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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Harbeson Crash leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured

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UPDATED – 9/1/19 – Delaware State Police have released the name of the New Jersey man killed in the crash in Harbeson as 79 year old John Acken. ======================================================== A crash between a tractor trailer and Subaru Outback Friday afternoon at Indian Mission and Beaver Dam Roads has left a 79 year old New Jersey…

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Harbeson Bus Crash Injures 5


Five people received minor injuries after an SUV failed to remain stopped at a stop sign on Hurdle Ditch Road and pulled into the path of a school bus that was southbound on Harbeson Road. The crash occurred just after 3pm – the school bus went off the road and struck a ditch. Delaware State…

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Millsboro Teen Cited after Harbeson Crash


A woman from Lewes was injured in a crash last night at Routes 5 and 9. Delaware State Police tell WGMD that just after 7pm Sunday an SUV and Taurus were approaching the intersection on Route 9 when the 17 year old from Millsboro driving the Taurus accelerated to make a left turn and collided…

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Harbeson Road Railroad Crossing Work Postponed


Work to repair and replace the railroad crossing on Harbeson Road just south of Route 9 has been postponed.  The contractor has found that additional design changes are needed.  DelDOT tells WGMD that while no rescheduled date has been set – it could later in July.  WGMD will have more on this closing as it…

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