Written on: September 26th, 2011 in Route 54
Night work operations were extended through the month of September. Day work is expected to resume on October 3. The contractor continues placement of the new drainage pipe. A few remaining pipe runs cannot be completed due to conflicts with Verizon utilities. Once the relocation is performed the drainage system will be completed. The hot-mix wedging […]
Written on: August 29th, 2011 in I95/SR1 Interchange
It is expected that work will begin in mid-September, 2011 and continue until October 2013. Christiana Mall Bridge The abutments and center pier are completed. We are expecting the steel beams that will cross over SR 1 to be delivered in mid-September. The contract is expected to be complete by the end of 2011. For […]
Written on: August 29th, 2011 in Elkton Road
Amstel Road was re-opened the week of August 8.
Written on: August 29th, 2011 in Route 54
Night work operations for pipe installation continue until Labor Day. For more information, please visit the project website at www.deldot.gov/information/projects/sr54_mainline/index.shtml.
Written on: August 29th, 2011 in Indian River Inlet Bridge
The form traveler from the north side of the bridge was successfully lowered onto a barge and sent to Virginia for disassembly on Monday August 15. All deck sections on the north side are now complete. Work continues on the first of 3 remaining segments on the south side of the inlet. The closure pour […]
Written on: July 15th, 2011 in Route 54
See updates to the work schedule for Route 54 Improvement Project by visiting http://www.deldot.gov/information/projects/sr54_mainline/index.shtml.
Written on: July 15th, 2011 in Elkton Road
Amstel Avenue between Elkton Road and College Avenue in Newark is closed. The contractor has started construction of a box culvert, and is scheduled to re-open Amstel Avenue in August prior to the start of the fall semester for University of Delaware. The entire project is scheduled to be complete in December 2012.
The northbound highway speed EZ Pass lanes were opened on June 22 and the southbound lanes were opened overnight on June 25/26. Governor Markell and Senator Carper took a tour of the facility on July 1. We are happy to say we had no significant traffic backups on the July 4th weekend. There is minor punch […]
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced that Cherry Hill Construction Company from Jessup, Maryland has officially been awarded the contract to reconstruct and reconfigure the Route 1 & I-95 Interchange. The project is expected to be completed in a little over 2-years, which is a full year earlier than anticipated. Cherry Hill Construction submitted a […]
Permanent striping operations continue on the “exit” ends of the toll northbound and southbound plazas. Initial striping of the lengthy north approach to the southbound plaza (one half mile south of the rest area to SR 896) was scheduled for the week of June 13. Acceptance testing for the new tolling systems was scheduled to be […]