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Anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the Route 26 Widening Project during the week.

Written on: December 8th, 2014 in Route 26

Monday, December 8, 2014 through Friday December 12, 2014

Continue installation of the new sanitary sewer line along Route 26. Motorists should anticipate
eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Route 17 (Roxana Road) and Bethany Crest
with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by law enforcement and
construction personnel from 07:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue paving Route 26 at Old Mill Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane
shifts or lane closures on Route 26 between Cedar Drive and Dukes Drive with traffic alternating through
the work zone and intersection utilizing a flagging operation by law enforcement and construction
personnel and from 07:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Grade the roadside area for the installation of new sidewalks. Motorists should anticipate westbound
lane closures on Route 26 between Railway Road and Clubhouse Road with traffic alternating through the
work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue the installation of electrical conduits and junction boxes at Central Avenue and Windmill
Drive. No lane closures are anticipated for this work.
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Travel times to and from your destination may be quicker if you use one of the Route 26 Alternate Routes that were constructed prior to the start of the Route 26 Mainline Construction Project. The recently reconstructed roadways include:

• Burbage Road, from Route 17 to Windmill Drive
• Windmill Drive to Route 26 to Central Avenue
• Central Avenue, from Windmill Drive to Beaver Dam Road
• Beaver Dam Road, from Central Avenue to Muddy Neck Road

For more information on the Alternate Route Project, visit our website at http://deldot.gov/information/projects/sr26




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