Written on: January 4th, 2014 in Alert Messages, Elkton Road, Ellendale, Georgetown, I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza, I95/SR1 Interchange, Indian River Inlet Bridge, Kent, Milford, Millsboro, New Castle, Route 1, Route 26, Route 40, Route 54, Safety, Sussex, US113, US301, Weather 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 […]
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 […]
Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert Messages, Elkton Road, Ellendale, Georgetown, I-95, I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza, I95/SR1 Interchange, Indian River Inlet Bridge, Kent, Milford, Millsboro, New Castle, Railroad Crossings, Route 1, Route 26, Route 40, Route 54, Safety, Sussex, US113, Weather 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.