Work on NJ-bound Span of DE Memorial Bridge Begins Again Next Week

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Phase 3 of construction work on the Delaware Memorial Bridge will begin in September. Beginning Labor Day night through September 8th, construction crews will work to establish a bypass lane on the Delaware-bound span of the bridge. While this is being done – the two left lanes will be closed from 9p to 6a and…

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Delaware River & Bay Authority Adopts 2023 Capital Improvement Program

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In order to maintain infrastructure for the traveling public, The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners adopted the agency’s 2023 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) along with an Authority-wide Five-Year Strategic Plan for the agency’s airports and crossing facilities. The program budgets approximately $208 Million for Infrastructure Projects in 2023. Vincent Meconi, Chief Operations Officer…

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Phase 2 of DE Memorial Bridge Deck Rehab Project is Underway

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Phase 2 of a rehabilitation of the bridge deck of the New Jersey bound span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge is underway. Officials say the two left lanes of the northbound span will be continuously closed until just before the Memorial Day weekend – work is expected to be completed prior to May 25. The…

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Phase 1 Delaware Memorial Bridge Project Winding Down

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The first phase of the Delaware Memorial Bridge deck project is nearly finished. DRBA officials say that demobilization efforts on the New Jersey span will begin on Thursday and all lanes are expected to reopen prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. This work will include the removal of construction equipment and the Jersey barriers. The…

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Delaware Memorial Bridge Rehab Project Begins Tonight

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Construction work to prepare for the first phase of a major rehab of the driving surface of the New Jersey bound span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge will begin late tonight. Beginning at night on September 5 and continuing through September 9, construction crews will be working to establish the bypass lane on the Delaware…

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Drop In Ferry, Bridge Traffic Reflected In DRBA Budget

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The Delaware River and Bay Authority has adopted its operating budgets heading into 2021, cutting proposed spending by nearly two-percent. The COVID-19 pandemic has had what’s called a significant negative impact on revenues for the agency, which operates the Cape May – Lewes Ferry, the Delaware Memorial Bridge, and associated police and services. Traffic was…

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Toll Collectors to Return to DE Memorial Bridge Thursday Morning

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Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2020, the Delaware Memorial Bridge Twin Span will resume collecting cash at its southbound Toll Plaza.   To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, all DMB toll operators will be required to wear a face mask and gloves while collecting cash tolls. The DRBA is also supplying its…

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DE Memorial Bridge Breaking Traffic Records

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The Delaware Memorial Bridge continues to break traffic records in the New Year.  In January the bridge handled over 1.3-million vehicles – in February over 1.2-million vehicles traveled through the southbound toll plaza.  The previous January record has stood since 2006 – and February’s previous record has been on the books since 2004.  The bridge…

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VIDEO: WGMD News Week in Review 5/4/2019

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WATCH: A toll hike on the Delaware Memorial Bridge, A serious fire damages Mill Pond Village Apartments in Salisbury, Plus the historic election of a new Speaker of the House in Maryland. Join us for a look back at the week’s top stories across Delmarva!  

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Tolls Going Up on Delaware Memorial Bridge – Beginning May 1

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Beginning Wednesday, it will cost more to cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge.  Tolls will increase for ALL vehicle classifications – to raise about $32-million in annual revenue to fund the Delaware River and Bay Authority’s Capital Improvement Program.  The rate increase was approved during the February DRBA Commissioners meeting.

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Delaware Memorial Bridge to Close to Traffic Early Tuesday Morning

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At approximately 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the ZHEN HUA 25, a heavy lift vessel which transported and unloaded two new ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Philadelphia, will navigate south beneath the spans of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The ZHEN HUA 25 is destined for Wilmington, North Carolina where the third crane…

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Scheduled Delaware Memorial Bridge Closure Tuesday Night/Wednesday AM

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If you’re planning to travel over the Delaware Memorial Bridge in the early morning hours on Wednesday – the bridge will be closed to traffic twice so that a ship, the Zhen Hua 25, transporting two new ship-to-shore cranes to Philadelphia can pass under the bridge – and not distract drivers.   DRBA officials expect the…

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