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DelDOT Working Through The Night To Clear Roads

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesSafetyWeather Related Notices

Dover — With morning rush hour approaching, many roads throughout Delaware are snow covered, despite Deldot crews working through the night. More than 400 DelDOT employees have spent the night plowing and salting roads, and will continue working all day today. Residents are urged to stay off the roads if possible, today, not only because […]


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If You Must Drive, Follow This Advice #snowDE

Written on: January 3rd, 2014 in Alert MessagesSafetyWeather Related Notices

While ice and snow remain on Delaware roads, the Delaware Department of Transportation advises motorists to avoid driving unless they must drive. And anyone who must drive should heed the advice of the AAA: Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Starting or stopping rapidly increases the likelihood that you will skid. Drive slowly. Even at normal speeds, […]


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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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Up To Four Inches Expected

Written on: December 31st, 2013 in Alert MessagesSafetyWeather Related Notices

The National Weather Service predicts that 1 to 4 inches of snow will fall on Delaware roads Thursday and Friday. DelDOT is watching the weather closely.


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