Delaware Memorial Bridge (Delaware River and Bay Authority) A project to paint the Delaware Memorial Bridge got really bad last weekend. Seven miles bad. The traffic backed up from the project site on the northbound side, Interstate 295 and then down Interstate 95 northbound to around the Route 1 interchange. That’s why the Delaware River and Bay Authority, which owns …
The controlled burn (DelDOT photo) An accident that closed Interstate 95 near Route 141 took an unusual turn this afternoon when authorities decided to burn off the peroxide being carried in a tractor trailer. The accident involved a pickup truck pulling the trailer bearing the peroxide colliding with a disabled vehicle on the road. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources …
Routes for Wilmington’s 2021 Bike to Work Day. (City of Wilmington) Bike to Work Day will be celebrated Friday in Wilmington, with multiple guided rides that end at the H.B. du Pont Plaza downtown. Registered participants get T-shirts and refreshments. The event is part of a nationwide effort to promote commuting by bicycle and biking in general. May is National …
DelDOT plans sewer work on Grubb, mowing and litter pickup on I-495 and bridge inspections on I-95.
DelDOT plans to ‘create a continuous and connected pedestrian network’ near Concord Mall and Brandywine Town Center.
From 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, the right turn lane will be closed on Basin Road (Route 141) southbound to Commons Boulevard westbound.
The Delaware Nature Society’s nearby Ashland Nature Center will be open during the work, scheduled for April 5-May 17.
Officials cited technologies like high-friction surface treatments, rumble strips and ‘automated enforcement’ (that’s bureaucratese for red-light cameras).
Preliminary work generated minimal congestion – so far. Pandemic restrictions cut commuting traffic, and alternative routes were popular.
DelDOT’s new schedule calls for the work to run Feb. 19-25 on different parts of I-95 southbound in the city.
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