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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.




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