Route 1 Closures Begin Saturday Night

Middletown – As part of the on-going US 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to the motorists the nighttime closure of SR 1 southbound between US 13 southbound and Pole Bridge Road for the installation of structural components of the new US 301 bridge over SR 1.

9 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 until 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 19

9 p.m. on Sunday, November 19 until 5 a.m. on Monday, November 20

9 p.m. on Monday, November 20 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21

9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, November 22

The week after Thanksgiving: from 9 p.m. on Monday, November 27 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28

SR 1 southbound will be closed between US 13 southbound and Pole Bridge.

Detour Route: Motorists should follow the posted detour to Exit 148/Lorewood Grove Road onto US 13 southbound to Pole Bridge Road and return to SR 1 southbound.

The Tolls will be waived at the entrance to SR 1 southbound from Pole Bridge Road.

Monday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 21 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day

A single left or right lane closure on SR 1 northbound and southbound between the Biddles Toll Plaza and the Roth Bridge.

Motorists should anticipate a single right lane closure along US 13 southbound between the Free Ramp to SR 1 and Port Penn Road.

Single left lane closure along US 13 northbound between Hyetts Corner Road and Port Penn Road.

For further information of the US 301 Mainline Project, please visit

Source: DelDOT

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