Bicycle Safety Checkpoints Return to Coastal Hwy This Week

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The first bicycle safety checkpoint for 2021 is scheduled for Thursday, June 24,¬†from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Nike Outlet and Royal Farms along either side of Coastal Highway outside of Rehoboth. Just look for the canopy. The Sussex Cyclists and DelDOT personnel will be available to assist bicyclists with local biking info,…

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Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Rush Anticipated

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DelDOT and MDTA provided the following information and resources for motorists and Memorial Day weekend travelers: Dover: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is suspending construction-related lane closures at 12:01 AM on Thursday, May 27, 2021 until 12:01 AM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  On-going sustained lane shifts and/or lane closures may still be in effect…

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Rehoboth Beach Installs Pedestrian Safety Beacons at 3 Intersections in Town

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With pedestrian safety at top of mind, the City of Rehoboth Beach has installed flashing beacons at three crosswalks on Rehoboth Avenue.  These Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) crosswalk systems are solar-powered and activated by pedestrians who push a button when they want to cross a street. The bright, yellow signage and the flashing lights…

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Update – 2 Drivers Hurt In Route 1 Wreck

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Delaware State Police are investigating a crash on Route 1 near Milton that sent two drivers to a hospital Tuesday morning. Police say a northbound pick-up truck driven by a 22-year-old Bethany Beach man traveled into the median near the Broadkill Bridge and struck a guardrail on the southbound side. Then the vehicle flipped several…

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Hundreds Attend Coastal Highway Rally

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For the second time this past week, a protest that had been canceled by the organizer because of looting fears managed to draw a significant following.¬† It is not uncommon for protesters to line Coastal Highway outside of Rehoboth at least once each summer.¬† But what is unusual about Friday’s protest was that it managed…

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Pedestrian killed crossing Route 1 in Lewes

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A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday evening while crossing Route 1 in Lewes. According to the Delaware State Police Department, the crash occurred shortly after 6 p.m., Thursday as a Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling northbound on Route 1 in the left lane just south of Route 9. A pedestrian was crossing the highway and…

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Route 1 Crash near Milford Leaves 1 Dead & 1 Injured

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A crash at Route 1 in the area of Pine Haven Road near Lincoln is under investigation by Delaware State Police.¬† Police say just before 1:30 a car was stopped on Pine Haven Road for the stop sign ‚Äď then pulled out into the path of a pickup truck that was southbound on Coastal Highway.¬†…

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Crash Thursday Night Leaves Milton Man Dead

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A single vehicle crash Thursday night just after 11 has left a Milton man dead.¬† Delaware State Police say for unknown reasons the car, driven by 64 year old Joshua Clendaniel went off Route 1 near Lockerman Road near Milton and struck a tree.¬† Police say Clendaniel was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected…

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Dewey Beach Triathlon-Duathlon-Aquabike this Morning

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The Dewey Beach Triathlon-Duathlon-Aquabike hit the water and roads in Dewey Beach at 7:30 this morning. While the event starts and ends at Towers Beach ‚Äď the bicycling and running part of the course stretches along Route 1 between Fred Hudson Road north of Bethany Beach and Silver Lake north of Dewey Beach.¬† Drivers watch…

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Several Coastal Highway Overhead Street Lamps Are Dark

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After last week’s pedestrian accident that left a local man dead after he was struck by a state police SUV on Coastal Highway, it became apparent that about a dozen overhead street lamps were dark along the section of Coastal Highway between Rehoboth Avenue-Extended and the Dewey Beach town limits. This stretch of Coastal Highway…

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4-Vehicle Crash South of Dewey Leaves Lewes Woman Dead

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A Lewes woman is dead after a crash just after noon on Route 1 near Key Box Road south of Dewey Beach.   Traffic northbound on Route 1 was stop and go and Delaware State Police say 23 year old Logan Anderson of Lewes failed to see traffic in front of her had slowed and she…

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The Clydesdales Are Coming to Dewey Beach!

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On Wednesday, southbound right lane of Route 1 in Dewey Beach will be closed from Swedes Street to Van Dyke Avenue for the Dewey Beach Clydesdale parade between 6 and 7:30pm. Town officials urge you to arrive early for the parade – parking is free between 5 and 11pm. DelDOT officials will monitor traffic and…

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UPDATED: Bicyclist Dies After Crash near South Bethany

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UPDATED 7/8/19 – Delaware State Police report that 27-year-old Kelly M. Scruggs of Annapolis died Saturday from injuries she received after her bicycle was struck by a vehicle on the night of July 4th on Route 1 near Evergreen Road in South Bethany.¬† The¬†crash continues to remain under investigation¬†and anyone with information regarding this incident…

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UPDATED: Pedestrian Struck and Killed Late Friday Night Outside Rehoboth

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UPDATED – 5:30am – Delaware State Police are investigating a crash Friday night that left a pedestrian dead.¬† Police were called to Coastal Highway in the area of Rehoboth Avenue just after 11pm.¬† ¬†Police say a 56-year-old man from Rehoboth Beach, who was wearing dark clothing and carrying no light, walked out in front of…

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Milford Overpass Project to Open Saturday Morning

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DelDOT, State and Milford City officials will officially open the NE Front Street overpass at 9 on Saturday morning.¬† The $20-million project replace the at-grade intersections on Route 1 at 10th Street and NE Front street with a single overpass, which allows local traffic to cross over Route 1 without the risk of accident.¬† Construction…

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Dagsboro Woman Dead After NCCo Crash

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A Dagsboro woman was killed last week when her car went of Route 1 near New Discovery Road near Townsend and sank in a retention pond.¬† Delaware State Police identify the woman as 35 year old Jamie Powell and say she was the only one on the vehicle.¬† Police say she lost control on the…

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Dover Woman Dies After Saturday Night Crash

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A Dover woman is dead after a crash Saturday night on White Oak Road just east of Route 1.¬† Dover Police have learned that 32 year old Nicole Hauf was traveling at a high rate of speed and involved in an argument on the phone when her Explorer went off the roadway in a curve…

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