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TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Deck Repairs Will Require Lane Closures on SR 2/Kirkwood Highway

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:49:35 GMT

Elsmere (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 p.m. until 5 a.m., Monday through Friday

Starting on Wednesday, July 26 through Friday, August 18, pending weather

WHERE: SR 2/Kirkwood Highway (Bridge over Centerville Road) near Elsmere.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists will be doing bridge deck repairs on the Bridge over Centerville Road with lane closures.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Railroad Tracks Will Require the Closure of Gunter Road

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:27:54 GMT

Marydel (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delaware Coastline Railroad Company will be removing the railroad tracks and reconstructing the roadway on Gunter Road between Taraila Road and Enss Road

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, August 2 until midnight on Saturday, August 5, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Gunter Road onto Taraila Road to Strauss Avenue to Enss Road and return to Gunter Road.

Westbound: Gunter Road to Enss Road onto Strauss Avenue to Taraila Road and back to Gunter Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - REVISED DATES: Nighttime Closure of Intersection at West North Street and Saulsbury Road for Reconstruction

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:09:45 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

WHEN: 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. each night beginning on Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4.

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 grinding the new concrete pavement for a smoother ride for motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Installation of the HAWK System and Sidewalks at SR 273 and Freedom Trail/Georgetown Manor Apartments

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:46:20 GMT

Bear (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces the Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Byers Electric are scheduled to begin work on the new High-intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) system, removal and installation of concrete sidewalks with ADA curb ramps. The location of the construction will be the intersection of SR 273 and Freedom Trail/Georgetown Manor Apartments, approximately 1000 feet east of Airport Road on SR 273.

This project is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 7, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday with shoulder closures. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Railroad Maintenance Will Require the Closure of Paradise Alley Road

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:37:17 GMT

Felton (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad Company will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance at the railroad crossing on Paradise Alley Road between US 13 and Little Mastens Corner Road. The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 31 until midnight on Friday, August 4, but could be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances or the weather.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Paradise Alley Road to Little Mastens Corner Road onto Reeves Crossing Road to US 13 and return to Paradise Alley Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Church Road for Reconstruction

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:36:15 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, July 31 until 9 a.m. on Monday, August 14, pending weather.

WHERE: Church Road closed between SR 71/Red Lion Road and Smith Lane, Newark.

WHAT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, A-Del Construction will be widening the roadway and placing drainage pipes. [More]




Public Workshop on Wednesday, August 2 - US 13, South Dover/Camden-Wyoming Planning Study

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:07:26 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is holding a Public Workshop to solicit public input on the US 13, South Dover/Camden-Wyoming Planning Study. The Public Workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2 at the Caesar Rodney High School Cafeteria at 239 Old North Road in Camden, Delaware.

The purpose of this Planning Study is to review the existing traffic patterns along US 13 and the surrounding roadways to determine potential solutions to alleviate the safety and congestions concerns. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road Intersection Improvements Project

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:58:39 GMT

Camden/Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that SR 10/Willow Grove Road and SR 15/Moose Lodge Road between Pickett Lane and Paynters Way and Neo Circle and Saddlebrook Drive will be closed at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1. 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 9 p.m. on Monday, August 14, pending weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspection Will Require Daytime Lane Closures -- New Castle County

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:52:21 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting the Bridge over Brandywine River on Augustine Cut-Off between Lovering Avenue and Stone Hill Road in Wilmington.

Daytime lane closures and lane shifts will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 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 - Middletown/Warwick Road Reopened July 15, As Part of the U.S. 301 Mainline Project

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:51:22 GMT

Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that SR 299 (Middletown/Warwick Road) has reopened to traffic effective Saturday, July 15.

This vital link between Cecil County, Maryland and New Castle County, Delaware will carry traffic along the new SR 299 (Middletown/Warwick Road) to existing U.S. 301 in Middletown, Delaware.

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 - New Lane Striping of Shuttle Road

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:01:03 GMT

Rehoboth (Sussex County) --

After several months of analysis and work with area legislators, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in conjunction with their contractor, Traffic Lines Inc., will be modifying the roadway lane striping on Shuttle Road between SR 1 and the Outlet/Rehoboth Gateway Driveway. The modifications will include the narrowing of the existing lanes in order to provide for a separate left-turn lane for Shuttle Road westbound traffic. This change will allow for smoother and safer traffic flow through this high traffic area. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Lane Closures

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:27:14 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Pennoni will be performing deck evaluations for various bridges throughout the state and will utilize lane closures, lane shifts, and flagging operations the week of July 24.

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

Lane closures/lane shifts will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Mahan Corner Road Open to Motorists

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:36:44 GMT

Camden-Wyoming (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Mahan Corner Road is now open to traffic between DE 10 and Still Road.

Motorists may 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, search for "DelDOT" at the Apple and Google Play stores. [More]




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

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:54:47 GMT

Viola (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, July 24 until 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, pending weather

Beagle Club Road between C & R Center Road and Indian Runner 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 - REVISED TIME: Casho Mill Road Railroad Crossing Underpass Closed for Signage Work

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:38:28 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal/installation of overhead signs and flashers will impact the following roadway:

Casho Mill Road Railroad Crossing Underpass between Barksdale Road and Thorn Lane

9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, pending weather

Rain Date: Wednesday, July 19 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Motorists should follow the posted detour route.

[More]



Ground Broken for Newark Regional Transportation Center, Parking Lot & Access Road

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:25:26 GMT

Newark (Statewide) --

This morning, Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Thomas Carper, U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, U.S. [More]




Public Workshops for Bridge 3-153 and Bridge 3-154 on Tuesday, July 25

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:50:57 GMT

Lewes (Sussex County) --

Rehabilitation of Bridge 3-153 on SR 1A/Rehoboth Avenue over Lewes and Rehoboth Canal-Rehoboth Drawbridge

Rehabilitation of Bridge 3-154 on Business US 9/Savannah Road over the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal-Lewes Drawbridge

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will host a public workshop to discuss the proposed rehabilitation of the Rehoboth Drawbridge on SR 1A/Rehoboth Avenue over the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal; and the proposed rehabilitation of the Lewes Drawbridge on Business US 9/Savannah Road over the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal.

The Public Workshop will be open to the public from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25 at the Cape Henlopen High School cafeteria/atrium located at 1250 Kings Highway in Lewes, Delaware. DelDOT representatives will be in attendance to discuss and receive input from the public. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - New Signal Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on U.S. Route 13 and Cox Neck Road

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:57:29 GMT

St. Georges (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section in conjunction with Kriss Contracting will be installing a new traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. Route 13 and Cox Neck Road. The new traffic signal is expected to improve the safety and peak hour operations of this intersection, particularly as development growth spurs increased traffic volume in this area. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Rehabilitation of Streets and Sidewalks in Downtown Dover

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:02:49 GMT

Dover (Kent County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor George & Lynch, Inc., is scheduled to begin work on Sunday evening, July 16. The work will consist of the following: milling, patching, hot mix overlay and removing and replacing brick curb ramps in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The work hours will be from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Removal of Railroad Tracks and Reconstructing Roadway Will Require the Closure of Lockwood Chapel Road

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:01:26 GMT

Hartly (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Delaware Coastline Railroad Company will be removing the railroad tracks and reconstructing the roadway on Lockwood Chapel Road between Myers Drive and Arthursville Road.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19 until midnight on Saturday, July 22, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Lockwood Chapel Road to Arthursville Road onto Main Street/Hartly Road to Judith Road and return to Lockwood Chapel Road. [More]




Public Information Meeting - BR 1-680 on SR 141 Basin Road over US 13

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:39:00 GMT

Bear --

(New Castle County) - The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to invite interested parties to an informational meeting on July 18, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the George Read Middle School, 314 East Basin Road, New Castle. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the upcoming rehabilitation of Bridge 1-680 on SR 141 Basin Road over US 13. The department will be performing extensive repairs to the bridge including replacing the concrete deck. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Replacement Will Require the Closure of Old Newark Road

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:24:03 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, A-Del Construction will be closing Old Newark Road (Bridge over Cool Run) between Greenbridge Drive and Millbrook Road, southeast of Newark. The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 27 until early August, pending weather.

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




TRAFFIC ALERT - I-295 Southbound Construction Activity to Enter Second Stage (DRBA)

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:25:59 GMT

New Castle (New Castle County) --

Delaware River and Bay Authority
Contact: James E. Salmon
Public Information Officer
(302) 571-6409 Office

Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced that second stage of the I-295 Southbound Reconstruction Project, west of the Delaware Memorial Bridge Toll Plaza to the I-95/I-495 Split is scheduled to begin Monday, July 10, 2017 at 6 p.m.

Preparation activities for the traffic switch will begin, which will involve closing lanes and associated traffic ramps on I-295 Southbound through the construction zone (vicinity of I-295 Southbound/US 13 interchange). [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Airport Road Pavement Rehabilitation Project to Begin July 17 (City of Milford)

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:21:06 GMT

Milford (Kent County) --

The City of Milford's contractor, Diamond Materials of Newport, DE, will begin construction work on Airport Road on July 17. The project will include pavement base repair, drainage improvements and pavement overlay of approximately 1.4 miles of Airport Road between DuPont Boulevard (US 113) and Canterbury Road (DE 15). Work on the projected $2.4 million-dollar project is expected to be completed by December 17, 2017, which is 30 days less than originally anticipated. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Power Washing and Bridge Deck Sealing Will Require Lane Closures on Exit 8/I-95 NB and US 202 NB

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:45:58 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Thursday, July 13 through Friday, July 21 (No weekend work)

WHERE: Exit 8/I-95 northbound to US Route 202 northbound, Wilmington.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc., will be power washing the bridge decks on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14. [More]




DART Schedule for July 4, 2017

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:06:39 GMT

Wilmington --

Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - DART First State services, both fixed route and paratransit, will not operate on Tuesday, July 4, 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, 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 - Bridge Replacement Will Require the Closure of Susan Beach Road

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:59:12 GMT

Laurel (Sussex County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Zack Excavating will be closing the bridge over Tussocky Branch on Susan Beach Road between Old Hickory Road and Branch School Road. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 17 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, pending weather.

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




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

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:00:06 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 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, pending weather.

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




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

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:04:52 GMT

Milford (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, July 10 until 5 p.m. on Friday, July 21, pending weather

Cedar Neck Road between Bucks Road and Sapp Road

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: From Cedar Neck Road, motorists will turn left onto Bucks Road, then right onto Sapp Road and turn left on Cedar Neck Road.

Westbound: From Cedar Neck Road, motorists will turn right to Sapp Road, left onto Bucks Road and then right onto Cedar Neck Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. [More]




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

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:35:48 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

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

Monday, July 10 through Monday, July 31, pending weather.

If necessary, the contractor may work on Saturday as a make-up due to inclement weather. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - New Four-Way Stop Sign Configuration at the Intersection of Route 30 and Johnson Road/Springfield Road

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:31:58 GMT

Georgetown (Sussex County) --

The Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) Traffic Section is implementing a four-way stop configuration at the intersection of Route 30 and Johnson Road/Springfield Road. The installation is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11.

These changes are being made in order to improve the safety of the road system and to reduce the likelihood of future crashes at this intersection. [More]




Over 955,000 Motorists Traveled Through Delaware's Toll Plazas for the Fourth of July

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:22:10 GMT

Dover (Statewide) --

Over the holiday weekend, 955,676 motorists passed through Delaware's three toll plaza locations along I-95 in Newark, SR 1 at Biddles Corner, and SR 1 in Dover.

On Saturday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 4, I-95 Newark Toll Plaza served 397,683 vehicles; Biddles Toll Plaza served 272,019 vehicles; and Dover Toll Plaza served 285,974 vehicles. It is estimated that $2.6 million was collected in tolls during the four-day period at Delaware's toll plazas. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Replacement of Bridge Will Require the Closure of Hay Road

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:09:13 GMT

Wilmington (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Mumford and Miller Concrete, Inc. will be replacing the bridge over Shellpot Creek on Hay Road. Hay Road will be closed between I-495 and Cherry Island Landfill. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 10 and is anticipated to be complete by late June 2018. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Drainage Improvements Will Require a Portion of Andrewville Road to be Closed

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:08:50 GMT

Farmington (Kent County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, July 10 until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, pending weather.

WHERE: Andrewville Road between Gingerwood Drive and Flat Iron Road, Farmington.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Sam's Construction LLC. will be removing and replacing the crossroad pipe on Andrewville Road. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge Will Require Daytime Lane Closures on Old Capitol Trail

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:33:47 GMT

Marshallton (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, July 21.

WHERE: Old Capitol Trail (Bridge over Red Clay Creek) between Newport Road and Stanton Road in Marshallton.

WHAT: DelDOT's bridge contractor Pennoni will be inspecting the bridge over Red Clay Creek. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Daytime Lane Closures -- Kent and Sussex Counties

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:25:18 GMT

Milford/Seaford (Kent and Sussex Counties) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor, Pennoni will be inspecting bridges in Kent and Sussex Counties. 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 and lane shifts will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Inspection of Bridge Will Require Daytime Lane Closure on SR 15/Canterbury Road

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:22:59 GMT

Felton (Kent County) --

WHEN: 9 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, July 18.

Rain Date: 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, July 19.

WHERE: SR 15/Canterbury Road (Bridge over McColley's Pond) between McCauley Pond Road and Carpenter Bridge Road, Felton. [More]




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

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:51:59 GMT

Woodside (Kent County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be repaving the tracks and performing general maintenance at their crossing on Bison Road between Dundee Road and Upper King Road.

The closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 10 until midnight on Friday, July 14, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Detour Routes:

Eastbound: Bison Road to Main Street onto Upper King Road and return to Bison Road. [More]




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

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:26:04 GMT

Newport (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Pennoni will be inspecting bridges on SR 141 over I-95 and I-295 in Newport for the week of July 9.

Nighttime lane closures will occur from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. At all times, one lane will remain open to motorists. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Phase II - Reconstruction of Howell School Road

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 19:48:09 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 Tuesday, July 11, for the reconstruction of Howell School Road, just East of the Entrance to Lums Pond State Park and Robert Peoples Boulevard. The work is anticipated to be complete by mid-August.

Detour Routes:

SR 896 traffic will use Porter Road to Woods Road onto Howell School Road. [More]




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

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:50:02 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: Monday, July 10 through Wednesday, July 12; and Tuesday, July 18, 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 Thursday, July 13; Friday, July 14; Monday, July 17 through Thursday, July 20; I-295 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes to I-95 northbound. The contractor will be removing the old bridge. [More]




DART Launches Mobile Payment for Beach Bus Services

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:55:25 GMT

Lewes --

Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) is excited to announce the launch of a new mobile payment app for its Beach Bus Services, making the DART experience more user-friendly and convenient for its riders. The app will go live starting Friday, June 30, in anticipation of the busy July 4th weekend.

The mobile payment option, available through Token Transit, is an easy-to-use mobile app for riders to pay their bus fare using their smartphones. [More]




TRAFFIC ALERT - Manor Avenue Sidewalk Improvements / Work to Begin Friday, July 7

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:31:06 GMT

Claymont (New Castle County) --

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT)'s contractor, Grassbusters Landscaping Company is scheduled to begin work on creating sidewalks and parking along Manor Avenue from Governor Printz Boulevard to the I-495 pedestrian overpass. Construction will begin on Friday, July 7 and is anticipated to be complete by late December, pending weather.

For this project, the Delaware-based firm submitted a bid of $673,294 the lowest of six bids received. [More]




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

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:51:20 GMT

Newark (New Castle County) --

WHEN: 7 a.m. on Monday, June 19 until 9 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 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 - 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 - 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]




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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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]