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TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Trees Will Require a Portion of Barley Mill Road to be Closed

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:31:03 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Davey Tree Service and Asplundh Tree Experts will be removing trees that pose a safety hazard to motorists on Barley Mill Road between Rolling Mill Road and Brackenville Road.

The roadway will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6 through Friday, June 9.

On Monday, June 12 through Wednesday, June 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., a portion of Barley Mill Road will be closed within the vicinity of Mt. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Concrete Patching Will Require Daytime Lane and Shoulder Closures on Foulk Road

Fri, 26 May 2017 19:59:28 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

Wednesday, May 31 through late-July

WHERE: Foulk Road between Silverside Road and Pennsylvania state line, Wilmington.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Greggo & Ferrara Inc. will be concrete patching Foulk Road. Motorists should anticipate lane and shoulder closures. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 10 & SR 15 Intersection Improvements Project Will Require the Closure of Dundee Road

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:20:29 GMT

Camden/Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Dundee Road between SR 10/Willow Grove Road and Saddlebrook Drive will be closed at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 5. The road closure is necessary for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road/Dundee Road. The roadway is anticipated to be open to motorists by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Construction of Roundabout at SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road/Dundee Road Intersection

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:01:48 GMT

Camden/Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the construction of a Roundabout at SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road/Dundee Road intersection beginning on Monday, June 5.

"The Delaware Department of Transportation is eager to begin construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Route 10 and Route 15," said DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan. "This intersection has been identified as a priority by DelDOT's Hazard Elimination Program and the Department's High Risk Rural Roads Program. [More]




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

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:17:42 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31. There will be closing/shifting of I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, June 1; I-95 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes to I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound. [More]




DART Memorial Day Bus Service Schedule

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:51:18 GMT

Wilmington --

DART's Schedule for Memorial Day, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017 - ; DART First State services, both fixed route and paratransit, will not operate on Monday, May 29, 2017, with the exception of the Beach Bus services, its related paratransit service, and the Route 305 - Beach Connection.

The Beach Bus services operate frequent buses on seven routes serving the NEW Lewes Park & Ride, Rehoboth Beach and the Boardwalk, Lewes, Long Neck, Dewey Beach, Ruddertowne, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean City, MD. The service operates 7 days a week from approximately 7 AM to 2 AM, with more frequency than ever before. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require the Closure of Tuxward Road

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:18:41 GMT

Dover (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 Tuesday, May 30 until 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, pending weather

Tuxward Road between Sandy Bend Road and Holly Island Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Lane Closure on SR 2/Capitol Trail for Bridge Inspection

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:09:02 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over White Clay Creek on SR 2/Capitol Trail between East Cleveland Avenue and Possum Park Road in Newark.

On Thursday, June 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the right lane will be closed on SR 2/Capitol Trail westbound between East Cleveland Avenue and Possum Park Road. At all times, one lane will remain open to motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - DelDOT Welcomes NASCAR / Bus Service Available Sunday, June 4

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:43:14 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series at the Dover International Speedway beginning on Thursday, June 1 through Sunday, June 4.

Traffic Information

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

On Sunday, June 4, the Dover International Speedway's main entrance on US 13 will be CLOSED for all southbound traffic when parking at the Dover International Speedway is filled. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Nighttime Closure of West North Street and Saulsbury Road Intersection for Reconstruction

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:53:24 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. (Nighttime Closure - Monday through Saturday)

Tuesday, May 30 through Saturday, July 2, pending weather.

WHERE: West North Street and Saulsbury Road intersection in Dover. [More]




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

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:54:25 GMT

Ellendale (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, June 5 until 7 p.m. on Friday, June 9, pending weather

Hummingbird Road between SR 16/Milton-Ellendale Highway and Holly Tree Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

In the event of inclement weather, the road closure will occur at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 10 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13.

Motorists can adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT's Smartphone application. [More]




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

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:02:27 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will be sealing the deck and making deck/parapet repairs on the bridge over Christina River on I-495 northbound and southbound between US 9 and East 12th Street.

On the evening of Monday, May 22 through the afternoon of Wednesday, May 24 (each day) from 7 p.m. until 3 p.m., I-495 northbound will have double lane closures. At all times, one lane will remain open to motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Street Lighting Maintenance Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures at Five Points -- Lewes

Fri, 19 May 2017 14:16:14 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24

WHERE: Five Points Intersection on SR 1 northbound/southbound and Route 9, Lewes

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their maintenance crew will be doing street lights repairs at Five Points intersection. Motorists can anticipate intermittent lane and shoulder closures on SR 1 and Route 9 within the vicinity of the intersection.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge on SR 1 Northbound in New Castle County

Thu, 18 May 2017 19:01:10 GMT

Red Lion (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that as part of the Long Term Bridge Performance Partnership (LTBPP) with Rutgers University there will be an inspection of the bridge over Red Lion Creek on SR 1 between Upper Twin Lane Road and the US 13/SR1 split.

SR 1 northbound lanes and shoulders will be closed from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21. The left lane and shoulder will be closed on SR 1 northbound; after this inspection is completed, the inspectors will proceed to close the center and right lanes plus the right shoulder along SR 1 northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - DelDOT Prepared for the Memorial Day Weekend

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:31:41 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic, the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is suspending planned construction-related lane closures at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, May 25 until 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31. Ongoing sustained lane shifts and/or lane closures may still be in effect in certain areas. The Department reminds travelers to exercise caution as heavy holiday traffic is expected. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Early Completion of Construction Work for Railroad Crossing -- Opening of US 113 in Milford

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:03:41 GMT

Milford (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delmarva Central Railroad has completed the construction of their railroad crossing ahead of schedule on US 113/DuPont Highway between SR 14/Milford-Harrington Highway and Kings Highway in Milford. US 113 is anticipated to be open to traffic between the hours of 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. today.

Motorists may adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT's Smartphone application. [More]




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

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:44:41 GMT

Georgetown (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, May 22 until 3 p.m. on Friday, May 26, pending weather
Anderson Corner Road between Rust Road and Short Road

Detour Routes:

Eastbound Anderson Corner Road traffic will turn left onto Short Road traveling north, then south on Rust Road and return to Anderson Corner Road.

Westbound Anderson Corner Road traffic will turn right onto Rust Road traveling north, then south on Short Road and back to Anderson Corner Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Daytime Lane Closures for Signal Work at South Governors Avenue and South State Street

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:43:25 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Byers Electrical Construction will be working at the intersections of South Governors Avenue at West North Street AND South State Street at North Street in Dover. These projects will require the removal and replacement of the signal heads. This work will require that the traffic signals will be dark. [More]




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

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:34:20 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

Thursday, May 18 through Thursday, May 25.

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

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

Detour Route:

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Bridge Structure Will Require the Closure of Ingram Branch Road

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:39:25 GMT

Harrington (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, May 22 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, pending weather

WHERE: Bridge over Prince Prong on Ingram Branch Road between Whiteleysburg Road and Brownsville Road, near Harrington.

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




SR 1 Median Barrier Replacement Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on SR 1 NB

Mon, 15 May 2017 20:53:40 GMT

Bear --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Eastern Highway Specialists is nearing completion of the SR 1 Median Barrier Replacement project. Work involves the removal of the existing concrete median barrier, milling the area and installing dual faced Thrie Beam guardrail.

Night time work hours of 8 p.m. through 5 a.m. will begin on Thursday evening, May 18 through Wednesday morning, May 24 with associated lane closures to remove a lane shift and re-establish the permanent lane configuration on northbound SR 1, remove temporary barriers, and install rumble strips both northbound and southbound. [More]




Ribbon-Cutting for Lewes Transit Center Celebrated Today

Fri, 12 May 2017 15:19:47 GMT

Wilmington --

Lewes - ; U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester and Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, joined Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) CEO John Sisson and other state and local officials to cut the ribbon for the Lewes Transit Center along DE 1, just south of Five Points.

Speaking to those assembled, Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan said, "The Lewes Transit Center is a much needed addition to our transportation system, as it will provide a convenient hub for improved transit service, connecting local passengers with job opportunities, recreational activities, medical appointments, shopping, and more throughout the county." [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - US 301 Mainline Project will Require Closures of Armstrong Corner Road

Thu, 11 May 2017 19:05:12 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 will be placing concrete girders for the new US 301 bridge over Armstrong Corner Road. The closure is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 16 through Thursday, May 18 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.

During this time motorists are advised to follow the posted detours and use alternate routes to travel to and from Armstrong Corner Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Work Will Require the Weekend Closure of SR 141 Southbound/Basin Road

Wed, 10 May 2017 15:35:31 GMT

New Castle (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 12 noon on Thursday, May 11 until Saturday, May 13 pending weather.

WHERE: SR 141 Southbound/Basin Road (Bridge over US Route 13)

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete will be repairing spalls on the bridge deck, which will require the complete closure of SR 141 southbound.

The repairs are necessary to limit further deterioration of the bridge deck and may be recurring until a full replacement of the deck is conducted this summer. [More]




Reminder - DelDOT Kicks-Off of 100th Year Anniversary with Open House at DelDOT Administration Building

Tue, 09 May 2017 19:11:22 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is inviting the public to attend the open house celebration commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Department. Hosted by Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, the event will be held at the DelDOT Administration Building, 800 Bay Road, Dover, on Wednesday, May 10. Starting with a formal presentation by the Secretary, the event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Concrete Patching Will Require Closure of Right Lane on SR 1 SB - New Castle County

Tue, 09 May 2017 12:50:08 GMT

Smyrna (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 14 until 7 a.m. Monday, May 15, pending weather

7 p.m. until 7 a.m. (each night) beginning on Monday, May 15 through Thursday, May 18

WHERE: SR 1 Southbound between Eagles Nest Landing Road and Black Diamond Road, near Smyrna

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Diamond Materials will be concrete patching SR 1 southbound, two miles north of Exit 119. [More]




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

Tue, 09 May 2017 12:49:49 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting bridges with daytime lane closures the week of May 15. All on and off-ramps will remain open at all times during the closures.

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 - SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Closure of Exit 2

Tue, 09 May 2017 12:49:35 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., beginning at midnight on Monday, May 15 until midnight on Sunday, June 4 will be closing Exit 2/SR 141 southbound ramp to I-295 northbound. The ramp closure is necessary for re-construction of the ramp.

Motorists traveling on SR 141 southbound will follow detour signs to US 13 north to I-295 to I-95 northbound. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Portion of Henry Cowgill Road will be Closed for the Replacement of Crossroad Pipe

Tue, 09 May 2017 12:49:15 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, May 15 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, pending weather

Henry Cowgill Road between SR 10/Willow Grove Road and Berrytown Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Guardrail Will Require Lane Closures on SR 1 SB-Christiana/Bear

Tue, 09 May 2017 12:16:57 GMT

Christiana/Bear (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 11.

WHERE: SR 1 southbound between SR 273 and US 40, Christiana/Bear.

WHAT: DelDOT's maintenance crews will be closing the center and left lanes on SR 1 southbound for the removal and replacement of a guardrail. [More]




DART's 2017 Poster Contest Winners

Mon, 08 May 2017 19:34:50 GMT

Wilmington --

DART announced the winners of its 17th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest. Seven winners will receive prizes from DART and its Business Partners.

Over 85 students from schools and/or after-school programs statewide participated in the contest, depicting their vision of this year's theme, "DART & Technology, Traveling into the Future." [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - For Immediate Release - Closures of Boyds Corner Road Completed Early / US 301 Mainline Project's Nighttime Closures of Boyds Corner Road Completed

Fri, 05 May 2017 18:41:15 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces as part of the on-going US 301 Mainline Project, the contractor has completed placing concrete girders for the new US 301 bridge over SR 896 (Boyds Corner Road).

No additional closures of Boyds Corner Road will be needed at this time in relation to the construction of the new US 301 bridge over SR 896 (Boyds Corner Road).

For further information, please visit www.us301.DelDOT.gov or contact DelDOT Community Relations at 1-800-652-5600 (in DE) or (302) 760-2080. [More]




DART Offers Weekend Beach Bus Service First Three Weekends in May

Fri, 05 May 2017 15:33:54 GMT

Wilmington --

DART is starting its Beach Bus service early this season, providing weekend bus service on two of its popular bus routes for the first three weekends in May. Starting Saturday, May 6, bus service will be available in the areas of Lewes, along the DE Route 1 corridor, Rehoboth Boardwalk, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, to Ocean City, MD. The early start-up will provide greater access to jobs, shopping, and entertainment until the daily Beach Bus begins operations on Monday, May 22. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Crossing Maintenance and Repaving Will Require the Closure of Saw Mill Road

Fri, 05 May 2017 15:16:33 GMT

Milton (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delaware Coastline Railroad Company will be repaving and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Saw Mill Road between Orchard Road and SR 16/Milton-Ellendale Highway. The work is scheduled to occur at 5 a.m. on Monday, May 15 until midnight on Saturday, May 27, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Orchard Road onto SR 16/Milton-Ellendale Highway and return to Saw Mill Road. [More]




DelDOT Launches WikiMap / State Wants To Learn About Residents' Bicycle Experiences

Thu, 04 May 2017 18:10:48 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Contact: Anthony Aglio

Project Planner

Delaware Department of Transportation

(302) 760-2509

Delaware is on track to exceed 500 miles of bicycle trails in the coming year. As shorter links of trail become connected, a bicycling network forms. This helps keep bicyclists separate from traffic. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Railroad Crossing Tracks Will Require the Closure of Shorts Corner Road

Thu, 04 May 2017 16:01:23 GMT

Kenton (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delaware Coast Line will be removing the railroad tracks and reconstructing the roadway at the crossing on Shorts Corner Road between Arthursville Road and Judith Road. The work is scheduled to occur at 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 11 until midnight on Monday, May 15 but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound utilizing Shorts Corner Road onto Arthursville Road to Sudlersville Road to Judith Road and return to Shorts Corner Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Old Orchard Road for Maintenance of Railroad Crossing

Thu, 04 May 2017 13:08:09 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delaware Coastline Railroad Company will be repaving the gauge and performing general maintenance on their crossing on Old Orchard Road between Savannah Road and New Road in Lewes. The closure will begin at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10 until midnight on Wednesday, May 10, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

In the event of rain, the work will proceed on Thursday, May 11 from 5 a.m. until midnight. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Woodland Ferry Closed for Maintenance

Thu, 04 May 2017 10:57:07 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists that the Woodland Ferry will be closed for maintenance from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 11. The ferry will resume operation after the assessment on Thursday, May 11.

DelDOT appreciates the patience of ferry users as we take the necessary steps to ensure the ferry operates reliably and safely. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Drainage Work and Road Connection Will Require the Closure of Howell School Road

Wed, 03 May 2017 18:47:04 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. is scheduled to begin work at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 8 for the installation of drainage and the connection of Old Howell School Road to Howell School Road. The work is anticipated to be complete by mid-June, pending weather.

Detour Route:

SR 896 traffic will use Porter Road eastbound to Wrangle Hill Road southbound onto Red Lion Road southbound and return to Howell School Road. [More]




DelDOT Credit Ratings Remain Strong / Successful Bond Sale Achieves $3.2 Million in Savings

Wed, 03 May 2017 13:20:36 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has completed a successful Delaware Transportation Authority bond sale, providing $75 million in proceeds to fund capital projects, which affirmed the importance of the excellent bond ratings the Department has received from Standard & Poor's and Moody's. Bonds were sold on April 26, 2017.

The Transportation System Senior Revenue Bonds were issued to provide funds for DelDOT's Capital Transportation Program. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Construction of Roundabout at Zoar Road, Bethesda Road, and Speedway Road Intersection

Wed, 03 May 2017 12:57:23 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Grassbusters Landscaping Company will begin work at the intersection of Zoar Road, Bethesda Road, and Speedway Road for a roundabout. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 15 and is anticipated to be completed in September, pending weather.

During the construction, the following detour will be implemented on Zoar Road. [More]




DelDOT Kicks-Off of 100th Year Anniversary with Open House at DelDOT Administration Building

Tue, 02 May 2017 16:25:55 GMT

Dover --

(Kent County) The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is inviting the public to attend the open house celebration commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Department. Hosted by Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, the event will be held at the DelDOT Administration Building, 800 Bay Road, Dover, on Wednesday, May 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Entrance to the Open House will be from the north visitors' entrance facing Bay Road and the public is invited to roam through both levels of the main atrium and adjoining rooms viewing displays, archival photographs depicting the history of DelDOT, artifacts, and tools, as well as vintage and classic vehicles which will be parked in the rear of the Administration Building. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Highway Safety Improvement Program at Iron Branch Road/State Street

Tue, 02 May 2017 14:10:40 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc. is scheduled to begin work on Monday, May 8. This project involves the following: resurfacing of pavement, pedestrian improvements, ADA curb and sidewalk construction, relocation of utilities along Iron Branch Road/State Street.

Intermittent lane and shoulder closures will occur from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. [More]




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

Tue, 02 May 2017 12:10:40 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

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




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

Tue, 02 May 2017 12:10:02 GMT

Cheswold (Kent County) --

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




REVISED: US 301 Nighttime Closure of Boyds Corner Road

Mon, 01 May 2017 13:55:42 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 will be placing concrete girders for the new US 301 bridge over SR 896 (Boyds Corner Road).

The nighttime closure is scheduled to begin on:

  • Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night;
  • Monday, May 8 through Thursday, May 11 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night; AND
  • Monday, May 15 through Thursday, May 18 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night.

Detour Routes:

Northbound SR 896 traffic will be detoured via US 13 south onto Marl Pit Road and north onto US 301/SR 71 and return to SR 896. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Nighttime Lane Closures for Bridge Inspections -- Newark

Mon, 01 May 2017 12:01:30 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Pennoni will be inspecting the bridges in New Castle County during the week of May 7.

Nighttime lane closures will take place from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night for the double lane closures; and from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. for single lane closures on Thursday evening. Please note, closures in opposing directions on Sunday night through Wednesday night will occur simultaneously. [More]




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

Mon, 01 May 2017 11:46:54 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




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

Mon, 01 May 2017 11:46:36 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

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

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

Detour Routes:

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




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

Mon, 01 May 2017 11:45:26 GMT

Milford (Kent & Sussex Counties) --

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




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

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:44:48 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

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

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




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

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:39:05 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

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

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

Detour Routes:

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




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

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:27:25 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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




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

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:25:45 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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




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

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:03:39 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

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

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




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

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:29:35 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

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

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

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




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

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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

Detour Route:

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




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

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:02:45 GMT

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

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

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

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




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

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:02:17 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

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

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




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

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:09:29 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

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




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

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:44:35 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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




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

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:43:52 GMT

Yorklyn (New Castle County) --

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

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




SR 1 Virtual Weigh Station Opening - Kent County

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:04:18 GMT

Smyrna (Kent County) --

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

This VWS site includes the following screening technologies:

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



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

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:14:14 GMT

Middletown --

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

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



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

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:40:20 GMT

Odessa (New Castle County) --

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

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




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

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:42:39 GMT

Leipsic (Kent County) --

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

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

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

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




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

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:29:42 GMT

Milton/Nassau (Sussex County) --

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

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

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

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

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

[More]



DelDOT Receives Additional Federal Reimbursement for I-495 Bridge Project

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:52:52 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Agency will also pursue litigation against parties responsible for soil stockpile

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

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




DelDOT Announces New Mobile App Features

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:11:13 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

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

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

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




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

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:58:57 GMT

Newport --

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

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

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

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




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

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:35:06 GMT

Dewey Beach/Fenwick Island (Sussex County) --

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

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




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

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:58:47 GMT

Seaford (Sussex County) --

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

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

Detour Routes:

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




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

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:57:07 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

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




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

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:56:50 GMT

Houston (Kent County) --

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

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

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




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

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:34:48 GMT

Wilmington --

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: DTC Marketing & Public Affairs

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

(302) 576-6005

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

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

A summary of the changes includes (by County):

New Castle County

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

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




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

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:35:44 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

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




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

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:06:42 GMT

Long Neck (Sussex County) --

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

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

Detour Routes:

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

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




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

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:56:43 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

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

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




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

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:28:16 GMT

Middletown --

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




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

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:24:16 GMT

Odessa/Blackbird (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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




Delaware Department of Transportation Suspends Lane Closures this Easter Weekend

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:16:00 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

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




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

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:54:37 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

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

Local detour:

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




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

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:50:53 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad and Springfields Boulevard on SR 1

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




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

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:44:28 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

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

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

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




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

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:15:52 GMT

Christiana (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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




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

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:13:03 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

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

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

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

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




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

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:15 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

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

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

Hourglass Road between Halltown Road and Slaughter Station Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

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




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

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:30:15 GMT

Middletown (Statewide) --

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




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

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:47:26 GMT

Ellendale/Dagsboro --

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

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

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

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

U.S. [More]




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

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:47:23 GMT

Camden-Wyoming (Kent County) --

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

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

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

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

Detour Routes:

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

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




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

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:19:30 GMT

St. Georges (New Castle County) --

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

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

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




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

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:51:41 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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

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




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

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:44:33 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

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

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

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