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I-95 Toll Plaza Project – Update

Written on: July 15th, 2011 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

The northbound highway speed EZ Pass lanes were opened on June 22 and the southbound lanes were opened overnight on June 25/26.   Governor Markell and Senator Carper took a tour of the facility on July 1.  We are happy to say we had no significant traffic backups on the July 4th weekend.   There is minor punch […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: July 15th, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced that Cherry Hill Construction Company from Jessup, Maryland has officially been awarded the contract to reconstruct and reconfigure the Route 1 & I-95 Interchange. The project is expected to be completed in a little over 2-years, which is a full year earlier than anticipated. Cherry Hill Construction submitted a […]


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I-95 Toll Plaza Project – Update

Written on: June 16th, 2011 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

Permanent striping operations continue on the “exit” ends of the toll northbound and southbound plazas.  Initial striping of the lengthy north approach to the southbound plaza (one half mile south of the rest area to SR 896) was scheduled for the week of June 13.   Acceptance testing for the new tolling systems was scheduled to be […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: June 16th, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

The contractor is continuing to aggressively pursue work on the project.  Tasks include excavation for the stormwater management ponds, drainage installation, placing fill material for Ramp G1, and the abutment and wingwalls on the west side of SR 1.  The contractor is driving piling for the abutment on the east side of SR 1.  Rehabilitation work on […]


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I-95 Toll Plaza Project – Update

Written on: May 23rd, 2011 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

Final surface paving for northbound cash lanes (north and south of the plaza) continued throughout the week of May 16, weather permitting.  Installations of northbound overhead sign structure trusses between the Maryland state line and the toll plaza were rescheduled to begin Thursday night, 5/19/2011.  A left lane closure of southbound I-95 is needed to complete […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: May 23rd, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

The contractor is continuing to aggressively pursue work on the project by working seven days a week.  Tasks include excavation for the stormwater management ponds, drainage installation, placing fill material for Ramp G1, and sheet pile installation for the Christiana Mall pond should begin by the end of the week.  The contractor has placed the concrete […]


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I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza Project – Update

Written on: April 21st, 2011 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

Final surface paving of available southbound areas, south of the plaza is scheduled to begin Monday night, April 18, using  progressive single and double lane closures (all lanes).  Double lanes closures cannot begin until 11 PM.  Installations of northbound overhead sign structure trusses between the Maryland state line and the toll plaza are rescheduled to […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: April 21st, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

Christiana Mall Bridge: Work started at the beginning of March to construct a new bridge spanning SR1 that will ultimately serve as a new entrance to Christiana Mall once completed.  This project is part of the larger mall interchange project that is currently out for bid.  The contractor is currently constructing storm water management facilities […]


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I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza Project – Update

Written on: March 22nd, 2011 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

Work continues at the toll plaza as glass panels are placed for the exterior facing of the new overhead walkway.  The roadwork construction continues in the Northbound and Southbound direction for the new inside High Speed EZ Pass lanes, as well as the outside approach roadway reconstruction leading to the toll plaza. The contractor maintains […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: March 22nd, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

Christiana Mall Bridge Work started at the beginning of March to construct a new bridge spanning SR1 that will ultimately serve as a new entrance to Christiana Mall once completed.  This project is part of the larger mall interchange project that is currently out for bid.  The contractor is currently clearing the work site and […]


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