**ALERT** Flooding Closes Prime Hook Road

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deldotReleased by Delaware Department of Transportation

In conjunction with the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that Prime Hook Road in Sussex County is closed due to flooding conditions.

DelDOT is providing residents of Prime Hook Road access to their homes beginning at 5:00 p.m. this evening. Access to Prime Hook Road through the Back Bay Cove Development will be closed to residents at 8:00 p.m. this evening and will remain closed through the duration of the coastal weather system affecting our region. DelDOT is asking residents for their cooperation, as this is a serious weather situation and is not to be taken lightly.

Broadkill Road, State Route 16, is also subject to flooding, and residents are urged to make plans accordingly, including evacuation.

For the latest in road closures or additional information, visit www.deldot.gov; you also may follow Delaware DOT on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/DelawareDOT); and Twitter (http://twitter.com/DelawareDOT); on your web enabled cell phone at: www.DelDOT.gov/mobile, or download the DelDOT App available free for Android and iPhone for updated information. Click here to see real-time traffic camera for Prime Hook: http://deldot.gov/public.ejs?command=PublicCameraDisplay&county=3