I-95 toll plaza. www.ezpassde.com file photo

Closures for toll plaza, I-95/Route 141 interchange, Route 9

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

I-95 toll plaza. www.ezpassde.com file photo

I-95 toll plaza. www.ezpassde.com file photo

Painting, construction and flooding are the reasons behind some upcoming road closures in New Castle County, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation.

EZ Pass lanes on I-95

The I-95 Newark Toll Plaza northbound and southbound EZ Pass lanes will be closed for patching and striping, 9 a.m. Nov. 15 through 5 a.m. Nov. 18, pending weather.

During the closure, motorists will utilize the CASH lanes – and are warned about potential slowdowns. The EZ Pass work started last week.

I-95 and Route 141 ramps

As part of the long-running improvements to the interchange of Route 141 and I-95, nighttime paving will close multiple ramps 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday-Friday Nov. 11-12 and Monday-Friday Nov. 15-19.

The ramps affected are Exits 5A and 5B on I-95 southbound and Exits 3B on Route 141 northbound and southbound, Newport.

Variable message boards and detour routes will be posted.

Route 9

Route 9/St. Augustine Road, between Belts Road and Sixth Street, near Middletown is closed until further notice, due to washout from last week’s flooding.

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