Traffic Information: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that the maintenance of overpass structures will require nighttime lane closures on Route 1 northbound/southbound between the Milford Bypass and East Commerce Street starting on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
This project will consist of cleaning and painting steel beams, diaphragms and bearings over twelve overpass structures on Route 1in Kent County.
Northbound lane closures will occur from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. AND Southbound lane closures will occur from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. (7 Days a week).
There will be no work on Friday, April 2 through Sunday, April 4.
The first five structures will have nighttime lane closures on Route 1 northbound/southbound:
Milford Overpass over Route 1
East Commerce Street Overpass over Route 1
Smyrna-Leipsic Overpass over Route 1
Fast Landing Road Overpass over Route 1
White Oak Road Overpass over Route 1
Motorists should slow down and anticipate lane shifts on Route 1 northbound/southbound. Shoulder closures will occur under the overpass structure.
After the work has been completed on these overpasses, DelDOT will provide advance notice of overpass locations with lane closures on Route 1 in Kent County.
Motorists may adjust their routes and/or travel times by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available for Apple & Android smart phones and tablets. You can download the DelDOT App free, search for “DelDOT” at the Apple and Google Play stores. You can view real time traffic cameras, travel times, delays, advisories, and DART’s Real-Time Transit Information. Traffic information and updates can also be heard on WTMC 1380 AM.
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