Special Events in September Will Require Lane Closures and Potential Delays
Dover -- The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that motorists can expect lane closures and potential back-ups for the following planned special events in September. Please use caution on and around these area roadways, and follow the instructions of law enforcement and DelDOT personnel on site.
Bike MS:Bike to the Bay 2013-Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22
Cyclists will begin the ride at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, from Delaware Technical and Community College, Scarborough Road in Dover to The Towers at Seashore State Park, Dewey Beach. At 8 a.m. on Sunday, September 22, cyclists will leave Seashore State Park and return to Scarborough Road in Dover.
No lane closures will occur on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22. However, motorists should expect minimum delays with cyclists on Route 1 northbound shoulders in the area of Tower Road on Saturday, September 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For further information, please contact Emilee Keyser, National MS Society, Delaware Chapter at Emilee.firstname.lastname@example.org
Bethany Beach Triathlon & Duathlon-Sunday, September 22 from 7:45 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Multiple single lane closures will be in place on Route 1 northbound and southbound starting at 6 a.m. between Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach. Lane restrictions should be lifted by 11 a.m. In addition, there will be various shoulder closures along Route 1 and the right-turn lane from Route 1 northbound to Pennsylvania Avenue will be closed for the duration of the event.
Cyclists will leave Garfield Parkway at Bethany Beach starting at 7:45 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 22 and continue on the shoulders of Route 1 northbound over the Indian River Inlet Bridge turning around at New Road near Dewey Beach. Cyclists will continue southbound on Route 1 over the Indian River Inlet Bridge returning to Garfield Parkway. At Garfield Parkway, runners will be on the shoulders at South Ocean Drive.
For further information, please contact Rick Hundley at www.info@BethanyBeachTri.com or www.SeashoreStriders.com
Delaware Mud Run-Sunday, September 22
At 7 a.m. on Sunday, September 22, motorists can expect lane closures and delays on Route 13 northbound and southbound at Frightland, 309 Port Penn Road near Middletown. The event is anticipated to be completed by 5 p.m.
For further information, please contact email@example.com or (302) 378-8267.
DelDOT advises all motorists to allow for extra time to reach your destination, slow down, and obey traffic laws. DelDOT and the Delaware State Police will be on site to monitor traffic.
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