City of Milford Memorial Park Upgrades – Construction Update

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Progress on the new Milford Memorial Park upgrades has been delayed. During construction of the playground, additional drainage has been recommended along the back of the playground as well as building a small retaining wall to the rear of the climbing apparatus. Both items will require a change order to the original contract. Mayor Campbell…

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Update on the North Millsboro Bypass Project

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Construction has started for a two-lane connector road between Route 113 and Route 24 north of Millsboro. The project has been split into two parts consisting of a grade separation and the connector road. The grade-separated project is anticipated to begin this fall. The new alignment will start at US 113 and extend eastward bridging…

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8,100 Housing Units Coming Through Salisbury’s “Here is Home” Program

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Home construction is picking up in Salisbury through the city’s “Here is Home” housing program.According to Mayor Jake Day, the incentive-initiative will result in 8,100 new housing units over the next five years. The proposed construction represents a $1.4-billion expansion of Salisbury’s $800-million existing residential base.Single-family and multi-family homes, duplexes, townhouse apartments, condos, and assisted-…

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Del. Construction Industry Makes Naloxone Available To Workers, Supervisors

John Robinson (left) and Anne Carr of the DPH Office of Health Crisis Response train a group of Bancroft Construction workers Nov. 18, on the use of Narcan, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioids in an overdose situation and can potentially save a life. DPH has partnered with the construction industry to provide substance use disorder resources and training for workers.
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A partnership between Delaware Public Health and the construction industry has made the overdose-reversing medication Narcan available to construction workers at a University of Delaware construction site in Newark. It may be just the beginning. Construction supervisors are also getting training about overdose, stigma associated with addition, and training in how to use the medication.…

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Milton Fire Dept. Opens New Expanded Station

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The Milton Fire Department formally opened its newly renovated firehouse with a hose-uncoupling ceremony and open house for the public over the weekend. The new facility comes as the department celebrates its 120th anniversary. Firefighters operated out of the Front Street headquarters during construction. For more information about the Milton Fire Department, please CLICK HERE

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Travel discouraged, but if you go here’s what to know

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Marylanders have been urged to stay home for the holidays in an attempt to curtail the spread of COVID-19, but for people who are traveling, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration joins Governor Larry Hogan in urging that trips be kept to essential purposes only, and that you should bring along face coverings…

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Part Of Bayard Rd. Will Close Starting Monday

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A portion of Bayard Road in Frankford will be closing for several weeks as a crossroad pipe is replaced. According to DelDOT, the project is scheduled to begin Monday. Bayard Road will be closed to traffic between Zion Church Road and Evans Road until about December 24th, weather permitting. Residents and businesses will have access…

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Bayhealth Plans Milton-Area Medical Facility

Artist's rendering of a planned Bayhealth medical facility near Milton. Image courtesy of Bayhealth
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Bayhealth Monday announced plans to expand services in the Milton area with a planned outpatient center to be built at Lewes-Georgetown Highway and Hudson Road. The facility and team are expected to offer additional primary care physicians, specialists, diagnostic services and walk-in-and emergency care at the 18-acre site. The Delaware Health Resources Board has given…

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Maryland Governor expediting work, closing toll booths at Bay Bridge as traffic nightmare persists

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is expediting work and closing toll booths at the Bay Bridge in an attempt to complete construction that’s caused a traffic nightmare for commuters, travelers, and residents in parts of Queen Anne’s and Anne Arundel Counties. “I am taking action to demand that every effort be taken to complete this project…

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Construction underway on new, $20 million brain injury rehab facility in Lewes

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One of the region’s leading development and design/build construction firms, J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc., recently announced that it’s moving forward on a second project for a home and community-based brain injury rehabilitation center in Lewes, Delaware. The project features 78-units for PeachTree Health Group. The full-service, 24-hour assisted living facility, will provide the highest quality…

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Bay Bridge Construction & Backups to Become the Norm for the Duration

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Beginning on Monday drivers using the Bay Bridge will find the westbound right lane closed and two way operations on the westbound bridge halted because of the narrower lane configuration.   Maryland Transportation warn drivers that major delays in both directions will occur during morning and afternoon rush hour periods.  However, the MDTA also has announced…

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Laurel Man Injured in Construction Accident

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A Laurel man is hospitalized after an accident at a home under construction in Bethany Beach Friday afternoon.  Delaware State Police say the 62 year old victim was working on the second level of a scaffolding when he fell to the ground.  He was flown to Christiana Hospital where he is in critical but stable…

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DAFB Main Gate Construction Continues until July 6th

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Construction at the Main Gate at Dover Air Force Base continues and is now scheduled to be completed by July 6th. The purpose of the construction is to upgrade the gate infrastructure to sustain the safety and security of the installation. From approximately May 6th to July 6th, the Main Gate will be closed to…

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MDOT Begins Replacement of Route 364 Bridge Near Pocomoke City

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The Maryland Department of Transportation has announced the beginning of a project that will replace the Maryland 364 Dividing Creek Bridge at the Somerset-Worcester County line. The project, expected to cost 2.3 million dollars will lead to the closure of the existing bridge and a detour of MD 364 beginning on Thursday, June 13. The…

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Construction at DAFB will Affect Main & North Gate Traffic

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Construction is starting Monday at Dover Air Force Base that will see gate closures at the Main and North Gates.  On Monday the North Gate will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic through approximately May 5th while permanent curbing is placed.  During this time – the Main Gate will be available 24/7 for…

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Brandywine Zoo Closed Through End of February/Education Building will Remain Open

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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington is temporarily closed through the end of February while construction and improvement projects are made to the zoo’s campus. The zoo’s education building will remain open to host upcoming programs scheduled throughout January and February.  The construction projects, undertaken ahead of…

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