Just In: Extreme Heat Causes Damage To Route 1, Emergency Repairs Ordered

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TRAFFIC ALERT: DelDOT to Perform Emergency Repairs to Route 1 SB in Milford beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Lane closures will occur on Route 1 SOUTHBOUND in Milford beginning at 6:00 p.m. this evening until 9 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019, for emergency road repairs due to heat-related heaving of the road.

The location of the lane closure will occur just south of the new Northeast Front Street interchange in Milford in the area of mile marker 42. DelDOT will be working to complete the repair as quickly as possible. Motorists should expect delays in this area beginning Thursday evening and into Friday morning.

DelDOT will be removing a 10-foot section of the road and installing a temporary patch to resolve the issue until a permanent repair is scheduled at a later date.


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