing snow in all three counties, as snow continues to fall across the entire state.

As one snow measuring station near Selbyville is registering 9.4 inches, DelDOT crews continue working, trying to stay ahead of any significant accumulation on the primary roads.

Most primary roads in Sussex are passable, but have a layer of hard-packed snow, so the Level 1 Driving Restriction will remain in place for foreseeable future. [More]




DelDOT begins work to minimize snow on Delaware's roads and bridges

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 12:27:55 GMT

Dover --

The first flurries were spotted in Bethany Beach this morning, shortly after 4 a.m., and within the past few minutes snow has begun falling steadily in Kent County.

In Sussex County, there is enough snow on the roads that DelDOT crews have begun plowing for more than an hour. Crews in Kent County are applying salt, and snow has yet to fall in New Castle County. [More]




DelDOT is planning for possible weekend snow event

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:23:24 GMT

Dover --

Officials from the Delaware Department of Transportation have made preliminary plans for salting and plowing operations for this weekend's possible winter storm.

Crews worked through the night from Thursday to keep the roads ice free during a light dusting of snow statewide. While their efforts were successful, another storm will be arriving tomorrow with the possibility of significant snowfall in the lower half of our state. [More]




Celebrating Delaware Transit Corporation and Dover Air Force Base Collaboration to Improve and Expand DART Bus Route 106

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:18:39 GMT

Dover --

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Transit Corporation Chief Executive Officer John Sisson and Dover Air Force Base Commander of the 436th Airlift Wing Colonel Ethan Griffin along with other officials, cut the ribbon yesterday, January 5, 2017, to celebrate Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) and Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) collaboration to improve and expand the DART Bus Route 106. The service provides better access from the DAFB to points of interest along the U.S. Route 13 corridor, allowing the Airmen and their families to enjoy shopping, entertainment, and educational opportunities. [More]




DelDOT crews plan to work through the night during snow event

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 21:24:41 GMT

Dover --

With the snow accumulation likely to come later tonight, officials with the Delaware Department of Transportation have made plans for crews to work through the night, either applying salt or plowing snow.

With the goal of making the roads as safe as possible in time for the morning commute, DelDOT crews will initially apply salt, when the snow begins to fall, and if there is enough snow, crews will switch to plowing operations.

Crews spent Wednesday and Thursday pre-treating all of the state's primary and secondary roads with brine, a salt and water mixture. [More]




DelDOT Releases Holiday Toll Numbers / Revenue Rises Over 2015 / 2016 Collection

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:40:21 GMT

Dover --

The Delaware Department of Transportation announces that it collected about $4.5 million in toll revenues through its three main toll plazas during recent holiday travel. During the same period in 2015 / 2016, DelDOT collected about $4.5 million from the same plazas.

Between Dec. 23, 2016 and Dec. 26, 2016, 400,551 vehicles passed through the I-95 toll plaza at Newark. [More]




DelDOT preparing roads for possible snow / Across the state, DelDOT crews are pre-treating the roads with brine

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:40:50 GMT

Dover --

In advance of possible snowfall of up to three inches, crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation have been pre-treating roads across the state.

Crews are spraying onto the roads and bridges, a salt and water mixture called brine. The water allows the material to soak into the lower portions of the roads, keeping it there until the snow begins to fall, and the salt can do its job. [More]




I-495 Southbound Striping Requires Rolling Daytime Lane Closures and Nighttime Lane Closures, Wednesday, January 4

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:29:12 GMT

Wilmington --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that due to required lane striping along I-495 southbound over the Route 13 overpasses there will be rolling lanes closures Wednesday, January 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. traffic will be reduced to a single lane at the same location. The striping is expected to be completed for the morning commute.

For the latest in traffic and related information, visit DelDOT's website at www.DelDOT.gov WTMC 1380 AM. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - State Route 1 and Puncheon Run Connector Speed Limit Increases

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:15:47 GMT

Dover --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that they will be raising the speed limit along State Route 1 from 55 mph to 60 mph in both directions from Trap Shooters Road to the Puncheon Run Connector. Along Puncheon Run Connector between U.S. Route 13 and State Route 1, the speed limit will be increased from 50 mph to 60 mph. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Tunnel Stairs Repair Work Will Require the Closure of Two Cash Lanes at I-95 Newark Toll Plaza SB

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:34:10 GMT

Newark --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that two cash lanes southbound will be closed at the I-95 Newark Toll Plaza for the demolition and construction of tunnel stairs. The work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, until the end of March. Two lanes will be closed seven days a week until each stairwell is replaced. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Barrier Wall & Restriping Will Require Lane Closures on I-495 SB at Exit 1

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:33:31 GMT

Wilmington --

WHEN: 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night
Wednesday, December 28 and Wednesday, January 4, pending weather.

WHERE: I-495 southbound at Exit 1/U.S. Route 13

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor will be removing the temporary concrete barrier wall and placing orange drums on I-495 southbound tonight, which will require right and left lane closures. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Intersection Improvements Will Require Lane Closures on SR 1 -- Sussex County

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 18:09:00 GMT

Lewes --

WHEN: Wednesday, January 4 through Thursday, January 12, pending weather

No lane closure or construction work will occur on the weekend.

WHERE: SR 1 northbound and southbound between Bay Crossing Boulevard and Postal Lane/Melson Drive, Lewes

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's contractor JJID Inc., will be installing curb, sidewalk, hot-mix paving, and striping at Bay Crossing Boulevard.

At 7 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4 until 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 6, SR 1 northbound and southbound left lane will remain closed. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Strawberry Lane for the Construction of the new U.S. Route 301 Has Been Rescheduled

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:53:49 GMT

Middletown --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the closure of Strawberry Lane has been rescheduled for Monday, December 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The postponement was due to the installation of a new temporary traffic signal at existing U.S. 301 and Warwick Road.

The closure is for the construction of the new Strawberry Lane Bridge over new U.S. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal and Replacement of Crossroad Pipes Will Require Road Closures-Sussex County

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:53:34 GMT

Frankford --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that the following roadways will be closed for the removal and replacement of crossroad pipes.

7 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27 until 7 p.m. on Friday, December 30, pending weather
Shockley Town Road between Pepper Road and Gum Road

Detour southbound: Shockley Town Road to Gum Road onto Pepper Road and return to Shockley Town Road. Reverse for northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of SR 1 SB Exit Ramp at Boyds Corner

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:37:36 GMT

Bear --

WHEN: 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Thursday, December 22

WHERE: SR 1 Southbound Exit Ramp at Boyds Corner

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and their contractor TransCore will be repairing an E-ZPass overhead antenna frame. In order to make the repairs, the SR 1 southbound exit ramp to Route 896 and U.S. Route 13 will be closed. [More]