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

Written on: April 27th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Monday, May 1, 2017 through Thursday, May 4, 2017

Continue repainting of temporary concrete barrier wall along US 13 south of the on ramp to SR 1. Motorists should anticipate single left lane or right lane closures on northbound and southbound US 13 between Port Penn Road and the on ramp for SR 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 1, 2017 through Friday, May 5, 2017

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

Continue installing light pole bases along the northbound and southbound shoulder of US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound and southbound right shoulder closure along US 13 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 across Summit Bridge Road. Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Summit Bridge Road near North of Marl Pit/Armstrong Corner road from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Continue bridge construction activities on Boyd’s Corner Road (SR 896). Motorists should anticipate an eastbound or westbound lane closure on Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) west of Cedar Lane with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 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.

Port Penn Road at US 13 is restricted to a right turn into and right turn out of Port Penn Road. Traffic accessing southbound US13 from Port Penn Road will follow Port Penn Road to Pole Bridge Road and back to US 13. Traffic accessing Port Penn Road from southbound US 13 will follow US 13 to Pole Bridge Road and back to Port Penn Road. Traffic accessing the Biddles Toll Plaza from northbound US 13 will follow US 13 to the traffic signal at the free ramp to northbound SR 1 and make a U-Turn back to the Biddles Toll Plaza. This closure will remain in effect until June 2018 after the intersection is reconstructed and the new traffic signal becomes operational.

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 (SR 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) to US 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at US 13, follow US 13 to Boyds Corner Road (SR 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 US 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from US 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 US 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Levels Road (SR 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Warwick Road (SR 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.

Monday, May 2, 2017 – Nightshift

Move equipment from median to right shoulder of SR 1. Motorists can expect double lane closures along northbound SR 1 between the Roth Bridge and the Toll Plaza to move equipment from the right shoulder to the median from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 through Thursday, May 4, 2017- Nightshift

Place bridge girders for new bridge over Boyds Corner Road (SR 896). Motorists should anticipate that Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) will be closed to traffic between Cedar Lane and Ratledge Road from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Motorists should follow the posted detour of:

Northbound SR 896 traffic will be detoured via U.S. 13 south onto Marl Pit Road and north onto U.S. 301/SR 71 and return to SR 896.

Southbound SR 896 traffic will be detoured via U.S. 301/SR 71 south onto Marl Pit Road and north on U.S. 13 and back to SR 896.


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

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

Monday, April 24, 2017 through Thursday, April 27, 2017

Continue bridge construction activities along SR 1. Motorists should anticipate a single lane closures along northbound or southbound SR 1 between the Roth Bridge and Toll Plaza from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Continue repainting of temporary concrete barrier wall along US 13 south of the on ramp to SR 1. Motorists should anticipate single left lane or right lane closures on northbound and southbound US 13 between Port Penn Road and the on ramp for SR 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, April 24, 2017 through Friday, April 28, 2017

Continue roadway drainage pipe installation 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 paving activities along existing US 301 at Levels Road. Motorists should anticipate southbound right lane closures on existing US 301 at Levels Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..
Continue installing light pole bases along the northbound and southbound shoulder of US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound and southbound right shoulder closure along US 13 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 (SR 896). Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road (SR 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.
Port Penn Road at US 13 is restricted to a right turn into and right turn out of Port Penn Road. Traffic accessing southbound US 13 from Port Penn Road will follow Port Penn Road to Pole Bridge Road and back to US 13. Traffic accessing Port Penn Road from southbound US 13 will follow US 13 to Pole Bridge Road and back to Port Penn Road. Traffic accessing the Biddles Toll Plaza from northbound US 13 will follow US 13 to the traffic signal at the free ramp to northbound SR 1 and make a U-Turn back to the Biddles Toll Plaza. This closure will remain in effect until June 2018 after the intersection is reconstructed and the new traffic signal becomes operational.

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 (SR 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) to US 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at US 13, follow US 13 to Boyds Corner Road (SR 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 US 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from US 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 US 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Levels Road (SR 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Warwick Road (SR 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – Nightshift

Motorists can expect double lane closures along southbound SR 1 between the Roth Bridge and the Toll Plaza to move equipment from the right shoulder to the median from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.


SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project

Written on: April 17th, 2017 in SR141

SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project
April 14, 2017

The contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be installing sheet piles to widen the I-95 acceleration lane from SR141. They will continue to form and pour a new deck for SR141 southbound and northbound and installing storm drains on SR141 northbound. They will continue placing fill for the widening of SR141 southbound and northbound to I-95. They are working on installing utility infrastructure through the SR 141 and I-95 northbound corridor. They are constructing Overhead Sign Structures Foundations throughout the project.

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 Thursday.

Ramp Exit 5B (NB I-295 to NB SR141/Newport) remains closed until late October 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 starting Monday evening, April 17th until Friday morning April 20th. 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, April 17 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday April 18, will be closing/shifting the I-295 northbound to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past SR 141 northbound interchange and also close the Ramp/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound. This is weather permitting.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19; plus 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 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 deck construction. This is weather permitting.

Nighttime Temporary Lane Closures/Lane Shifts and Ramp Closure
Monday, April 17 (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 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.

In the event of inclement weather, the work will proceed at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 until Wednesday, April 19.

Tuesday, April 18 and Wednesday, April 19 (Nighttime Only)
Ramp/SR 141 southbound to I-95 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, 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 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 until 5 a.m. on Friday, April 21.


QUARTERLY MEETING – US 301 Mainline Project – Construction Information Meeting – Section 2 & Section 3

Written on: April 17th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

QUARTERLY MEETING
US 301 Mainline Project
Construction Information Meeting – Section 2 & Section 3
Maryland/Delaware State Line to the new U.S. Route 301
Interchange with Summit Bridge Road.
At the Middletown Town Hall,
19 West Green Street Middletown, Delaware
Friday, April 28, 2017
10:00AM
If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact the Project Office
utilizing the contact information provided below.
Public Questions/Concerns:
Ken Cimino – On-Site Public Outreach Coordinator
Project Office – (302) 376-5600
Mailing Address: 1050 Industrial Dr., Suite 200
Middletown, Delaware 19709
Need Additional Information – Contact DelDOT Public Relations
Email – dotpr@state.de.us
Toll Free (Instate Only) – 1-800-652-5600
Call – 1-302-760-2080


Below is an outline of the anticipated construction schedule and associated lane closures for work on the US 301 Mainline Project during the week of April 17.

Written on: April 13th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Monday, April 17 through Thursday, April 20

Continue bridge construction activities along SR 1. Motorists should anticipate a 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, April 17 through Friday, April 21

Continue roadway widening activities 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 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Continue roadway widening activities 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 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. AND 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Continue placement of Temporary Concrete Traffic Barrier for Phase 2 work between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate single left lane or right lane closures on northbound and southbound US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Continue installing light pole bases along the northbound shoulder of US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound right shoulder closure along US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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

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 US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9 a.m. until 3 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 (SR 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) to US 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road.  Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at US 13, follow US 13 to Boyds Corner Road (SR 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 US 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from US 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 US 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Levels Road (SR 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Warwick Road (SR 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.


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

Written on: April 6th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301


Monday, April 10, 2017 through Thursday, April 13, 2017

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

Monday, April 10, 2017 through Friday, April 14, 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 US 301 at Levels Road. Motorists should anticipate northbound and southbound left lane closures on existing US 301 at Levels Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Continue temporary line striping, saw cutting, and placement of Temporary Concrete Traffic Barrier for Phase 2 work between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate single left lane or right lane closures on northbound and southbound US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Begin repainting of temporary concrete barrier wall along US 13 south of the on ramp to SR 1. Motorists should anticipate single left lane or right lane closures on northbound and southbound US 13 between Port Penn Road and the on ramp for SR 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Continue installing light pole bases along the northbound shoulder of US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road. Motorists should anticipate a northbound right shoulder closure along US 13 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 (SR 896). Motorists should anticipate a flagging operation by construction personnel on Boyds Corner Road (SR 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.

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 US 13 between Old Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The left turn lane from Port Penn Road to southbound US13 will be closed to traffic until June of 2018. Traffic accessing southbound US13 will follow Port Penn Road to Pole Bridge Road and back to US13.
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 (SR 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) to US 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyett’s Corner Road should turn right at US 13, follow US 13 to Boyds Corner Road (SR 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 US 301. Motorists wishing to access Middle Neck Road from US 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 US 301. Motorists wanting to access the east side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Levels Road (SR 15) to Strawberry Lane. Motorists wanting to access the west side of Strawberry Lane from US 301 will follow Warwick Road (SR 299) to Wilson Street/Strawberry Lane.


QUARTERLY MEETING – US 301 MAINLINE PROJECT

Written on: April 6th, 2017 in US 301 Project UpdatesUS301

Construction Information Meeting #6 – Section 1
South of Boyd’s Corner Road to South of SR 1

At the Middletown Town Hall,
19 West Green Street Middletown, Delaware

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
10:00AM

If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact the field office utilizing the contact information provided below.

Public Questions/Concerns:
Ken Cimino – On-Site Public Outreach Coordinator
Project Office – (302) 376-5600
Mailing Address: 1050 Industrial Dr., Suite 200
Middletown, Delaware 19709

Need Additional Information – Contact DelDOT Public Relations
Email – dotpr@state.de.us
Toll Free (Instate Only) – 1-800-652-5600
Call – 1-302-760-2080





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