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Route 1 northbound Mall Road exit to close Thursday into Friday

Charles Megginson Headlines, Traffic

Route 1 Northbound exit to Christiana Fashion Center. Google Maps The offramp to Christiana Fashion Center between Route 1 northbound and Mall Road will be closed from 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 until 6 a.m. on Friday, March 11 for repairs. Christiana Fashion Center is the shopping center that includes REI, The Container Store, Nordstrom Rack and Best Buy. …

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

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

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

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. …

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

EZ Pass lanes on I-95 closed this week

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

I-95 toll plaza. DelDOT file photo The EZ Pass lanes in both directions at the I-95 Newark Toll Plaza are closed this week for patching and striping. During the work, motorists will utilize the CASH lanes, and the Delaware Department of Transportation advises anticipating lane shifts and slowdowns. The work is scheduled to end at 5 a.m. Friday, pending weather. Ken …

Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo

Delaware clears up after wind, rain and high tide

Ken Mammarella Government

Route 1 in Sussex County on Friday. DelDOT photo By noon Saturday, it appears that the worst was over from the miserable conditions on Friday — high winds, heavy rain and tidal surges — that closed roads throughout Delaware. That said, “motorists are urged to drive with caution because standing water may still be present” on shoulders, Delaware State Police warned. …

Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo

Woodland Beach evacuated; Route 1 closed in coastal Sussex

Ken Mammarella Government

Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo Friday’s weather was as miserable as predicted, with strong winds, coastal flooding, a warning of flash floods and multiple roads closed or impassible. The flooding forced the evacuation of Woodland Beach in Kent County and closed part of Route 1 in Sussex County and other roads throughout the state, the Delaware Department of …

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Delaware Memorial Bridge sets a record for September traffic

Ken Mammarella Government & Politics, Headlines

Delaware Memorial Bridge (Delaware River and Bay Authority) The Delaware Memorial Bridge this year set a record for September traffic, the Delaware River and Bay Authority announced, with 1,506,880 vehicles. Continued strength in commercial traffic and passenger car volumes offsets weakness in daily commuter numbers, with so many people still working from home. “The Delaware Memorial Bridge has now set …

Delaware Memorial Bridge (Delaware River and Bay Authority)

You’ve been warned: weekend lane closures on Del. Memorial Bridge

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

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)

Burning off peroxide after I-95 accident triggers stay at home warning

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

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 …