UPDATE: Temporary Closure of the Woodland Ferry

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UPDATE From DelDOT 3/27/24: 7:00 a.m.– The Woodland Ferry is to remain closed due to flooding in the area. Travelers will need to seek alternate routes. Previous Post: The Woodland Ferry will be closed on Friday, March 22nd, according to DelDOT. The ferry will resume normal operations on Monday, March 25th.

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DelDOT Launches New Safety Campaign – BeDelAWARE

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To date, there have been 21 fatalities on Delaware’s roads in 2024. DelDOT has launched the “BeDelAWARE” safety campaign to increase awareness in the increasing number of crashes and deaths on Delaware roads – and encourage safe travel. The campaign wants you to become a HERO towards zero and includes a webpage dedicated to safety…

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Laurel Area Paving Later This Month –Intermittent Lane Closures on Several Roads

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A paving operation will begin in the Laurel area on March 18th through August 18th (weather permitting), according to DelDOT. Paving operations will require intermittent lane closures. Motorists are reminded to slow down in work zones and expect minor delays while in the area. Paving locations include: For more information, visit DelDOT’s website at www.deldot.gov.

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Upcoming Road Closures in the Georgetown Area

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Johnson Road between Anderson Corner Road and Simpler Branch Road in the Georgetown area– will be closed starting tomorrow–February 23rd and continuing through March 1st (weather permitting) for the installation of a crossroad pipe. The Detour route will include Anderson Corner Road.  Also near Georgetown, State Forest Road between Deer Forest Road and Wilson Hill Road…

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UPDATED: Saturday’s Snow – Mostly an Upstate Issue

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UPDATED 8:30am – The speed limit on 495 in New Castle County has been increased to 55 mph. ====================== Winter weather advisory in effect till 10am Saturday Accuweather says we could see 1-3” of snow, however most of the snow is moving off-shore. We could still see flurries this morning. DelDOT crews were out yesterday…

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Updates to be Given This Week on Projects in Dewey Beach

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The Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) and DelDOT will be attending the Commissioner’s meeting later this week–on Friday, February 16th at 3pm to provide an update on their projects. CIB is working on a “Living Shoreline” project from Dagsworthy Ave bayside to McKinley Ave bayside. This project hopes to mitigateerosion along the bay shoreline,…

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DelDOT Traffic Alert: Road Closure Later This Month in Selbyville Area

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In the Selbyville area, Blueberry Farm Road between Baker Road and the Delaware-Maryland line will be closed starting on Tuesday, February 20th and continuing through March 15th (weather permitting) for the installation of crossroad pipes. Detour information is below: Detour Information from DelDOT: Detour: Motorist wanting to travel north on Blueberry Farm Road will turn right onto Morris Road,…

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More Than 91,000 Bags of Trash Collected from Delaware Roads in 2023

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DelDOT and its partners collected 91,810 bags of trash in 2023 in the ongoing effort to Keep Delaware Litter Free. The Department and its partners also collected nearly 5,000 tires, and 68 appliances from alongside Delaware roads. The work was performed by DelDOT Maintenance & Operations employees, DART, Adopt-A-Highway/Sponsor-A-Highway efforts, the Work A Day Earn…

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2024 Delaware Aviation Summit Set for Jan 31 in Dover

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DelDOT announces the Office of Aeronautics will host the 2024 Delaware Aviation Summit on January 31st from 9 to 3pm. Various speakers will discuss topics including the impact of aviation on Delaware’s economy, infrastructure investments at various facilities throughout the state and the return of commercial air service to Wilmington Airport. The summit will be…

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DelDOT Traffic Alert: Laurel Area Road Closure Next Week

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In the Laurel area, Dogwood Lane between Old Hickory Road and Airport Road will be closed starting on Monday, January 22nd and continuing through Friday, January 26th -weather permitting- for the installation of a crossroad pipe, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT). Detour Information: Detour: Motorist traveling southwest on Dogwood Lane will be detoured south on Old…

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UPDATED: Level 1 Driving Warning Rescinded Due to Icing Conditions

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UPDATED – 01-17-24 – DEMA is rescinding its Level 1 Driving Warning in #NetDE as of Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 a.m. Thanks to the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) crews who have been working through the night to improve road conditions. The warning was issued due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads…

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2023 Saw Fewer Deadly Crashes in Delaware

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DelDOT officials report there were fewer fatal crashes on Delaware roads in 2023 than in 2022. There were 137 fatalities last year, compared to 164 in 2022 and the numbers are lower across the board – a 13% reduction in pedestrian fatalities, 29% reduction in bicycle deaths and a 32% reduction in motorcycle fatalities. While…

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DelDOT: Pedestrian Access Route and Sidewalk Improvement at Various “To Be Determined” Locations in Kent and Sussex Counties

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A pedestian access route and sidewalk improvement project in Kent and Sussex Counties aims to convert non-compliant pedestrian facilities to current ADA compliance standards. According to DelDOT, the project will also help fill in missing sidewalk links/connections to enhance pedestrian mobility. The intent is for the work to occur outside of municipal jurisdictions. The locations…

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