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Current And Upcoming New Castle County Road Projects

12th Street On-Ramp to I-495 Southbound
Duration: 12/05/2018 12:00 AM to 12/21/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure of on-ramp from 7 AM until 7 PM, Monday through Friday for concrete patching. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Airport Road Closed at Nonesuch Creek 
Duration: Begins 09/13/2018 12:00 AM until further notice
Impact / Effect:

Road closed due to flooding.

Airport Road between SR 273 and Churchmans Road (Canal)
Duration: 12/15/2018 12:00 AM to 12/15/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Intermittent daytime lane closures from 8 AM until 4 PM for the installation of raised pavement markers.

Barley Mill Road (Mt. Cuba Center Bridge) between Brackenville Road an the Mt. Cuba Center Entrance (Bridge Section)
Duration: 12/19/2018 12:00 AM to 12/20/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime alternating one-way traffic on Barley Mill Road for the inspection of the bridge from 9 AM until 3 PM.

Brookside Drive between Valley Road and South DuPont Road
Duration: 10/22/2018 12:00 AM to 02/20/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Road closed for Richardson Park Pump Station Phase I. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Centerville Road Ramp to SR 141 NB and Boxwood Road (Delmarva Power – Gas)
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 12/17/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime Closure of ramp from 9 AM until 3 PM for annual maintenance of gas valve. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

East Cleveland Avenue and Mc Kees Lane/Winner Boulevard Intersection
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 02/22/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime lane and shoulder from 9 AM until 3 PM for the installation of pedestrian safety crossing. Flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists and anticipate lane shifts in this area.

East Front Street between North French Street and North Walnut Street
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 04/15/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Road closure for reconstruction and widening. Detour signage will be posted for pedestrians and motorists.

Exit 1/I-495 Northbound to US 13 Northbound (Bridge over US 13)
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 12/20/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure of ramp from 9 AM until 4 PM for maintenance of the bridge. Detour signage will be posted to motorists.

Exit 11/I-95 Northbound Off Ramp to Naamans Road (Bridge over I-495 Northbound) 
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 12/17/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Closure of ramp from 9 AM until 3 PM for repairs to the bridge bearings. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Exit 2/SR 141 Southbound to I-295 Northbound
Duration: 12/16/2018 12:00 AM to 12/22/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure of the ramp from 9 AM until 3 PM for the construction. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Exit 3/I-495 Southbound (Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad) and 12th Street
Duration: 12/19/2018 12:00 AM to 04/30/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Closure at 1 AM on December 10, 2018 for the rehabilitation of the bridge. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Exit 3/I-495 northbound to 12th Street
Duration: 11/13/2018 12:00 AM to 12/14/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure from 7 AM until 7 PM, Monday through Friday for paving.

Detour: Motorists are directed to take Exit 4/I-495 northbound to I-495 southbound. From there, they can take Exit 3/I-495 southbound to 12th Street.

Exit 3A/SR 141 Northbound to I-95 Northbound (Canal)
Duration: 12/16/2018 12:00 AM to 12/21/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure from 9 AM until 3 PM for riprap and hot-mix paving. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Exit 3A/SR 141 Southbound to I-95 Northbound (SR 141/I-95 Interchange Ramps)
Duration: 12/16/2018 12:00 AM to 12/21/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure from 9 AM until 3 PM for construction.

Exit 3B/Route 141 southbound to I-95 Southbound (T201506402-Chapman)
Duration: 12/16/2018 12:00 AM to 12/19/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Nighttime closure of ramp from 7 PM until 5 AM for drainage repairs. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Exit 5/I-95 Northbound to Naamans Road
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 12/21/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime closure of ramp from 9 AM until 3 PM for construction.

Foulk Road between Silverside Road and Pennsylvania State Line
Duration: 11/26/2018 12:00 AM to 12/21/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime intermittent lane closure from 7 AM until 7 PM with lane shifts for concrete patching. Flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists.

Front Street and Walnut Street Intersection (Traffic Signal Construction)
Duration: 12/14/2018 12:00 AM to 12/14/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Removal of old signals will require closure of Front Street from 9 PM on December 14, 2018 until 4 AM on December 15, 2018. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

Hyetts Corner Road between the St. Georges High School and Windsor Commons Way
Duration: 03/01/2017 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Road closure effective Wednesday, March 1 until late December 2018 to construct the new Hyetts Corner Road Bridge over the new US 301 Mainline Project.

Detour Routes:

Motorists traveling westbound on Hyetts Corner Road follow Jamison Corner Road through the roundabout and continue to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) to US 13 and turn left, and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

Motorists traveling eastbound on Hyetts Corner Road turn right at US 13, follow US 13 to Boyds Corner Road (State Route 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Jamison Corner Road and turn right and back to Hyetts Corner Road.

I-495, I-95, and Delaware Avenue
Duration: 10/29/2018 12:00 AM to 01/11/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Shoulder closure for removal of signage.

Interstate and District Wide Road System
Duration: 12/29/2017 12:00 AM to 12/31/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Intermittent lane closures and ramp lane shifts may occur for sweeping operations, pothole repairs, guardrail repairs, bridge inspections, and general maintenance of roadways.

Jamison Corner Road at Boyds Corner Road (T200912002-Group 1)
Duration: 03/19/2018 12:00 AM to 04/05/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime intermittent lane closure for the week of December 17, 2018 for paving operations. Flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists.

Intermittent lane and/or shoulder closures from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. This construction will consist of the following: 12-foot travel lanes, 8-foot shoulders, 5-foot bike paths. and a 10-foot shared use path.

Variable message boards will be posted in advance.

Mopar Drive and South College Avenue
Duration: 11/26/2018 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Mopar Drive (24/7) is closed at South College Avenue. Please follow detour signage.

South College Avenue southbound/northbound from 7 AM until 4 PM weekdays will have intermittent lane closures AND Farm Lane for signal, curb, and drainage work.

NRTC Bus Loop closed due to construction.

Old Corbitt Road (Bridge over Appoquinimink River) between SR 299 and Route 9 (Odessa)
Duration: Begins 09/19/2018 12:00 AM until further notice
Impact / Effect:

Road closed until further notice.

Pyles Ford Road between Kennett Pike and Center Meeting Road (DelDOT) (North District)
Duration: Begins 09/24/2018 12:00 AM until further notice
Impact / Effect:

Road closed due to collapsed culvert.

SR 100/DuPont Road (Bridge over East Penn Railroad) between Faulkland Road and New Road
Duration: 02/19/2018 12:00 AM to 04/12/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Roadway closure for the rehabilitation of the bridge. Detour signage will be posted.

SR 141 Newport Viaduct (Bridge over Christina River)
Duration: 11/26/2018 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

9 PM until 5 AM Rolling roadblocks on SR 141 northbound between I-95 ramp to north of Newport Exit for jacking of pier ten.

SR 141 Southbound On-Ramp to I-95 Southbound (North District)
Duration: 12/10/2018 12:00 AM to 12/20/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Nighttime closure of ramp for drainage work from 7 PM until 5 AM, pending weather. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

SR 141 and I-95 Interchange Ramps G & F Improvements
Duration: 03/10/2016 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

SR 141 NB and SB reduced to one lane for bridge construction.

Daytime closure of Exits 2 and 3A from 9 AM until 3 PM for construction work.

SR 141 southbound lane closures from 7 PM until 5 AM for sign structure installation.

SR 141 northbound between I-95 Ramp to north of Newport Exit 
Duration: 10/25/2018 12:00 AM to 10/11/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Rolling roadblocks from 9 PM until 4 AM weeknights for replacement of bearings on northbound span.

SR 273 Sidewalk, Old Baltimore Pike to Eagle Run Road
Duration: 07/27/2018 12:00 AM to 01/11/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Nighttime lane closures from 9 PM until 6 AM on SR 273 westbound from Old Baltimore Pike to Browns Lane (Christiana Town Center) for curb excavation; backfill; and sidewalk installation.

SR 273 westbound shoulder closed from Freedom Trail to SR 1 ramps.

7 AM until 3:30 PM – Daytime lane shifts may occur on Airport Road for grading; topsoil; and seeding outside northbound roadway.

Pedestrian traffic may be detoured from SR 273 westbound to eastbound for the safety of pedestrians from 7 AM until 3:30 PM.

SR 273, Airport Road to Appleby Road
Duration: 03/29/2018 12:00 AM to 01/18/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

7 AM until 3:30 PM Weekdays Daytime lane shift on Airport Road northbound from SR 273 to Bellamy Drive for sidewalk and paving in the widened area, pending weather.

SR 41/Newport Gap Pike and Faulkland Road Intersection Improvements
Duration: 06/28/2018 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Possible lane shifts by utilities from 9 AM until 3 PM on weekdays for advance utility relocations.

Weeknights from 8 PM until 5 AM. Nighttime intermittent lane closures with possible delays on SR 41/Newport Gap Pike and Faulkland Road for advance utilities relocation.

SR 72 southbound between Old Baltimore Pike and SR 4
Duration: 11/26/2018 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Lane closures from 4 AM until 3 PM on SR 72 southbound between Old Baltimore Pike and SR 4 for trail work.

SR 72/Sunset Lake Road between US 40 and Reybold Road (Canal)
Duration: 12/15/2018 12:00 AM to 12/15/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime intermittent lane closures from 8 AM until 4 PM for the installation of raised pavement markers.

St. James Church Road between Kirkwood Highway and Telegraph Road (Canal Pave & Rehab)
Duration: 12/13/2018 12:00 AM to 01/04/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime lane closures for concrete curb and gutter work, pending weather. Flaggers will be on-site to direct motorists.

Stoney Batter Road/Millcreek Road between Route 7 and Route 48
Duration: 11/29/2018 12:00 AM to 12/28/2018 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime intermittent lane closures from 8 AM until 5 PM for warm mix patching. Flaggers will be on site to direct motorists.

 

US 13 (St. Georges Bridge) between Cox Neck Road and Lorewood Grove Road (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Duration: 09/10/2018 12:00 AM to 01/04/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Closure of bridge for repair work on September 10, 2018. Motorists should use SR 1, Roth Bridge. Detour signage will be posted. As an alternate route, cyclists may take Reedy Point Bridge. Motorists can take either SR 1 to Roth Bridge or Reedy Point Bridge.

Detour Routes Northbound: US 13 North to Scott Run Free Ramp onto SR 1 over Roth Bridge. Follow North to Route 72 at the top of the ramp, turn right and return to US 13.

Southbound: US 13 south to SR 72 take ramp to SR 1 south over the Roth Bridge. Take the Free Ramp to Lorewood Grove Road at the bottom of the ramp, make a right and continue to US 13 south.

US 301 Mainline Project
Duration: 04/08/2016 12:00 AM to 03/08/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Monday, December 17, 2018 through Thursday December 20, 2018: Dayshift

Continue bridge construction activities on Boyds Corner Road. Motorists should anticipate an eastbound or westbound lane closure on Boyds Corner Road, west of Cedar Lane with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 8 AM until 4 PM.

Motorists should expect single lane closures with flaggers directing traffic in both directions on Jamison Corner Road from Hyetts Corner Road south through the new US 301 interchange from 9 AM until 3 PM.

Motorists should expect single lane closures on Armstrong Corner Road adjacent to Summit Bridge Road with traffic alternating through the work zone utilizing a flagging operation by construction personnel from 8 AM until 4 PM.

Motorists should expect a single lane closure on US 301 in both the northbound and southbound directions near the Maryland state line for roadside construction activities from 8 AM until 3 PM.

Continue bridge construction activities along SR 1. Motorists should anticipate a single left or right lane closure along southbound SR 1 between the Biddles Toll Plaza and the Roth Bridge from 7 AM until 3 PM.

Motorists should anticipate a single left lane closure both northbound and southbound on SR 1 from the Roth Bridge to SR 72 from 9 AM until 3 PM for overhead sign construction.

Continue roadway widening activities along southbound US 13. Motorists should anticipate a single right lane closure along southbound US 13 between the Free Ramp to SR 1 and Port Penn Road from 7 AM until 2 PM.

Saturday, December 15, 2018 through Sunday December 16, 2018: Nightshift Motorists should expect a single left lane closure on SR 1 Northbound and Southbound from Biddles Toll Plaza to the Roth Bridge from 10 PM until 5 AM for relocate barrier wall.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 through Thursday December 20, 2018: Nightshift Motorists should expect a single left lane closure on SR 1 Northbound from Biddles Toll Plaza to the Roth Bridge from 10 PM until 5 AM for overhead bridge work.

Monday, December 17, 2018 through Sunday December 23, 2018: Nightshift Motorists should expect single lane closures with flaggers directing traffic in both directions on Jamison Corner Road from Hyetts Corner Road south through the new US 301 interchange from 7 PM until 6 AM.

Friday, December 21, 2018: Dayshift

Motorists should expect a single lane closure on US 301 in both the northbound and southbound directions near the Maryland state line for milling and paving operations from 8 AM until 3 PM.

Continue roadway widening activities along southbound US 13. Motorists should anticipate a single right lane closure along southbound US 13 between the Free Ramp to SR 1 and Port Penn Road from 7 AM until Noon.

US 40/Pulaski Highway AND SR 72/Sunset Lake Road Intersection Improvements Project
Duration: 03/29/2018 12:00 AM to 04/09/2021 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Next phase of construction will be a shift in the existing traffic pattern on SR 72/Wrangle Hill Road from Del Laws Road to Rue Madora/Fox Run Circle to the western side of the road. A single lane in each direction will be maintained. The contractor will be widening the roadway on the eastern side; install drainage; and relocate utilities. This phase will remain in place until mid-June 2019.

Daytime intermittent lane closures on SR 72 south of US 40.

Walnut Street, Front Street to 3rd Street
Duration: 11/09/2018 12:00 AM to 12/06/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Front Street closed to traffic from King Street to Walnut Street, in front of the AMTRAK station.

Weekdays from 9 AM until 5 PM Left lane closed on Walnut Street from Front Street to 3rd Street.

Wyoming Road and Newark & Pomeroy Rail Trail Intersection 
Duration: 12/17/2018 12:00 AM to 02/07/2019 12:00 AM
Impact / Effect:

Daytime lane and shoulder closures for pedestrian and bike safety crossing from 9 AM until 3 PM weekdays.

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