Airport Road Project Update – 10/12


Release by City of Milford

The City of Milford’s contractor, Diamond Materials of Newport, DE, will complete phase B of the Airport Road Rehabilitation Project on Friday, October 13, 2017. Airport Road from DuPont Blvd (US 113) to Canterbury Road will reopen to traffic on Friday, October 13, 2017 with a detour through the Milford Business Park via Mullet Run. Section A-1 between Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall and Delaware Veterans Blvd will be closed to traffic on Friday, October 13, 2017 and expected to be closed through November 6, 2017. Access to the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall will be from the east (Bowman Road and US 113). The rehabilitation of this section includes subbase repair, subbase paving, and drainage improvements.

The overall project includes pavement base repair, drainage improvements and pavement overlay of approximately 1.4 miles of Airport Road between DuPont Boulevard (US 113) and Canterbury Road (DE 15). Work on the projected $2.4 million-dollar project is expected to be completed by December 1, 2017. The pavement base repair and drainage improvements will necessitate a full closure of the roadway during construction.

Upon completion of all roadway subbase repair and drainage work, a final top coat of asphalt will be laid over the entire roadway, which will occur between November 27 and December 1.

The sectional closures in the future are anticipated as follows:

Phase A2 – Between Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall and Bowman Road. The detour for this phase will be through the Milford Industrial Park using Mullet Run and Brent Jordan Way Access to the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall will be from the west (Canterbury Road). This phase will begin on or around November 6, and be completed about November 24.

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