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Delaware Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

Written on: October 26th, 2012 in Alert Messages Weather Related Notices

 Delaware Department of Transportation         NEWS RELEASE

DelDOT Public Relations                                                 October 26, 2012

Contact: Jim Westhoff, Public Relations

Desk – 302-760-2160;  Mobile – 302-943-3589;


DelDOT is preparing for a possible major storm

Across Delaware, crews are working to minimize any possible traffic hazards if the storm strikes the area.

Dover – The men and women of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) are spending today doing all they can to prepare for the possibility of a major storm striking Delaware, and many will be working over the weekend to ensure the state’s transportation system is as secure as possible.  Below are bullet points detailing their efforts:

 DelDOT storm preparation activities 

 Construction projects this weekend 

 DART and Paratransit

  Bridge Safety

 Indian River Inlet Bridge and Route 1 at the beach


 Closures after the storm

 List of overhead signs being removed in Sussex County:

As a precautionary measure, DelDOT crews and contractors are removing 12 large, span-wire overhead signs in Sussex County.