Press Release -- June 01, 2007
TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of I-95 Toll Lanes in Newark

Rehabilitation Work to Begin on Thursday, June 7

Newark -- DelDOT announces that pavement repairs and E-ZPass equipment upgrades will require the staggered closure of the 15 toll lanes at the I-95 Newark Plaza beginning Thursday, June 7. During this construction, a maximum of three toll lanes will be closed at night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. A maximum of two toll lanes will be closed during the day from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The first closure will be Lane 20 "wide load" from 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12. This work will include the following: removal of the existing concrete, installation of conduits, installation of treadle components, and the replacement of concrete.

Greggo & Ferrara, Inc. will perform concrete pavement work at a cost of $340,255.70. Byers Electrical Contractors will perform the E-ZPass upgrades at a cost of $110,891.50.

Work is anticipated to be complete in late August. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use caution when traveling through this area.

For more information, visit DelDOT's Web site at www.deldot.gov or tune to WTMC-AM 1380.