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 the project website.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]