Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:24:46 GMTDover --
While the rain has essentially stopped, there are still dozens of road in Delaware that are either closed due to flooding, or the roads have some water on them, but not enough to warrant closing the road.
Next to the beach, Route 1 from Dewey Beach to Bethany Beach is now open in both directions, but officials may have to close the road again tonight, when high tide returns at around 8 p.m. Then the road might become closed until Saturday. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:29:04 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and the Department of Agriculture are urging motorists to be alert for the presence of farm equipment on roads and to practice safe road-sharing techniques.
Harvest season has started, and farmers are moving tractors, trailers, trucks and other large equipment on state roads as they move between fields or to equipment staging areas.
Farm equipment operators understand that their presence can delay your trip and will often pull off the roadway at the first available safe location to allow you to pass. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:44:34 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that motorists can expect road and lane restrictions with an interruption to traffic for the following special events in October.
Dewey Goes Pink-Dewey Beach
Motorists can expect delays in traffic from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 8 on SR 1 and Silver Lake Drive in Dewey Beach.
For more information, please contact www.races2run.com
25th Anniversary Apple Scrapple Festival - Bridgeville
Motorists can expect road closures and delays in traffic from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, October 14 and 6:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 in Bridgeville. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:30:34 GMTChristiana --
WHEN: 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 2 until 5 a.m. Monday, November 7, pending weather.
WHERE: Exit 165B On-Ramp to I-95 Northbound between SR 7/1 northbound and I-95 northbound, Christiana. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:27:47 GMTChristiana --
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Mumford and Miller, Concrete Inc. is scheduled to remove and replace the existing bridge deck on I-95 northbound over SR 7/1. To expedite construction, the contractor will be using precast deck panels in lieu of a traditional cast-in-place concrete deck. This project is scheduled to begin on Sunday, October 2 and is anticipated to be complete by mid-November. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:36:25 GMTWilmington --
Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) will conduct Public Hearing Workshops to obtain comments on proposed changes to DART Statewide Fixed Route Bus Services to become effective Sunday, December 11, 2016.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 4 PM to 6 PM
Dover Public Library, Room B
35 Loockerman Plaza, Dover 19901
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 4 PM to 6 PM
Wilmington Public Library, The Commons
10 East 10th Street, Wilmington 19801
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4 PM to 6 PM
850 Library Avenue, Newark 19711
The proposal includes (by County):
New Castle County
Schedule times would be adjusted on Routes 5, 6, 10, 14, 16, 22, 25, 33, 34, 40, 44, 45, 47, 53, 54, 55 and 61 to improve on-time performance and connections. Please view proposal for specific time adjustments. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:22:15 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) maintenance crews are continuing to do what they can to minimize flood water and debris on roadways due to this week's heavy rain storm. This includes removing debris from the roads and clearing drains. Signs and barricades are in place where roads have been closed. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:05:24 GMTPrices Corner --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will be evaluating the existing lighting along SR 141 in the vicinity of the SR 2 Kirkwood Highway Interchange. In order to take measurements of the lighting conditions, there will be a closure of lanes on SR 141 southbound and SR 2/Kirkwood Highway westbound. The lane closures are weather dependent and may be rescheduled, if necessary. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:43:38 GMTWilmington --
DART employees gathered on Sunday, September 25, 2016, to cheer on their fellow co-workers as they participated in a friendly competition of driving and safety skills at DART's Bus "Roadeo". The event was held at DART's Mid-County facility in New Castle.
The "Roadeo" presented DART Bus Operators with several tests of their driving ability and safety skills. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:40:45 GMTWilmington --
WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 6
WHERE: I-495 northbound and southbound (Bridge over Christina River) between Terminal Avenue and 12th Street in Wilmington.
WHAT: DelDOT's Survey team is scheduled to survey the bridge. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:16:15 GMTSeaford --
WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, pending weather
WHERE: High Street (Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad) between Chestnut Street and Arcadia Street in Seaford.
WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge which will require alternating lane shifts on High Street.
Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:14:53 GMTNewark --
WHEN: 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday October 5, pending weather
WHERE: Bridge over I-95 southbound between Exit 3 and SR 273, east of Ogletown in Newark.
WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni will close the right lane on I-95 southbound from Exit 3 to SR 273 for the inspection of the bridge. After that inspection is complete, there will be a double left lane closure on I-95 southbound from Exit 4A to SR 273. [More]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:29:53 GMTWilmington --
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Greggo and Ferrara will be hot-mix patching these roadways to prevent further deterioration of the pavement.
The following roads will be impacted:
Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day
Pyles Ford Road closed between Owls Nest Road and Old Kennett Pike
Friday, October 7 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:49:02 GMTDover --
With the evening commute upon us, the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is releasing the most-recent list of roads that are closed due to flooding and also those roads that are open, but have some water covering the road surface.
In addition to the flooding, winds have increased in the past hour, so there are many limbs and twigs on the roads. DelDOT crews are working throughout the state clearing the debris from the roads, but motorists should pay extra attention. [More]
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:09:07 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the following roads listed below are either closed due to high water or roadways are open to traffic with water on the roadway and to use caution.
New Castle County
Roads Closed due to High Water
Fleming Landing Road, south of Paddock Road
SR 299/Main Street between Old Corbett Road and Front Street
Roads Closed due to High Water
Tub Mill Pond Road at Fork Landing
Water on Road
New Burton Road at Webbs Lane
Bowers Beach Road at SR 1/Bay Road
Bayside Drive at South Little Creek Road
Cypress Branch Road at Point Landing Road
Buffalo Road at Barratts Chapel Road
Lochmeath Way between Peachtree Road and Voshell Mill Road
Roads Closed due to High Water
DE 5/Harbeson Road between Forrest Road and Phillips Branch Road
DE 5 at Beaver Dam Road
DE 20/Long Drain Road and Cross Keys Road
Beaver Dam Road between Holly Mount Road and Indian Mission Road
Oak Orchard Road
Route 36 at Lighthouse Road
Phillips Branch Road
Hollyville Road between Route 5 and Harmons Hill Road
Water on Road
DE 1 at Key Box Road
Cave Neck Road at Hudson Road
DE 20 at Chapel Branch Road
U.S. Route 113 at DE 26
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:57:41 GMTWilmington --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) advises motorists to expect delays near the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. for the joint memorial service honoring Wilmington Fire Department's Lieutenant Christopher Leach and Senior Firefighter Jerry W. Fickes, Jr.
DART will provide shuttle service from Riverfront area parking lots to the Chase Center. [More]
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:52:58 GMTDover --
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that there are numerous roads across the state being impacted due to high water levels associated with last night and today's heavy rains. The road postings will remain in effect until water has receded to safe travel levels.
DelDOT's maintenance crews are removing debris along the roadway; clearing the storm drains and grates to help reduce the potential of flooding on the roadways; and placing portable signs if required where roadways are flooded. [More]
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:14:50 GMTTownsend --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Maryland Transit Administration will be replacing their railroad crossing and paving the roadway approaches on four roads near Townsend. This work will require the full closure of the roadways beginning on Thursday, September 9 and ending on Friday, October 14. Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:17:34 GMTLewes --
The Delaware Coast Line Railroad and DelDOT have postponed this work at U.S. Route 9/Lewes-Georgetown Highway at Cool Springs Road until further notice.
The work was scheduled to begin on Friday, September 30 through Friday, October 21, however the recent closure of the railroad bridge spanning the Lewes - Rehoboth Canal means the project can be deferred until spring next year or later. [More]
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:48:25 GMTWilmington --
DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni Associates Inc., will be inspecting multiple bridges around Wilmington starting tonight through Thursday, September 29, 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.
Nighttime lane closures will occur from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. [More]
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:13:37 GMTChristiana --
WHEN: 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27
WHERE: Exit 165A/SR 7 southbound to I-95 southbound
WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, JJID Inc. will be bump grinding the concrete ramp.
Detour: SR 7/SR 1 southbound traffic will take Exit 162/SR 273 to I-95 southbound on-ramp.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:05:26 GMTDover --
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the 2016 NASCAR Race Series at the Dover International Speedway beginning on Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2.
DelDOT's Transportation Management Center (TMC) staff in coordination with the City of Dover Police and Delaware State Police will monitor traffic in and around the Dover vicinity to ensure safe travel for motorists.
On Sunday, October 2, the Dover International Speedway's main entrance on U.S. [More]
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:25:58 GMTDelaware City --
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Press Release - For Immediate Release
Contact: Tim Boyle
Phone: (215) 656-6595
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that work to replace the 5th Street Bridge/Delaware City Bridge in Delaware City will commence on Monday, September 12, 2016. [More]
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:52:39 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded DelDOT $10.4 million to accelerate work on transportation projects in Delaware.
Governor Jack Markell said, "With support from the bipartisan investment approved by the General Assembly last year, we are implementing a far-reaching transportation improvement plan. These new funds from the FHWA will further speed up these improvements to the safety of our roads and bridges while creating the jobs and long-term economic development that come from a more efficient system." [More]
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:27:12 GMTWilmington --
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will impact the following roadway:
8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6 until 7 p.m. on Friday, October 7
Simon Road closed between Talley Road and Gunning Drive
Crossroad pipe replacements are replacements of old deteriorated pipes that carry water from one side of the road to the other. Most of the time, they are corrugated metal pipes that have rusted through and have holes in them. Once they get holes in them, the fill dirt that supports the road can be lost into the pipe. [More]
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:17:22 GMTWilmington --
WHEN: 9 am. until 3 p.m.
Thursday, September 22
WHERE: I-95 northbound from North Adams Street On-Ramp to Brandywine River Bridge
WHAT: DelDOT's contractor will be removing the temporary barrier, which will require northbound lane and shoulder closures on I-95 northbound.
Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts. [More]
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:24:41 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Brightfields Inc., will be removing the existing pedestrian bridge over St. Jones River near the Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) Housing. The removal work will consist of the following: removal of the two-girder steel structure with timber decking/rails, timber piers, and stone/concrete foundation. [More]
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:23:30 GMTHarrington --
WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Wednesday, September 28
Rain Date: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Thursday, September 29
WHERE: Bridge over Marshyhope Creek on Andrewville Road between Prospect Church Road and Gallo Road near Harrington. [More]
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:10:02 GMTDover --
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) invites the public to participate in the development of the state's six-year (6) Capital Transportation Program (CTP) for Fiscal Years 2018 to 2023 by attending the public hearing. The hearings are jointly sponsored by the Council on Transportation and the Delaware Department of Transportation.