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Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the US301 Mainline Project during the next week.

Written on: March 23rd, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Monday, March 27, 2017 through Thursday, March 30, 2017

Continue bridge construction activities along SR1. Motorists should anticipate single lane closures along northbound or southbound SR1 between the Roth Bridge and Toll Plaza from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, March 20, 2017 through Friday, March 31, 2017

Continue preliminary construction activities for roadway widening along Summit Bridge Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound or southbound lane closures on Summit Bridge Road, north and south of the Armstrong Corner Road/Marl Pit Road intersection, with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Continue preliminary construction activities for roadway widening along Summit Bridge Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound and southbound lane shifts on Summit Bridge Road north and south Armstrong Corner/Marl Pit Road with traffic getting through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 07:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue median reconstruction along existing US301 at Levels Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound and southbound left lane closures on existing US301 at Levels Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Begin temporary line striping and saw cutting for Phase 2 work between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a single left lane or right lane closure on northbound US13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Continue installing light pole bases along the northbound shoulder of US13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound right shoulder closure along US13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities on Boyd’s Corner Road (SR896). Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road (SR896) west of Jamison Corner Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities across Bunker Hill Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Bunker Hill Road near Appoquinimink High School from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Begin temporary line striping and saw cutting for Phase 2 work between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a single left lane or right lane on northbound US13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hyetts Corner Road is closed to traffic between the St. Georges High School and Windsor Commons Way until December 2018. Motorists traveling westbound on Hyetts Corner Road should follow Jamison Corner Road through the roundabout and continue to Boyds Corner Road (SR896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (SR896) to US13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at US13, follow US13 to Boyds Corner Road (SR896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Jamison Corner Road and turn right, follow Jamison Corner road through the roundabout and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

Middle Neck Roads is closed at US301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from US301 should follow the posted detour of Bunker Hill Road to Old Telegraph Road and back to Middle Neck Road.

Strawberry Lane is closed to traffic at US301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from US301 will follow Levels Road (SR15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from US301 will follow Warwick Road (SR299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.


SR141/I95 Ramp Interchange Project

Written on: March 23rd, 2017 in SR141

SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project
March 17, 2017

The contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be installing sheeting piles to widen the I-95 acceleration lane from SR141. They will continue to form and pour a new deck for SR141 southbound and installing storm drains on SR141 northbound. They will continue placing fill for the widening of SR141 southbound and northbound to I-95. They plan on setting bridge beams on the new SR 141 Northbound Bridge at night. There will be a temporary installation of guardrail on eastbound Airport Road at SR141 southbound.

LANE CLOSURES:

Motorists should expect traffic on SR141 southbound and northbound to be reduced to one lane in the construction area during the hours of 9AM to 3PM, Monday thru Friday.

Ramp Exit 5B (NB I-295 to NB SR141/Newport) remains closed until late June 2017. Northbound SR141/Newport should use Exit 5.

On Thursday and Friday, from 9AM to 3PM, there will be a lane shift on eastbound Airport Road.

I-95/SR 141 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures/Shifts on I-95 NB and I-295 NB starting Monday evening, March 20th until Thursday morning March, 23rd. See full Traffic Alert below.

TRAFFIC ALERT:

REVISED DATES: SR 141/I-95 Project Will Require Nighttime Lane/Shifts on I-95 NB, I-295 NB, and Closure of Exits 2 & 3A

Newport (New Castle County) — Due to inclement weather, the nighttime closure dates have been changed to the week of March 20.

The Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be closing the following ramps for bridge deck construction:

7 p.m. on Monday, March 20 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21
Exit 2/DE 141 Southbound to I-295 Northbound
Motorists traveling on DE 141 southbound will follow detour signs to U.S. Route 13 northbound to I-295.

I-95 right lane close (one lane close)

I-295 northbound motorists will use the right lane signed for I-95 northbound and stay on the right lane of I-95 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-295.

7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22; and
7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 23
Exit 3A/DE 141 Northbound Ramp to I-95 Northbound

Motorists traveling east on Commons Boulevard will follow detour signs and take DE 141 southbound to U.S. Route 13 northbound to I-295 to I-95 northbound.

Motorists traveling northeast on Airport Road will follow detour signs, taking DE 141 southbound to U.S. Route 13 to I-295 to I-95 northbound.

Motorists traveling on DE 141 northbound will follow detour signs to DE 141 southbound to U.S. Route 13 to I-295 to I-95 northbound.

I-95 northbound motorists will use the right lanes signed for I-295 northbound and stay on the left lane of I-295 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-95 northbound.

7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22; and
7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 23.
Exit 3A/Route 141 Southbound Ramp to I-95 Northbound

Detour Route: Motorists traveling on SR 141 southbound will follow detour signs to U.S. Route 13 north to I-295 to get to I-95.


Below is an outline of the REVISED anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project during this week.

Written on: March 20th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Friday, March 17, 2017 through Monday, March 20, 2017

U.S. Route 13 will be closed to through between Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 through Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. This closure will detour traffic to Pole Bridge Road, to Port Penn Road and back to U.S. Route 13. Truck traffic will be urged to use State Route 1 as the alternate route for through traffic to points north and south.

Due to the inconvenience caused by this closure the weekend toll rates at Biddles Toll Plaza this weekend will not go in effect. Tolls will remain $1.00 for passenger vehicles and toll rates for three or more axle vehicles will also remain at the normal weekday rate. Vehicles will still be able to access State Route 1 northbound from U.S. Route 13.

Monday, March 20, 2017 through Thursday, March 23, 2017

Continue bridge construction activities along State Route 1. Motorists should anticipate single lane closures along northbound or southbound State Route 1 between the Roth Bridge and Toll Plaza from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, March 20, 2017 through Friday, March 24, 2017

**********<em>Begin preliminary construction activities for roadway widening along Summit Bridge Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound or southbound lane closures on Summit Bridge Road between Armstrong Corner/Marl Pit Road and Old School House Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 09:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Continue median reconstruction along existing U.S. Route 301 at Levels Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound and southbound left lane closures on existing U.S. Route 301 at Levels Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue preliminary work for new traffic pattern and roadway widening. The northbound shoulder of Summit Bridge Road north and south of Armstrong Corner/Marl Pit Road will remain closed for roadway widening.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities on Boyd’s Corner Road (State Route 896). Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) west of Jamison Corner Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities across Bunker Hill Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Bunker Hill Road near Appoquinimink High School from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue drainage work along the northbound shoulder of U.S. Route 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound right shoulder closure along U.S. Route 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hyetts Corner Road is closed to traffic between the St. Georges High School and Windsor Commons Way until December 2018. Motorists traveling westbound on Hyetts Corner Road should follow Jamison Corner Road through the roundabout and continue to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) to U.S. Route 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at U.S. Route 13, follow U.S. Route 13 to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Jamison Corner Road and turn right, follow Jamison Corner road through the roundabout and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

Middle Neck Roads is closed at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from U.S. Route 301 should follow the posted detour of Bunker Hill Road to Old Telegraph Road and back to Middle Neck Road.

Strawberry Lane is closed to traffic at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Levels Road (State Route 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Warwick Road (State Route 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.


Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project during the next week.

Written on: March 16th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Friday, March 17, 2017 through Monday, March 20, 2017

U.S. Route 13 will be closed to through between Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 through Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. This closure will detour traffic to Pole Bridge Road, to Port Penn Road and back to U.S. Route 13. Truck traffic will be urged to use State Route 1 as the alternate route for through traffic to points north and south.

Due to the inconvenience caused by this closure the weekend toll rates at Biddles Toll Plaza this weekend will not go in effect. Tolls will remain $1.00 for passenger vehicles and toll rates for three or more axle vehicles will also remain at the normal weekday rate. Vehicles will still be able to access State Route 1 northbound from U.S. Route 13.

Monday, March 20, 2017 through Thursday, March 23, 2017

Continue bridge construction activities along State Route 1. Motorists should anticipate single lane closures along northbound or southbound State Route 1 between the Roth Bridge and Toll Plaza from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Monday, March 20, 2017 through Friday, March 24, 2017

Continue median reconstruction along existing U.S. Route 301 at Levels Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound and southbound left lane closures on existing U.S. Route 301 at Levels Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue preliminary work for new traffic pattern and roadway widening. The northbound shoulder of Summit Bridge Road north and south of Armstrong Corner/Marl Pit Road will remain closed for roadway widening.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities on Boyd’s Corner Road (State Route 896). Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) west of Jamison Corner Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities across Bunker Hill Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Bunker Hill Road near Appoquinimink High School from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue drainage work along the northbound shoulder of U.S. Route 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound right shoulder closure along U.S. Route 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hyetts Corner Road is closed to traffic between the St. Georges High School and Windsor Commons Way until December 2018. Motorists traveling westbound on Hyetts Corner Road should follow Jamison Corner Road through the roundabout and continue to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) to U.S. Route 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at U.S. Route 13, follow U.S. Route 13 to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Jamison Corner Road and turn right, follow Jamison Corner road through the roundabout and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

Middle Neck Roads is closed at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from U.S. Route 301 should follow the posted detour of Bunker Hill Road to Old Telegraph Road and back to Middle Neck Road.

Strawberry Lane is closed to traffic at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Levels Road (State Route 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Warwick Road (State Route 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.


Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project during the next week.

Written on: March 9th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Monday, March 13, 2017 through Thursday, March 16, 2017

Continue bridge construction activities along State Route 1. Motorists should anticipate single lane closures along northbound or southbound State Route 1 between the Roth Bridge and Toll Plaza from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Monday, March 13, 2017 through Friday, March 17, 2017

Begin median reconstruction along existing U.S. Route 301 at Levels Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound and southbound left lane closures on existing U.S. Route 301 at Levels Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Begin preliminary work for new traffic pattern and roadway widening. The northbound shoulder of Summit Bridge Road north and south of Armstrong Corner/Marl Pit Road will remain closed for roadway widening.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities on Boyd’s Corner Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road west of Jamison Corner Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and other construction activities across Armstrong Corner Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Armstrong Corner Road west of Summit Bridge Road from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities across Bunker Hill Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Bunker Hill Road near Appoquinimink High School from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hyetts Corner Road is closed to traffic between the St. Georges High School and Windsor Commons Way until December 2018. Motorists traveling westbound on Hyetts Corner Road should follow Jamison Corner Road through the roundabout and continue to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) to U.S. Route 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at U.S. Route 13, follow U.S. Route 13 to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Jamison Corner Road and turn right, follow Jamison Corner road through the roundabout and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

Middle Neck Roads is closed at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from U.S. Route 301 should follow the posted detour of Bunker Hill Road to Old Telegraph Road and back to Middle Neck Road.

Strawberry Lane is closed to traffic at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Levels Road (State Route 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Warwick Road (State Route 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.


SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project

Written on: March 9th, 2017 in SR141

SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project
March 3, 2017

The contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be installing sheeting piles to widen the I-95 acceleration lane from SR141. They will continue to form and pour a new deck for SR141 southbound and installing storm drains on SR141 northbound. They will continue placing fill for the widening of SR141 southbound and northbound to I-95. They plan on setting bridge beams on the new SR 141 Northbound Bridge at night.

LANE CLOSURES:

Motorists should expect traffic on SR141 southbound and northbound to be reduced to one lane in the construction area during the hours of 9AM to 3PM, Monday thru Friday.

Ramp Exit 5B (NB I-295 to NB SR141/Newport) remains closed until late June 2017. Northbound SR141/Newport should use Exit 5.

I-95/SR 141 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures/Shifts on I-95 NB and I-295 NB Monday, March 6th to Friday March, 10th. See full Traffic Alert below.

TRAFFIC ALERT:

SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane and Ramp Closures

Newport: The Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., beginning at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 6 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday March 7; and at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday March 8, will be closing/shifting the I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound (two lanes) between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange and also close the Ramp/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 9; plus 8 p.m. on March 9 until 5 a.m. on Friday, March 10, I-95 northbound will be closing and shifting lanes to I-295 northbound and close the Ramps/SR 141 northbound and southbound to I-95 northbound. The nighttime lane and ramp closures are necessary for bridge girder placement.

Nighttime Temporary Lane Closures/Lane Shifts and Ramp Closure
Monday, March 6 and Tuesday, March 7
I-95 northbound two right lanes will be closed.

Ramp/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound closed. Motorists traveling on SR 141 southbound will follow detour signs to U.S. Route 13 north to I-295 to get to I-95 northbound.

I-295 northbound motorists will use the right lane signed for I-95 northbound and stay on the right lane of I-95 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-295.

Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9 (Nighttime Only)
Ramp/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound closed. Motorists traveling on SR 141 southbound will follow detour signs to U.S. Route 13 north to I-295 to I-95 northbound.

Ramp/SR 141 northbound to I-95 northbound closed. Motorists traveling east on Commons Boulevard will follow detour signs, taking SR 141 southbound to U.S. Route 13 north to I-295 to get to I-95 northbound. Motorists traveling northeast on Airport Road will follow detour signs, taking SR 141 southbound to U.S. Route 13 to I-295 to get to I-95 northbound.

Motorists traveling on SR 141 northbound will follow detour signs to SR 141 southbound to U.S. Route 13 north to I-295 to get to I-95 northbound.

I-95 northbound motorists will use the right lanes signed for I-295 northbound and stay on the left lane of I-295 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-95 northbound.

In the event of inclement weather, the work will proceed at 9 p.m. on Friday, March 10 until 5 a.m. on Saturday, March 11.


Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for the week of March 6.

Written on: March 3rd, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Monday, March 6 through Thursday, March 9.

Continue bridge construction activities along SR 1. Motorists should anticipate single lane closures along northbound or southbound SR 1 between the Roth Bridge and Toll Plaza from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 10.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities on Boyd’s Corner Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road, west of Jamison Corner Road from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and other construction activities across Armstrong Corner Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Armstrong Corner Road, west of Summit Bridge Road from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Continue dirt hauling and bridge construction activities across Bunker Hill Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Bunker Hill Road near Appoquinimink High School from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Hyetts Corner Road is closed to traffic between the St. Georges High School and Windsor Commons Way until December 2018. Motorists traveling westbound on Hyetts Corner Road should follow Jamison Corner Road through the roundabout and continue to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) to U.S. Route 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at U.S. Route 13, follow U.S. Route 13 to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Jamison Corner Road and turn right, follow Jamison Corner road through the roundabout and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

Middle Neck Road is closed at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from U.S. Route 301 should follow the posted detour of Bunker Hill Road to Old Telegraph Road and back to Middle Neck Road.

Strawberry Lane is closed to traffic at U.S. Route 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Levels Road (SR 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from U.S. Route 301 will follow Warwick Road (SR 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane





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