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Chance Of Freezing Rain Between 30 Percent and 40 Percent

Written on: January 4th, 2014 in Alert MessagesElkton RoadEllendaleGeorgetownI-95 Delaware Toll PlazaI95/SR1 InterchangeIndian River Inlet BridgeKentMilfordMillsboroNew CastleRoute 1Route 26Route 40Route 54SafetySussexUS113US301Weather Related Notices

Freezing rain could affect Delaware roads Sunday morning. According to the Delaware Department of Transportation, New Castle County faces a 30 percent to 40 percent chance of freezing rain between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. Kent County faces a 30 percent chance of freezing rain between 12 a.m. and early morning. And Sussex County faces […]


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DelDOT Scaling Back Road Crews Overnight

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesElkton RoadEllendaleGeorgetownI-95I-95 Delaware Toll PlazaI95/SR1 InterchangeIndian River Inlet BridgeKentMilfordMillsboroNew CastleRailroad CrossingsRoute 1Route 26Route 40Route 54SafetySussexUS113US301Weather Related Notices

As darkness and dropping temperatures slowed progress, the Delaware Department of Transportation scaled back road-clearing crews in New Castle County shortly after sunset. DelDOT will reduce road-clearing crews in Kent County at 8 p.m. and will reduce road-clearing crews in Sussex County at 9 p.m. Partial crews will remain on duty throughout the night to monitor […]


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DelDOT Battles Drifts And Near-Zero Temperatures

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesElkton RoadEllendaleGeorgetownI-95I-95 Delaware Toll PlazaI95/SR1 InterchangeIndian River Inlet BridgeKentMilfordMillsboroNew CastleRailroad CrossingsRoute 1Route 26Route 40Route 54SafetySussexUS113Weather Related Notices

Across Delaware, DelDOT crews continue to battle drifting snow and frigid temperatures. The major challenges now are winds that blow the snow back into the roadways and low temperatures that cause the road salt to be less effective. Primary and secondary roads statewide are covered in a thin layer of packed snow and ice. Despite […]


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Snowfall Ending; Hazardous Conditions Remain #snowDE

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesElkton RoadEllendaleGeorgetownI-95I-95 Delaware Toll PlazaI95/SR1 InterchangeIndian River Inlet BridgeKentMilfordMillsboroNew CastleRailroad CrossingsRoute 1Route 26Route 40Route 54SafetySussexUS113US301Weather Related Notices

As of 4:30 a.m., the National Weather Service reports that steady precipitation is ending. No new accumulation is expected, although snow flurries could linger for a couple of hours. Temperatures might drop as low as 0 as the day progresses. Temperatures well below freezing and high winds will likely contribute to hazardous driving conditions. Snowfall […]


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Snow Deepens; DelDOT Targets Primary Roads #snowDE

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesElkton RoadEllendaleGeorgetownI-95I-95 Delaware Toll PlazaI95/SR1 InterchangeIndian River Inlet BridgeKentMilfordMillsboroNew CastleRailroad CrossingsRoute 1Route 26Route 40Route 54SafetySussexUS113US301Weather Related Notices

As of 4:07 a.m., the Delaware Department of Transportation reports that all of its snow-removal crews are active, plowing and salting roads while precipitation continues to fall on New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. Four to six inches of snow lie upon roads in New Castle . Four to seven inches of snow lie upon […]


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All Roads Snow-Covered; All Snow Crews Busy #snowDE

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesElkton RoadEllendaleGeorgetownI-95I-95 Delaware Toll PlazaI95/SR1 InterchangeIndian River Inlet BridgeKentMilfordMillsboroNew CastleRailroad CrossingsRoute 1Route 26Route 40Route 54SafetySussexUS113US301Weather Related Notices

As of 12:20 a.m., Delaware roads are covered with snow as deep as four inches in parts of New Castle and as little as half an inch in parts of Sussex. All DelDOT snow-removal crews are busy, plowing snow and spreading salt on primary roads, secondary roads, bridges and bus routes.


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August 22, 2013 – Route 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 22nd, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

Here is your final update on the Route 40 Railroad Crossing Replacement Project.  Final concrete work has been completed for median island.  Concrete work now complete. The remaining pavement in the median removed and final grading completed.  Restoration of median is now complete.  Final surface paving completed in the east bound direction and one lane […]


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August 19, 2013 – Route 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 19th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

The Route 40 railroad crossing reopened as of Saturday, August 17th at approximately 8pm.  While the roadway and crossing have reopened to traffic, there will be limited lane closures in the area to complete the final paving. The lane closures will take place this week (August 19-23) from 7:30pm until 5am. Track work, drainage and sidewalks are complete.  This […]


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August 16, 2013 – Route 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 16th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

Norfolk Southern is finalizing the railroad grades on the Route 40 Railroad Crossing Project.  Contractors are continuing paving work on the site, with paving tie-in work occurring today, tonight and through the weekend. Overall work is progressing very well.


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August 15, 2013 – Route 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 15th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 during the day, the contractor completed the final drainage pipe run under the railroad tracks.  All drainage across Route 40 is now fully operational.  To complete the work they utilized two superintendents, two operators, two skilled laborers, and three unskilled laborers along with excavators, a backhoe, a frontend loader, and a […]


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