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Indian River Inlet Bridge – Update

Written on: June 16th, 2011 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

North main span stay segment 14 of 19 has been completed; south main span stay segment 13 of 19 to be completed this week.  Several concrete pours are scheduled this week including: north edge girder pour on form traveler, two deck pours on form traveler (one north and one south), south ballast area deck pour, […]


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Route 54 Project – Updates

Written on: June 16th, 2011 in Route 54

Beginning Friday June 17, there will be a change in the Route 54 work schedule since the project will be continuing through the summer. The Route 54 project is to widen the roadway between Route 20 and the Mallard Lakes development – it will include improved left turn lanes, bike lanes and sidewalks. Allowing work […]


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Elkton Road Construction – Update

Written on: June 16th, 2011 in Elkton Road

Amstel Avenue between Elkton Road and College Avenue in Newark will be closed starting on Monday, June 20, and end on Friday, July 15, pending weather.  The contractor will construct a box culvert, install water and sewer mains, construct ADA curbs with sidewalks, and pave the roadway.  The entire project is scheduled to be complete […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: June 16th, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

The contractor is continuing to aggressively pursue work on the project.  Tasks include excavation for the stormwater management ponds, drainage installation, placing fill material for Ramp G1, and the abutment and wingwalls on the west side of SR 1.  The contractor is driving piling for the abutment on the east side of SR 1.  Rehabilitation work on […]


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Indian River Inlet Bridge – Update

Written on: May 23rd, 2011 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

Concrete pours using the form traveler continue with nine of 24 total sections having been completed.   Other bridge building activities continue to progress as scheduled with the anticipated availability to traffic occurring by late 2011.  Currently, the Phase II traffic pattern is in effect.  Route 1 northbound and southbound will be in dual single-lane […]


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Elkton Road Construction – Update

Written on: May 23rd, 2011 in Elkton Road

Phase 3 is scheduled to begin on May 31st.  This phase is the disincentive period where the contractor must reconstruct the northbound lanes of Elkton Road before the University of Delaware’s fall semester begins in August.  The City of Newark has added sanitary sewer work to the project that may delay our contractor’s work.  Work […]


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I-95 Toll Plaza Project – Update

Written on: May 23rd, 2011 in I-95I-95 Delaware Toll Plaza

Final surface paving for northbound cash lanes (north and south of the plaza) continued throughout the week of May 16, weather permitting.  Installations of northbound overhead sign structure trusses between the Maryland state line and the toll plaza were rescheduled to begin Thursday night, 5/19/2011.  A left lane closure of southbound I-95 is needed to complete […]


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I-95/SR 1 Interchange Project – Update

Written on: May 23rd, 2011 in I-95I95/SR1 Interchange

The contractor is continuing to aggressively pursue work on the project by working seven days a week.  Tasks include excavation for the stormwater management ponds, drainage installation, placing fill material for Ramp G1, and sheet pile installation for the Christiana Mall pond should begin by the end of the week.  The contractor has placed the concrete […]


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Indian River Inlet Bridge – Update

Written on: April 28th, 2011 in Indian River Inlet Bridge

Construction:    Currently, Skanska is working on the fourth pour of 12 pours on the northside of the bridge, and on pour three of 12 on the southside of the bridge.  New sets of stay cables will continue to be installed with each new 24’ section of bridge being constructed by the form traveler.   Proper stay […]


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Elkton Road Construction – Update

Written on: April 21st, 2011 in Elkton Road

A value engineering proposal (VEP) has been proposed to and accepted by the Department to allow the contractor to enter into Phase III traffic pattern earlier than planned. The proposal allows the contractor an alternate method to install the new water main.  The VEP change will save DelDOT money  and will give the contractor a […]


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