Closure of Thompsonville Rd to Remove Signal

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Staff Report

The Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) in conjunction with Mumford & Miller Concrete announce the closure of Thompsonville Road between Route 1 and Reynolds Road at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 14, 2015. Local access to properties in this section of roadway will be maintained.

The closure is required for bridge approach and embankment work required for the bridge that will go over Route 1, eventually tying Thompsonville Road to Church Hill Road. In association with the road closure, the traffic signal at Route 1 and Thompsonville Road will be permanently removed from service.

Detour Routes:
From Dover: Route 1 southbound, left onto Milford Neck Road, right onto Pritchett Road, left onto Paris Kirby Road and return to Thompsonville Road.

From Milford: Route 1 northbound, right onto New Wharf Road, left onto Big Stone Beach Road, left onto Paris Kirby Road and back to Thompsonville Road.

From Big Stone Beach and Points East: West on Thompsonville Road, left onto Paris Kirby Road, right onto Big Stone Beach Road, right onto New Wharf Road, right onto Route 1 northbound, U-turn to Route 1 southbound.

The construction of a grade-separated intersection at Route 1 and Thompsonville Road began in February 2015. Thompsonville Road will be extended to the intersection of Tub Mill Pond Road and Church Hill Road. This project includes the removal of the existing traffic signal at the Thompsonville intersection and the removal of median crossovers in the immediate vicinity. The project is anticipated to be complete by fall 2016.

Additional information on the project is available online at http://www.deldot.gov/informati…/projects/sr1/thompsonville/

 

 

 

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