TRAFFIC ALERT - NEW UPDATE Route 1 and I-95 Interchange Project will Require Closures and Restrictions
Wilmington -- The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the on-going Route 1 and I-95 interchange project will require daytime and nighttime closures on Friday, November 16 through Saturday, November 17. These closures are needed for the placement of steel beams over Route 1 and paving.
These closures are pending weather conditions and will be postponed if inclement conditions exist.
Friday, November 16 from 10 p.m. until 8 a.m., Saturday, November 17
Route 1 northbound will be closed at the Route 273 exit ramp. For vehicles going to I-95 northbound, traffic will use Route 273 westbound to I-95 northbound. For motorists going to Route 7 northbound, traffic will use Route 273 westbound to Route 4 northbound which will intersect with Route 7.
Saturday, November 17 from 8 a.m. until noon
Route 7 northbound will be closed after the I-95 northbound ramp. Motorists going to Route 7 northbound will be detoured to Route 141 westbound to I-95 southbound. This work is to shift traffic along Route 7 northbound into the new final traffic pattern to the right.
Saturday, November 17 at 8 a.m.
The exit ramp for traffic exiting the Christiana Mall near JC Penney's to Route 1 northbound will be OPEN to motorists.
Variable message boards will be placed to notify motorists of the upcoming closures.