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FAQ’s about the SR 26 Mainline Project

Written on: December 4th, 2012 in Route 26

Frequently Asked Questions – SR 26 Mainline Project You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers about the SR 26 Mainline construction project   Q:  When will the next public information meeting be held for the SR 26 Mainline Project? A:  The next public informational meeting for the project will be held in Spring 2013. This will […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: December 3rd, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Noxon Tenancy, 7NC-F-133 Feature Excavation – Over the last two weeks (excluding Thanksgiving) Berger has focused on Feature excavation.  Excavation of Feature 1 is now complete.  The feature proved to be highly irregular. It looks more like two adjacent three throws than a structure.  Feature 1 produced 569 historic artifacts and 578 pieces of […]


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Elkton Road Project – Update

Written on: November 28th, 2012 in Elkton Road

The Elkton Road Project, from Gravenor Lane to Delaware Avenue in the City of Newark, is getting close to being completed. There is approximately two to three weeks more of milling remaining as well as the placement of the top surface of hot mix. After all of the hot mix is placed, the final striping will […]


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SR26 Night Work Survey Results

Written on: November 19th, 2012 in Route 26

On October 11, 2012, DelDOT sent 194 surveys via certified mail to the property owners within the SR26 Mainline project limits. The survey is required by law in Delaware when DelDOT is considering doing road work during night time hours. According to the law, however the majority vote determines whether or not night work will be […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: November 19th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Small Bowl or Porringer from the Noxon Tenancy   This week we finished stripping the topsoil from the Noxon Tenancy Site and started working on our features. Before archaeologists dig into a feature, it is always photographed, mapped, and drawn.  So we made a careful map of the site, took the necessary pictures, and then […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: November 14th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Excavation of the cellar hole at the Elkins B site by Hunter Research, Inc. continues to produce a wealth of artifacts and information as we proceed towards the floor.  Items of interest thus far this week are a small lead bird shot, a host of faunal remains (including fish scales), a thimble and a half […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: November 14th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

The crew from the Louis Berger Group is back in the field in Delaware, this time at the Noxon Tenant Site. The Noxon Tenancy is a small farm site dating to around 1750, in a field not far from Armstrong Corners. Since this spot was part of a huge property belonging to a wealthy speculator, […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: November 9th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Flotation Sample Well, November started out on a good note for Hunter Research, Inc.  The Elkins B site survived Hurricane Sandy and with each and every shovel full of soil from our cellar hole we are finding new and interesting artifacts which help us to better understand the folks who lived on this property […]


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SR26 Utility Coordination Meeting Minutes

Written on: November 9th, 2012 in Route 26

DelDOT, Delmarva Power, and Verizon met this past Monday to discuss the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the start date of early action utility relocations on SR 26, coordination of relocation work with other ongoing projects, inspection issues and other outstanding issues affecting the bulk of the Mainline relocations. Click here to read the minutes from this […]


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The SR 26 blog – Introducing Project Manager Tom Banez

Written on: November 8th, 2012 in Route 26

Editor’s Note:  DelDOT continues to keep the public informed about The SR 26 construction project.  In this post, we share the biography of SR 26 Project Manager Tom Banez:  Tom Banez has been a resident of Dover, Delaware since 1966, and spent most of his summers in North Bethany.  He graduated from Dover High School in […]


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