DelDOT Traffic Alert: Intersection Improvements to Start Next Month on Route 1 Between Route 24 and Old Landing Road

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Lane Closures¬†on Route 1 between Route 24 and Old Landing Road¬†will start¬†Tuesday, September 5th and continue through late November¬†(weather permitting)¬†due to work that will be done to improve the intersection.¬†Improvements include¬†the extension of the SR 1 southbound U-turn Lane approaching Old Landing Road and removal of one of two SR 1 northbound left-turn lanes approaching…

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One Injured in Rollover Crash Near Oak Orchard

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Indian River emergency personnel were called for a vehicle rollover on Route 24 in the area of Indian Summer Village around 5:30 Friday evening. Delaware State Police tell the Talk of Delmarva that an Acura driven by a 35 year old man was westbound on Route 24 when the driver lost control, struck a utility…

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Millsboro Area Crash on Route 24 – Expect Delays/Detours

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Emergency personnel from Indian River, Millsboro and Mid-Sussex Rescue are on the scene of a two vehicle crash on Route 24 in the area Warwick Road. Personnel were called at 10:48am – watch for additional personnel responding to the scene. Expect delays or detours if traveling on Route 24 east of Millsboro.

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Closure at Route 24 Intersection Beginning Next Tuesday

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Beginning next Tuesday, December 20th, the right turn lane from Eastbound Route 24 onto Oak Orchard Road will be closed for intersection improvements. That area will be blocked off through Friday, December 30th. Detour info: Eastbound SR 24 traffic will turn right on to Gull Point Road and continue to Oak Orchard Road. For more…

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Two Millsboro Men Arrested on Weapons Charges after Crash

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Two Millsboro men have been arrested on multiple weapons charges after a crash Monday night on Route 24 in the Long Neck area. Just before 9pm police say a Lexus driven by a 35 year old Lewes man was eastbound on Route 24 in front of a Hyundai driven by 22 year old Evan Briscoe.…

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Road Closure Starting Monday in Laurel, Delaware

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Branch School Road between Route 24/Sharptown Road and Susan Beach Road will be closed startingMonday, November 21st and continuing through Monday, December 12th. If you drive north or southon Branch School Road, you‚Äôll be detoured. Road work will involve removing and replacingunderground pipes. Detour Information from the DelDOT traffic alert: Detour: Motorists traveling south on…

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UPDATED: DSP Identify Driver Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Tuesday near Millsboro

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UPDATED: 3/18/22 – Delaware State Police have identified the victim that died in a fatal motor vehicle collision late Tuesday night on eastbound Millsboro Highway (Route 24) in the area of Revel Road as¬†Micheline Victor, 53, of Salisbury. The investigation is continuing. ============================================================== A crash on Millsboro Highway (Route 24) has claimed one life. According…

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2 Arrested With Stolen Bikes In Pickup Truck

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Two men are charged with stealing bicycles and fleeing from troopers who tried to stop them. According to Delaware State Police, a pickup truck carrying several bicycles and dragging one behind it was spotted on Route 24 west of Mulberry Knoll Road early Monday. The driver ignored attempts to get him to stop, but the…

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Update: Missing Urn Discovered

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An urn that was reported stolen in Dewey Beach earlier this month has been found. According to Dewey Beach Police, a pedestrian discovered the urn late Wednesday morning in the marsh adjacent to the Route 24 bridge in the Love Creek area. A Pennsylvania family that was in Dewey Beach for a celebration of life…

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Route 24/5/23 Project Rolls Out This Week

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A project to improve the intersection of Route 24 at Routes 5 / 23 begins this week. Motorists can expect nighttime lane closures in the area between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. through this Friday, with more nighttime work and lane closures next week. According to DelDOT, the work will involve providing new lanes, shoulders…

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UPDATED: Crash Closes Route 24 Near Angola Overnight

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UPDATED – 7:45am – Route 24 has been reopened to traffic ============================================================== A vehicle crash in the Angola area shut down Route 24 early this morning. Crews from Indian River Volunteer Fire Company were called after a pickup truck crashed into a utility pole near the entrance to the Brandywood development, causing the pole to…

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Vehicle Crash into Long Neck Area House – Both Catch Fire

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Indian River Vol Fire Co was called for a vehicle crash on Route 24 near Long Neck around 1:45 Tuesday afternoon. After the initial call, it was upgraded to a structure fire. EMS units arriving at the scene found the vehicle and structure fully involved – personnel from Lewes and Millsboro helped to battle the…

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Two Seriously Injured in Early Morning Crash in Millsboro

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A crash between a tractor trailer and Dodge Caliber occurred at 2:17am on Route 24 and Gravel Hill Road.¬† Delaware State Police tell WGMD the driver of the Caliber, a 19-year-old male from Lincoln and a 17 year old male passenger from Millsboro were both seriously injured and both were transported to Christiana Hospital.¬†¬† Police…

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Two Arrested After Long Neck/Angola Area Chase Saturday

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Delaware State Police were in the Long Neck area Saturday afternoon when they spotted a car fail to stop at a stop sign at Banks Road and Route 24.¬† Troopers tried to stop the car, but the driver kept going ‚Äď turning onto Angola Road.¬† As the car approached a curve in the road ‚Äď…

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Smyrna Man Arrested After Chase in Oak Orchard Area

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A Smyrna man has been charged after leading Delaware State Police on a chase while driving under the influence of drugs Thursday night.¬† Police spotted a Ford Ranger on Cannon Road near Millsboro just after 7pm with no brake lights.¬† Police tried to stop the vehicle which turned onto Route 24 westbound and then speeding…

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UPDATED: DSP Identify Victim in Route 24 Crash Near Peddler’s Village

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UPDATED – 10-28-18 – Delaware State Police have identified the victim in Tuesday’s crash on Route 24 near Peddler’s Village as 28 year old Christopher Keech of Georgetown.¬† The investigation is continuing. ================================================= UPDATED – 10-26-18¬† 11¬† 11:30am – Delaware State Police say the 28 year old Georgetown man who was struck on his moped…

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Can You Identify this Millsboro Burglary Suspect?

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Your help is needed to identify the suspect who broke into the Uncle Willies on Route 24 in Millsboro just before 3:30 Friday morning.¬† Police say the suspect forced his way through the front door and took cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.¬† The suspect has a tattoo on his right arm in a…

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Cement Truck Overturns, Damages Route 24 West of Millsboro

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A crash on Route 24 west of Millsboro resulted in a damaged roadway and a broken utility pole.¬† Delaware State Police say a cement truck overturned just after 6am near Saunders Road after the driver, 29 year old Jeff Gustin of Delmar, lost control and ended up in the ditch.¬† The truck slid into a…

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UPDATED: DSP Arrest Robbery Suspect

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UPDATED – 4-8-18 – 8am – A Millsboro man wanted in connection with a convenience store robbery has been arrested by Delaware State Police.¬† Troopers went to a home on Legion Road where 39 year old Christopher Radcliffe was located and arrested.¬† Last week Radcliffe held up the Rite Aid on Route 24 ‚Äď he…

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Sussex County Council Approves Change of Zone for Proposed Softball World Hotel

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The Sussex County Council revisited several items in Old Business this morning. The council denied conditional use 2102 – for a concrete form and equipment storage business on Route 26. During the original public hearing there was testimony citing accidents and traffic issues. There were also permitting problems. The council voted 4 to 1 to…

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