KSI Receives Two New Vehicles from DTC for Transportation Program

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

KSI received two new vehicles from the Delaware Transit Corp (DTC) to support its transportation program. Both vehicles are propane, 16 passenger wheelchair lift equipped and will add great value to KSI’s ability to provide community based opportunities to the individuals receiving services. The goal of the FTA 5310 Program is to encourage and assist in the provision of needed …

Mispillion Bridge damaged again

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Mispillion Bridge, located on Rehoboth Boulevard, has been inoperable since it was damaged by a truck towing construction equipment struck it in December 2021. Initially, DelDOT indicated they did not intend to repair the bridge, leading to lawsuits from the owners of fishing vessels housed at the Vineyard Shipyard over the winter. In July 2022, DelDOT announced they planned …

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DelDOT projects discussed by council

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Traffic

Milford City Council discussed several upcoming DelDOT projects, including a request to the state agency to re-investigate the possibility of a bypass connecting Route 113 and Route 1 in order to alleviate traffic. Other projects included the Northeast Front Street TAP project, changes to the Route 113 and 14 intersections as well as an update on the Mispillion drawbridge. “The …

Delaware's July Fourth is sure to include firework displays, beachgoers, live music, and more.

Your guide to the July Fourth weekend in Delaware

Jarek Rutz Culture, Delaware Live, Headlines

July Fourth – a day filled with BBQs, backyard cornhole, and beach trips – is just around the corner. With travel agencies expecting around 12% of the state’s population to pack up and head out on vacation, here’s what to know about Independence Day in the First State: Travel AAA Mid-Atlantic expects 116,000 Delawareans to travel at least 50 miles …

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City Council supports repair of Mispillion drawbridge

Terry Rogers Government

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council voted unanimously to notify DelDOT that they support the repair of the. Mispillion drawbridge which was damaged several months ago by a construction vehicle. DelDOT has indicated they may not repair the bridge, making it unable to open to boat traffic. “I’ve had a discussion with DelDOT, they would like to have …

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Large boats must find detour around Mispillion River bridge

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Traffic

by Terry Rogers     Although safe for vehicle traffic, an accident has damaged mechanisms that will allow the Mispillion River Bridge to open, forcing larger boats to detour around the area. On December 28, a dump truck pulling an excavator on a flatbed truck struck the overhead portion of the Mispillion drawbridge causing significant damage to the machinery, support …


Storm may drop 2-6 inches of snow upstate; 6-8 inches downstate

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

This 6 p.m. Sunday map shows the area expected to get the most snow expanded throughout the day.   As schools up and down the state said they would close Monday because of anticipated snow, the National Weather Service on Sunday issued a winter storm warning for Kent and Sussex counties  Monday and winter weather advisory for New Castle County. …

Bicycle Master Plan approved by council

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Northern Loop of a proposed Bicycle Master Plan adopted by the City of MIlford. Milford City Council recently adopted a Bicycle Master Plan presented by Sonia Marichic-Goudy, Associate Vice President of Century Engineering. The was created with input from DelDOT, the Bicycle Advisory Committee and members of the Milford community, including Lifecycle. “The City of …

Milford moves forward with TID Plan

Betsy Price Government & Politics

Proposed improvements in the Southeast Milford TID plan Rendering of proposed roundabout at South Rehoboth Boulevard and Kirby Road as part of the Southeast Milford TID At their regular meeting on May 24, Milford City Council held a workshop regarding the proposed Southeast Milford Transportation Improvement District (TID) plan presented by Susan Coakley, AICP, Principal Planner for DelDOT on May …

City Council reviews Southeast Milford Transportation Improvement District

Terry Rogers Government & Politics

The City of Milford reviewed DelDOT’s Southeast Milford Transportation Improvement District recommendations In March, the City of Milford entered into an agreement with DelDOT to review the area surrounding the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus and make suggestions on how to improve traffic flow. The Southeast Milford Transportation Improvement District (TID) was created using traffic studies, software and other tools to …