Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo) A part of Interstate 95 southbound in Wilmington will be closed at 7 p.m. Monday night for emergency repair of a guardrail damaged in a crash Tuesday night. The section of I95 between Delaware Avenue and the Jackson Street onramp will reopen about 5 a.m. Thursday, the Delaware Department of Transportation said …
Jen Boes is taking over the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau on July 1. The outdoing executive director of the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau has a parting wish: That residents of Delaware come to appreciate and embrace all the things they can see, do and experience in the First State. Sometimes, said Sarah Ridgway Willoughby, …
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 …
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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