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 …
DelDOT plans sewer work on Grubb, mowing and litter pickup on I-495 and bridge inspections on I-95.
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.
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.
The I-95 project involves multiple ways to handle congestion, including changes on buses and trains and being on top of traffic when President Biden is in town.
Small devices and a lot of technology are being used to ease travel when I-95 is redone through Wilmington. You can help, too.
The work to redo I-95 in Wilmington also involves a contraflow ramp, a road diet on Maryland Avenue and dedicated bus lines on routes 13 and 202.
In another project, starting Thursday and running through April 14, 4 intersections on Route 40/Pulaski Highway in Bear will get upgraded signals.
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