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August 14, 2013 – US Route 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 14th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

On August 13, 2013, New Castle County received a heavy storm which flooded the Route 40 area.  The tracks were completely flooded across the entire roadway.  However, the newly installed drainage system worked very well, which allowed the contractor to get the water level down considerably.  They diverted it through the new system.  A concerted […]


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August 13, 2013 – US 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 13th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

On August 12, Mumford & Miller continued working between train traffic to: Completely excavate the roadway box on both east and west sides of US40 Completely install drainage inlet basins Completely install underdrain pipe Completely install concrete drainage pipe Completely backfill pipe trenches Complete placement of base stone in all roadway areas Worked to install […]


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August 12, 2013 – US 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 12th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

On Saturday (night), August 10, 2013, Mumford & Miller continued working, between train traffic, to complete the following: -Almost all pipe and drainage inlets have been installed -Completed 159 feet of piping -Excavation of roadway box on east side of US 40. -Utilized two excavators, backhoe, dozer, frontend loader, two dump trucks and a trench […]


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August 8, 2013 – Route 40 Railroad Crossing Update

Written on: August 8th, 2013 in Railroad CrossingsRoute 40

Despite the somewhat rainy weather this week (August 5-9, 2013), work on the Route 40 Railroad Crossing Replacement Project did begin. The contractor, Mumford and Miller, who will be doing the drainage and paving work, began testing/locating of utilities, clearing the area, placing riprap at drainage outlets and were able to complete the first 16 […]


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