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Route 26 project update

Written on: December 18th, 2015 in Route 26

In addition to our regular weekly lane closures, the Delaware Department of Transportation is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , the 1 mile section of Route 26 between Old Mill Road and Woodland Avenue has been line striped to the ultimate traffic pattern and opened to the traveling public for use.

Please find attached for your use the anticipated work schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project along with maps for the SR 26 corridor for those of you who may not be familiar with the area.

Travel times to and from your destination may be quicker if you use one of the SR 26 Alternate Routes that were constructed prior to the start of the SR 26 Mainline Construction Project. The recently reconstructed roadways include:

• Burbage Road, from SR 17 to Windmill Drive
• Windmill Drive to SR 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

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) reminds drivers to expect extra traffic in Delaware starting as early as Monday, December 21. Planned lane closures on Delaware’s multi-lane highways will be suspended at midnight on Thursday, December 24, and will resume at midnight on Monday, December 28. Traffic accidents and other unpredictable types of transportation incidents may cause lane closures and/or delays.

The warmer than normal temperatures forecast for the holidays means more pedestrians and bicyclists will likely be interacting with traffic this year. Motorists are asked to be on the lookout for both. Pedestrians are reminded to use designated sidewalks and marked road crossings; and bicyclists are reminded to use bike paths and lanes where available. Both should wear bright clothing and use a light, if out during night or low light conditions.

DelDOT’s Transportation Management Center (TMC) will monitor and adjust computerized traffic signal systems in response to increased demand and/or incidents.

Motorists can check DelDOT on line and on your web enabled cell phone at DelDOT Mobile for updated travel-related information or tune to WTMC 1380 AM for up-to-the-minute traffic conditions


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Anticipated closures for road construction on Route 26

Written on: October 19th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Monday, October 19, 2015 through Saturday, October 24, 2015 Begin work on the reconstruction of Route 26 at Railway Road. Railway Road, north of SR 26
will be closed at Route 26 for approximately 1 week continuously. Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 at Railway Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 9:00PM.

Continue work on sewer force main relocation at West Avenue and SR 26. West Avenue, south of SR 26 will remain closed at Route 26 for approximately two (2) weeks continuously.

Continue grading for new curb west of Roxana Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound lane closures on Route 26 west of Roxana Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at Old Mill Road and Route 26. Motorists should anticipate right turn lane closures on Old Mill Road and on Route 26 at Town Center Road from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.

Begin excavation for side swale drainage ditches. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Bethany Crest and Whites Neck Road with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.

Begin construction of brick retaining wall on Route 26 east of Old School Lane. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 east Old School Lane with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.


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Anticipated closures for road construction on Route 26

Written on: October 9th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Monday, October 12, 2015 through Saturday, October 17, 2015

Continue work on sewer force main relocation at West Avenue and SR 26. West Avenue, south of SR 26 will be closed at SR 26 for approximately three (3) weeks continuously.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between West Avenue and the Assawoman Canal with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue milling and paving activities between Irons Lane and Holts Landing Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Irons Lane and Holts Landing Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 9:00PM.

Continue grading for new curb between Dukes Drive and Old Mill Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Old Mill Road and Dukes Drive with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at various locations along Route 26. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.


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Anticipated closures for road construction on Route 26

Written on: September 25th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is the anticipated work schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project along with Alternate Route directions and maps for the SR 26 corridor for those of you who may not be familiar with the area.

As a reminder, beginning October 1, 2015, lane closures will be allowed 7 days a week between the hours of 9:00AM and 6:00AM. Lane closures will not be permitted between the hours of 6:00AM – 9:00AM.

Travel times to and from your destination may be quicker if you use one of the SR 26 Alternate Routes that were constructed prior to the start of the SR 26 Mainline Construction Project. The recently reconstructed roadways include:

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

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Monday, September 28, 2015 through Saturday, October 3, 2015

Begin work on sewer force main relocation at West Avenue and SR 26. West Avenue, south of SR 26 will be closed at SR 26 for approximately six (5) weeks continuously. Motorists should
anticipate a new traffic pattern through the work zone on SR 26 for approximately six (5) weeks and are advised to follow the posted alternate routes and detour routes.

Continue milling and paving activities between Irons Lane and Powell Farm Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Irons Lane and
Powell Farm Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 9:00PM.

Continue milling and paving activities on Irons Lane at Route 26. Motorists should anticipate northbound or southbound lane closures on Irons Lane at Route 26 with traffic alternating
through the work zone and the intersection utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 9:00PM.

Continue placing concrete for new side walk between Old School Lane and Grants Avenue. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old
School Lane and Grants Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.

Continue placing concrete for new curb and gutter and new sidewalk between Club House Road and Old Mill Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Club House Road and Old Mill Road with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.

Continue installation of the new Sussex County Sewer line between Roxana Road and Bethany Crest. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Roxana Road and Bethany Crest with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.

Continue grading for new curb between West Avenue and the Assawoman Canal. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts or lane closures on Route 26 between Old
School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at various locations along Route 26. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.


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An update and anticipated closures for road construction on Route 26

Written on: September 4th, 2015 in Route 26

Copied below is the anticipated work schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project along with Alternate Route directions and maps for the SR 26 corridor for those of you who may not be familiar with the area.

First, here is some other news:

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned lane closures on Delaware’s major roadways beginning at noon on Friday, September 4 and ending at midnight on Monday, September 7.

As a reminder, beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2015, daily lane closures will resume at 9:00AM on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project

Travel times to and from your destination may be quicker if you use one of the SR 26 Alternate Routes that were constructed prior to the start of the SR 26 Mainline Construction Project. The recently reconstructed roadways include:

• Burbage Road, from SR 17 to Windmill Drive
• Windmill Drive to SR 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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Day Shift – Tuesday, September 8, 2015 through Thursday, September 10, 2015

Continue milling and paving activities east and west of Roxana Road.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Whites Neck Road and
Irons Lane with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00AM to 7:00PM.

Continue placing concrete for new curb and side walk between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone
from 9:00AM to 7:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at various locations along Route 26.

No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Night Shift – Tuesday, September 8, 2015 through Thursday, September 10, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets at Roxana Road.

Motorists should anticipate a westbound lane closure on Route 26 at Roxana Road with traffic alternating through the work zone and intersection utilizing a flagging operation by law
enforcement and construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Tidewater Utilities Inc. – Tuesday, September 8, 2015 through Thursday, September 10, 2015

Continue the installation of new 16 inch water main between Whites Neck Road and Roxana Road.

Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Whites Neck Road and Roxana Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.


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Anticipated Closures for Route 26

Written on: August 28th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Day Shift – Monday, August 31, 2015 through Thursday, September 3, 2015

Continue placing concrete for new curb and side walk between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at various locations along Route 26. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Night Shift – Monday August 24, 2015 through Friday, August 28, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets between West Avenue and Tyler Drive in Ocean View.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane
closures on Route 26 between Tyler Drive and West Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets between Whites Neck Road and Bethany Crest.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Whites Neck Road and Bethany Crest with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Continue milling and paving activities between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Continue placing topsoil around new sidewalk between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Tidewater Utilities Inc. – Monday, August 31, 2015 through Thursday, September 3, 2015

Continue the installation of new 16 inch water main between Whites Neck Road and Roxana Road.

Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Whites Neck Road and Roxana Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.


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Anticipated Closures and Work for Route 26

Written on: August 20th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Day Shift – Monday, August 24, 2015 through Friday, August 28, 2015

Continue placing concrete for new curb and side walk between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at various locations along Route 26. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Night Shift – Monday August 24, 2015 through Friday, August 28, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets between West Avenue and Tyler Drive in Ocean View.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane
closures on Route 26 between Tyler Drive and West Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets east and west of Whites Neck Road.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 at Whites Neck Road with traffic alternating through the work zone and intersection utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Resume milling and paving activities between Grants Avenue and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Grants Avenue and Woodland Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone and intersections utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Finish grading for new side walk and placement of topsoil around new sidewalk between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone and intersections utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Tidewater Utilities Inc. – Monday, August 24, 2015 through Friday, August 28, 2015

Continue the installation of new 16 inch water main between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road.

Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.


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Anticipated Closures and Work for Route 26

Written on: August 13th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Day Shift – Monday, August 17, 2015 through Friday, August 21, 2015

Continue grading for sidewalk between Woodland Avenue and Old School Lane.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing concrete for new side walk and placement of topsoil around new sidewalk between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue constructing new retaining walls west of Railway Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound shoulder closures on Route 26 at Railway Road with both travel lanes getting through
the work zone from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system between Clubhouse Road and Old Mill Road. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Continue roadway widening activities between Irons Lane and Roxana Road. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Night Shift – Monday August 17, 2015 through Friday, August 21, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets between West Avenue and Town Road in Ocean View. Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane
closures on Route 26 between Town Road and West Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets east and west of Roxana Road.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound lane closures on Route 26 at Roxanna Road with traffic alternating through the work zone and intersection utilizing a flagging operation by law enforcement and construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Tidewater Utilities Inc. – Monday, August 17, 2015 through Friday, August 21, 2015

Continue the installation of new 16 inch water main between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road.

Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.


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Anticipated Closures and Work for Route 26

Written on: August 7th, 2015 in Route 26

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Day Shift – Monday, August 10, 2015 through Friday, August 14, 2015

Continue grading for sidewalk between Woodland Avenue and Old School Lane. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing concrete for new side walk and placement of topsoil around new sidewalk at Old Mill Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 at Old Mill Road with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.

Begin excavating and grading for new retaining walls west of Railway Road.

Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts on Route 26 between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Continue placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system at the Route 26 and Roxana Road intersection. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Continue roadway widening activities between Irons Lane and Roxana Road. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Night Shift – Monday August 10, 2015 through Friday, August 14, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets between West Avenue and Town Road in Ocean View. Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Town Road and West Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets east and west of Roxana Road. Motorists should anticipate eastbound lane closures on Route 26 at Roxanna Road with traffic alternating through the work zone and intersection utilizing a flagging operation by law enforcement and construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Tidewater Utilities Inc. – Monday, August 3, 2015 through Friday, August 7, 2015

Continue the installation of new 16 inch water main between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road. Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.


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Anticipated Lane Closures and Work for Route 26

Written on: July 24th, 2015 in Route 26

SUBJECT: SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project Scheduled Lane Closures

Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the SR 26 Mainline Improvement Project during the next week.

Day Shift – Monday, July 27, 2015 through Friday, July 31, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets east of Roxana Road.

Motorists should anticipate an eastbound right turn lane closure on Route 26 east of Roxana Road from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Begin grading for curb and gutter between Old School Lane and the Coastal Point Business Complex. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts between Old School Lane and the Coastal Point business complex with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Begin grading for sidewalk between Woodland Avenue and Old School Lane. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts between Old School Lane and Woodland Avenue with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 07:00AM to 5:00PM.

Begin placing electrical conduit and associated junction wells for new ITS system, east of Old School Lane. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Begin placing concrete for new sidewalks between Club House Road and Old Mill Lane. No lane closures are anticipated for this construction activity.

Continue clean up and placement of topsoil around new sidewalk between Old Mill Road an Cedar Drive. Motorists should anticipate eastbound and westbound lane shifts between Old Mill Road and Cedar Drive with both travel lanes getting through the work zone from 7:00AM to 5:00PM

Night Shift – Monday July 27, 2015 through Friday, July 31, 2015

Continue the installation of drainage pipes and associated drainage inlets between Tyler Drive and West Avenue in Ocean View. Motorists should anticipate eastbound or westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Tyler Drive and West Avenue with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.

Tidewater Utilities Inc. – Monday, July 27, 2015 through Friday, July 31, 2015

Continue the installation of new 16 inch water main between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road. Motorists should anticipate westbound lane closures on Route 26 between Railway Road and Whites Neck Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00PM to 8:00AM.





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