TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Maintenance Will Require Lane and Ramp Closures on Route 1 - New Castle County
Bear -- WHEN: Sunday October 13 until Friday, November 1
WHERE: Route 1 northbound right lane closed between the Route 1 northbound/Route 13 split and the Route 1 northbound on-ramp from Bear Road.
WHEN: Monday, October 21 until Tuesday, November 19
WHERE: Exit 156B/Tybouts Corner ramp to Route 13 northbound closed AND Exit 156A to Route 71 will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured to Route 1 southbound then to Route 72 eastbound and return to Route 1 northbound Detour routes will be posted.
WHEN: Friday, November 1 through Tuesday, November 19
WHERE: Route 1 northbound left lane closure between the Route 1 northbound/Route 13 split and the Route 1 northbound on-ramp from Bear Road.
WHAT: DelDOT's contractor, Eastern Highway Specialists will be making repairs and preventive maintenance to the bridge for the safety of the traveling public. The work will include crack sealing of the bridge decks, hot-mix repairs, expansion joint replacement, riprap replacement to decrease erosion. During this lane and ramp closures, the construction crew will be working around the clock.
This project is being performed with federal funds under the Bridge Preservation Programmatic Agreement with the Federal Highway Administration.
This is a WORK ZONE and extreme caution is essential. Motorists are advised to reduce
speeds as they travel through this maintenance work zone and expect minor delays in this area.
Message signs, barrels and/or cones will be utilized to alert the public of the upcoming construction. Drivers should be aware that personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes.