Written on: February 16th, 2017 in SR141
SR141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project
February 10, 2017
The contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be installing sheeting piles to widen the I-95 acceleration lane from SR141. They will continue to form and pour a new deck for SR141 southbound and installing storm drains on SR141 northbound. They will continue constructing the concrete structures for the new bridges and placing fill for the widening of SR141 southbound and northbound to I-95.
Motorists should expect traffic on SR141 southbound and northbound to be reduced to one lane in the construction area during the hours of 9AM to 3PM, Monday thru Friday.
There will be multiple lane closures on I-95/295 northbound on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night starting at 8PM until 5AM the following morning. See Traffic Alert below.
Ramp Exit 5B (NB I-295 to NB SR141/Newport) remains closed until late June 2017. Northbound SR141/Newport should use Exit 5.
SR 141/I-95 Ramp Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures/Shifts on I-95 NB and I-295 NB
Newport: The Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) contractor, Mumford and Miller Inc., will be closing/shifting the left lanes on I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and Route 141 northbound interchange beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, February 16.
At 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, I-295 northbound will be closing/shifting lanes until 5 a.m. on Friday, February 17. The nighttime lane/shift closures are necessary for bridge deck construction.
Nighttime Temporary Lane Shift
Wednesday, February 15
I-95 northbound motorists will use the right lanes signed for I-295 northbound and stay on the left lane of I-295 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-95 northbound.
Thursday, February 16
I-295 northbound motorists will use the right lane signed for I-95 northbound and stay on the right lane of I-95 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-295.
In the event of inclement weather, the work will proceed on Friday, February 17 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Saturday, February 18.