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What’s Happening At The Indian River Inlet Bridge – March 2011

Written on: March 7th, 2011 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

Construction: Spring will be a busy time of year at the bridge. Both form travelers are now in service. On the north side of the inlet we already poured one 24’ deck section, and are in the process of pouring the next section. The first 24’ section on the south side of the inlet has […]


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What’s Happening At The Indian River Inlet Bridge – February 2011

Written on: February 15th, 2011 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

Construction: The next several months will consist of regular concrete pours as Skanska continues the process of building the bridge deck over the inlet. Every few weeks, an additional 24 feet of bridge length will be completed with each form traveler. As the bridge deck is built, temporary and permanent stay cables will continue to […]


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Road Work Continues – Road Conditions Improved

Written on: January 27th, 2011 in Weather Related Notices

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) crews continued working through the morning and into the afternoon, to clear roads of snow and ice from the overnight storm, and prepare for colder temperatures that will change conditions for motorists tonight.  Overall, conditions are improved from this morning’s commute. In DelDOT’s North District (I95 and North), primary roads […]


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DelDOT ready for changing conditions

Written on: January 26th, 2011 in Weather Related Notices

Crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continue to work on roadways in some portions of the state, as the department mobilizes its response to changing weather conditions.  Additional crews are on stand-by and can be recalled if needed. In DelDOT’s North District (I-95 and North) and Canal District (south of I95 to Kent […]


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DelDOT crews at work – monitoring conditions

Written on: January 26th, 2011 in Weather Related Notices

The precipitation expected to impact Delaware began throughout the state earlier than expected.  Department of Transportation (DelDOT) crews are at work, and are responding as needed in different parts of the state.  In DelDOT’s North District (I95 and North) and Canal District (south of I95 to Kent County), primary roadways are mostly wet; however some […]


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Elkton Road Construction Update

Written on: January 19th, 2011 in Elkton Road

The contractor will be removing existing road surface from Gravenor Lane to Short Lane. Drainage pipes are being installed from Short Lane to West Park Place and the sewer line is being replaced from Rittenhouse Road to Old Barksdale Road. The contractor, Greggo & Ferrera, will have intermittent lane closures as needed. Delmarva Power will be closing […]


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What’s Happening Now At Indian River Inlet Bridge – January 2011

Written on: December 28th, 2010 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

Form Traveler Launches! As we move into 2011, we will find the northside form traveler is being launched and attached to the bridge. The southside form traveler will be launched in January. These travelers will be used to construct the concrete bridge deck segments that cross the inlet. The first concrete pours will occur in […]


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I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza Project Updates – DelDOT Partners with the I-95 Coalition

Written on: December 22nd, 2010 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

DelDOT is partnering with the I-95 Corridor Coalition to make your holiday drive a little easier this season.  For those traveling throughout the I-95 Corridor from Maine to Florida, the Coalition has created a travel planning site, www.i95travelinfo.net, that will provide real-time traffic information and estimated drive times for roadways in and between major metropolitan […]


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I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza Project Updates – Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

Written on: December 20th, 2010 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

DelDOT would like to remind everyone that as the Christmas and New Year’s holidays approach, construction at the I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza is continuing. Reduced toll lane access and altered traffic patterns will greatly impact holiday travelers.  These factors, combined with the anticipated increase of holiday traffic, will result in serious backups and travel delays, […]


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Indian River Inlet Bridge – What’s Happening Now (Fall 2010)

Written on: December 16th, 2010 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

 Construction continues on the new Indian River Inlet Bridge. Three main activities will be occurring on site this month – stay cable installation, transition pier construction and the launching of the form traveler. Stay Cables Initial stressing of the stay cables (the blue cables that support the bridge) for several stays is complete. The bridge […]


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