TSD Review April 21

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – April 21, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community UDance hopes to break fundraising record for childhood cancer She’s back: Museum of Nature and Science sets reopening events Road worker hit by driver urges patience in construction zones Restore the Corridor speeders to get tickets starting Monday Film screening part of Rehoboth museum’s storm of ’62 exhibit Learn some Delaware history at these …

Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo)

Restore the Corridor speeders will get tickets starting Monday

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Interstate 95   Since January, drivers entering the Restore the Corridor construction zone in Wilmington have been warned the speed limit has been lowered to 45 mph and is checked by cameras. Starting Monday, April 18, tickets will start being issued using those cameras, the Delaware Department of Transportation announce Friday. First-time offenders will get a warning. All subsequent violations …

Officials are considering capping I-95 to improve Wilmington's cityscape. (Wilmapco)

Planning Council: If I-95 is capped, what should go there?

Ken Mammarella Headlines

Officials are considering capping I-95 to improve Wilmington’s cityscape. (Wilmapco)   A regional planning agency is gathering public input on what to do if land is created over part of Interstate 95 in Wilmington during the Restore the Corridor project. The Wilmington Area Planning Council is running an online survey that ends Jan. 21. It follows two hearings on capping …

Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo)

DelDOT to use electronic speed cameras on I-95 construction

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo)   With traffic accidents up 49% since Restore the Corridor work started in Wilmington, DelDOT says it will begin using speed cameras to ticket those who aren’t following work zone rules. The Electronic Speed Safety Program will start Monday, Jan. 17, and only be in effect in Wilmington until the end of …

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Phase two of I-95 rehabilitation to bring new traffic patterns, closures

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo by Chris Boswell, Getty Images. As the I-95 Restore the Corridor project in Wilmington transitions to its second phase, DelDOT officials have announced upcoming changes to traffic patterns. Phase two construction will require closures of I-95 Southbound in Wilmington throughout the month of December, including: Monday, December 13 through Thursday, December 16, 2021: Overnight Closures (9 PM to 5 …

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One northbound I95 ramp to close, another to open Sunday night

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Weather permitting,  one ramp allowing access to northbound Interstate 95 in Wilmington will close Sunday night, Aug. 1, and another will open. That means routes will change by Monday morning for traffic going into and out of the city. Closing will be the Adams Street/Delaware Avenue on-ramp for I95 northbound Opening will be the 10th Street/Adams Street On-Ramp to …

Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo)

Warning: I95 southbound to be closed in city tonight for repairs

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

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 …