Mispillion Bridge will be Closed to Traffic for Painting

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The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has scheduled bridge painting for the bridge over the Mispillion River in Milford along Rehoboth Boulevard.   The project will begin on Monday, April 25 and end Friday, June 10.  The painting includes the removal of the existing paint material and priming/recoating with a lead-free paint on the steel bridge. The contractor for these improvements is Marinis Brothers, Inc. of New Castle, Delaware.

The bridge will be closed with traffic detoured for the duration of this work. Motorists will be rerouted to North Rehoboth Boulevard onto Route 36/Cedar Beach Road to Route 1 to Northeast Front Street and return to North Rehoboth Boulevard.Motorists should drive with caution, slow down in work zones, and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.