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TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of West North Street for Reconstruction

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:49:56 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 2 through 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 6

WHERE: West North Street between Electric Avenue and Saulsbury Road, Dover.

WHAT: As part of the on-going West Dover Connector project, DelDOT's contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will be completing the reconstruction of the concrete roadway on West North Street between Electric Avenue and Saulsbury Road.

Detour Routes:

Motorists traveling along West North Street eastbound will take a right onto Wyoming Mill Road, then make a left onto Camden-Wyoming Avenue, then a left onto US 13 northbound, then make a left onto Division Street and return to Saulsbury Road. [More]




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

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:59:48 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc. from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on the following nights: Thursday, July 6; Friday, July 7; and Tuesday, July 11 will be shifting traffic on I-95 northbound to I-295 northbound between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange.

Beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Monday, July 10 through Wednesday, July 12; and Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18; I-295 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes to I-95 northbound. The contractor will be removing the old bridge. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bunker Hill Road to Close from June 11 to June 30, 2017 for the Construction of the Relocated Bunker Hill Road

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:51:10 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle Country) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Bunker Hill Road will be closed between Choptank Road and Merrimac Avenue from Sunday 12:01 a.m. on June 11, to 5:00 a.m. on Friday, June 30, for the construction of relocated Bunker Hill Road as part of the US 301 Mainline Project.

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

Through traffic along Bunker Hill Road should use the following posted detours:

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



TRAFFIC ALERT - Road Reconstruction Will Require the Closure of Buffalo Road

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:30:18 GMT

Little Heaven (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor A-Del Construction will be closing Buffalo Road between Clapham Road and West Drive for road reconstruction. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 3, pending weather.

Detour routes will be posted for motorists. [More]




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

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:08:56 GMT

Frederica (Kent County) --

For the safety of motorists, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will close crossovers surrounding the Delaware Turf Sports Complex.

The crossovers between the sports complex and the Thompsonville interchange will be closed on the following dates below from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. on SR 1 northbound and southbound. Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured to the Exit 86/North Frederica Interchange to access SR 1 southbound. [More]




DelDOT Suspends Road Projects 4th of July

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:03:40 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

To accommodate heavy traffic during the 4th of July, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned construction-related lane closures at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 3 until 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 6. 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]




Federal, State, and Local Officials Break Ground Today for the Construction of a New Bridge over the Christina River

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:10:55 GMT

Wilmington (Statewide) --

Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Thomas Carper, Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, and a host of other dignitaries and local officials were at a groundbreaking ceremony this afternoon to kick-off the construction of a new multi-modal bridge over the Christina River at the Wilmington Riverfront. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Milling and Paving Will Require the Daytime Closure of Guyencourt Road

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:08:34 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

Monday, June 26 through Friday, July 21, pending weather.

WHERE: Guyencourt Road closed between SR 100/Montchanin Road and Thompson Bridge Road, Wilmington. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require a Portion of Loockerman Street to be Closed

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:08:36 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in conjunction with the City of Dover announces to motorists that their contractor Teal Construction will be hot-mix patching Loockerman Street. The closure will be at 24 Loockerman Street between South State Street and South Governors Avenue.

The road closure is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 29 until 5 a.m. on Friday, June 30. [More]




DelDOT Welcomes Two New Members to Council on Transportation

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:22:41 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan is pleased to welcome Tom Holmes and Pamela J. Scott as the newest members of the Department's Council on Transportation (COT).

The COT is a nine-member, bipartisan advisory panel appointed by the Governor. [More]




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

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:52:24 GMT

Camden-Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Moose Lodge Road at SR 10/Willow Grove Road will be closed at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 30. 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 Monday, August 7, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Maintenance Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on I-95 NB

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:27:22 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. beginning on Monday, June 26 and ending on Friday, June 30, pending weather.

WHERE: I-95 Northbound (Bridge over Silverside Road) between Marsh Road and Harvey Road, Wilmington.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will be performing bridge deck and joint repairs. [More]




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

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:39:03 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, June 26 until 3 p.m. on Friday, June 30, pending weather

Slaughter Station Road between Hartly Road and Hourglass Road

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

[More]



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

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:33:54 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc. from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 27, there will be shifting of traffic on I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange.

Beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Thursday, June 22 and Monday, June 26, I-95 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes to I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound. The contractor will be removing pipes and bridge deck shielding. [More]




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

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:53:46 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 northbound/southbound between Silverside Road and Naamans Road, 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 141/I-95 Interchange Project Will Require the Closure of Exit 3A

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:24:44 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 12:01 a.m. on Monday, June 12 until 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, pending weather.

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

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




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

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:24:26 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20

Rain Date: Wednesday, June 21 from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.

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

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




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

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:24:00 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 - SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project - Opening of Exit 2 and New Traffic Pattern

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:23:23 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, Exit 2/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound will be open to traffic. In addition, there will be a new traffic pattern on SR 141 southbound. Two left lanes of traffic will be detoured (shifted) from the old bridge to the new bridge structure. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Widening of Roadway and Drainage Work Will Require the Closure of Old Porter Road

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:58:09 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, June 19 until 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, pending weather.

WHERE: Old Porter Road between SR 71/Red Lion Road and Grissmon Drive near Newark.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor A-Del Construction Company will be widening the roadway by the intersection and installing drainage pipes on Old Porter Road. [More]




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

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:57:23 GMT

Harrington (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, May 22 until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 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]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Mulberrie Point Road for Road Reconstruction

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:50:11 GMT

Little Heaven (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, June 26 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, pending weather.

WHERE: Mulberrie Point Road between SR 1/Bay Road and Old Bowers Beach Road near Little Heaven.

WHAT: As part of the on-going SR 1, Little Heaven Grade Separated Intersection Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)'s contractor A-Del Construction will be closing Mulberrie Point Road for road reconstruction. [More]




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

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:04:28 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

On the evening of Monday, June 19 through the afternoon of Tuesday, June 20 from 7 p.m. until 3 p.m., I-495 northbound will have a double lane closure. At all times, one lane will remain open to motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Nighttime Bridge Inspections on SR 1 - Milford

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:17:00 GMT

Milford (Kent and Sussex Counties) --

WHEN: 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21, pending weather.

WHERE: SR 1 southbound/northbound (Bridge over Mispillion River) between SR 14/Northeast Front Street and the Exit for SR 36-Milford/Slaughter Beach, Milford

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over the Mispillion River on SR 1.

On Tuesday, June 20, the right lane will be closed on SR 1 southbound between SR 14/Northeast Front Street and the Exit for SR 36-Milford/Slaughter Beach. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: High Friction Surface Treatment Will Require Road Closures --New Castle County

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:02:07 GMT

Newark/Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Blue Cube Operations Inc. is scheduled to begin the process of High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) in New Castle County. This work is weather dependent and the schedule is subject to change.

The following locations will be impacted:

Thursday, June 15 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Extended Dates: High Friction Surface Treatment Will Require Lane and Road Closures --Sussex County

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:01:02 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Blue Cube Operations Inc. is scheduled to begin the process of High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) in Sussex County. This work is weather dependent and the schedule is subject to change.

The following locations will be impacted:

Extended Date Tuesday, June 13 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. [More]




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

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:09:38 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. (Nighttime Closure)

Monday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 13

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

WHAT: As part of the on-going West Dover Connector project, DelDOT's contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will completing the precast work at the intersection of West North Street and Saulsbury Road. [More]




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

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:12:00 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Zack Excavating will be closing the bridge over Gravelly Run on Fords Corner Road between Everetts Corner Road and Burris Road. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 26 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, pending weather.

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




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

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:51:55 GMT

Bridgeville (Sussex County) --

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

7 a.m. on Monday, June 12 until 7 p.m. on Friday, June 16, pending weather

Smith Road between Route 404 and Melson 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 - DelDOT Welcomes Fans to the Firefly Music Festival / Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:52:18 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the Firefly Music Festival, produced by Red Frog Events at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Dover. Four days of music will commence on Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18.

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. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Middletown/Warwick Road to Close from June 12 to July 17 as part of the US Route 301Mainline Project

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 19:37:20 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that on June 12, SR 299 (Middletown/Warwick Road) will close at existing US 301 as part of the US 301 Mainline Project.

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

Through traffic along Middletown/Warwick Road should use the following posted detours:

  • Motorists traveling northbound on Middletown/Warwick Road to Middletown should turn left onto Wilson Street, follow Wilson Street to Old Telegraph Road and stay straight, follow Old Telegraph Road to Middle Neck Road and turn right, and follow Middle Neck Road to the new Middletown/Warwick Road and turn left and back to existing US 301. [More]



TRAFFIC ALERT - Lane Closures on SR 1 NB and Closure of Exit 156 for Sealing Concrete Barrier

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 19:34:40 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists will be cleaning and sealing the concrete barrier on SR 1. Motorists can expect the left lane on SR 1 northbound between US 40 and US 13 and the Exit 156/SR 1 southbound off ramp to both be closed at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 12 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 13 and again at 7 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Crossroad Pipe Will Require the Closure of White Marsh Branch Lane

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:38:46 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, June 19 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, pending weather

White Marsh Branch Lane between Sugar Stick Road and Burnite Mill Road near Harrington

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 - Closure of Iron Branch Road for Reconstruction

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:42:57 GMT

Millsboro (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Iron Branch Road/East State Street between Wilson Highway and Old Landing Road will be closed at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13 for reconstruction. The roadway is anticipated to be open by 7 a.m. on Monday, August 28, pending weather.

Detour Routes:

Southbound Iron Branch Road/East State Street: Right onto Wilson Highway, left onto Mitchell Street, left to Old Landing Road and southbound to Iron Branch Road/East State Street. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Middle Neck Road to Re-Open on June 10 as part of the US Route 301Mainline Project

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 16:39:29 GMT

Middletown --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that on June 10, Middle Neck Road will re-open at SR 299 (Warwick Road) as part of the US 301 Mainline Project.

Motorists will now have access to existing US 301 from the newly constructed SR 299 (Warwick Road) and newly constructed Levels Road Bridge.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Crossover on US 113 - Georgetown

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:58:53 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that for the safety of motorists the crossover movement from Governor Stockley Road at US 113 will be closed on Monday, June 5.

Drums, barricades, and signage will be installed to maintain this new traffic pattern during the duration of the project for the roundabout at the intersection of Zoar Road, Bethesda Road, and Speedway Road.

Construction is anticipated to be complete by September 2017. [More]




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

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:44:21 GMT

Odessa (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, pending weather

Rain date: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7

WHERE: US 13 northbound (Bridge over Drawyers Creek) between Shannon Boulevard and Marl Pit Road in Odessa.

WHAT: DelDOT's bridge contractor Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over Drawyers Creek in Odessa.

Alternating left and right lane closures will occur on US 13 northbound between Shannon Boulevard and Marl Pit Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Replacement Will Require the Closure of Bi-State Boulevard

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:15:22 GMT

Delmar (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Zack Excavating will be closing the bridge over Meadow Branch on Bi-State Boulevard between Allens Mill Road and Old Racetrack Road, Delmar. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 12 until 7 p.m. on Friday, July 14, pending weather.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Milling and Paving Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on I-95 Northbound-Newark

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:42:40 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. Sunday evening through Friday morning

Sunday, June 18 until late-July, pending weather.

WHERE: I-95 northbound between the southern end of I-95 Welcome Center and Exit 4/I-95 and SR 1 Interchange. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - SR 1, Little Heaven Grade Separated Intersection Project Will Require the Closure of Skeeter Neck Road

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:29:48 GMT

Little Heaven (Kent County) --

As part of the SR 1, Little Heaven Grade Separated Intersection Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Skeeter Neck Road between SR 1 and Front Street will be closed. The closure will occur at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 12 until 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, pending weather. This road closure is necessary for road reconstruction. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Patching Will Require the Daytime Closure of I-495 SB On-Ramp from Edgemoor Road

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:18:45 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 23, pending weather.

WHERE: I-495 Southbound On-Ramp from Edgemoor Road, Wilmington

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the daytime closure of the I-495 Southbound On-Ramp for patching.

Detour Route:

Governor Printz Boulevard to I-495 Northbound On-Ramp to I-495 Northbound to Exit 5/Philadelphia Pike to I-495 Southbound. [More]




Delaware's Toll Plazas' Traffic Counts - Memorial Day Weekend

Wed, 31 May 2017 10:43:06 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

During the Memorial Day weekend, 1,209,623 motorists passed through Delaware's three toll plaza locations at Newark Toll Plaza on I-95; Biddle's Corner Toll Plaza on SR 1; and Dover Toll Plaza on SR 1.

From Thursday, May 25 through Monday, May 29, Newark Toll Plaza on I-95 served 502,869 vehicles; 347,328 vehicles were served at Biddle's Corner Toll Plaza; and 359,426 at Dover's Toll Plaza.

2016 and 2017 Memorial Day Traffic Counts (reflecting a 24-hour period)

2016 2017

Newark Toll Plaza I-95

Thursday: 84,771 Thursday: 85,246

Friday: 114,626 Friday: 115,831

Saturday: 107,375 Saturday: 102,474

Sunday: 94,627 Sunday: 91,448

Monday: 110,122 Monday: 107,870

2016 2017

Biddle's Corner Toll Plaza

Thursday: 80,969 Thursday: 78,649

Friday: 87,084 Friday: 94,449

Saturday: 61,531 Saturday: 57,468

Sunday: 55,052 Sunday: 51,601

Monday: 65,091 Monday: 65,161

2016 2017

Dover Toll Plaza

Thursday: 77,972 Thursday: 79,940

Friday: 90,210 Friday: 94,382

Saturday: 64,211 Saturday: 59,212

Sunday: 57,515 Sunday: 53,153

Monday: 71,328 Monday: 72,739

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




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

Tue, 30 May 2017 14:10:24 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 - Removal of Trees Will Require Lane and Shoulder Closures on SR 1-New Castle County

Tue, 30 May 2017 11:31:53 GMT

Townsend (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8, pending weather

WHERE: SR 1 southbound/northbound (Bridge over Blackbird Creek) between Ratledge Road and Eagles Nest Landing Road near Townsend.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that their maintenance crews will be removing trees on SR 1. [More]




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

Tue, 30 May 2017 11:16:46 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 - 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]




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 - 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 - 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]




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 - 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]