Parking & Transportation Study to be Done This Summer in Rehoboth Beach

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Rehoboth Beach Commissioners have authorized a study that will focus on parking, traffic and congestion in the resort. The $150,000 study will be conducted by the Rossi Group, a Maryland-based civil engineering and planning company and will begin this summer so that planners can see first hand the issues that come up during the summer…

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DelDOT Traffic Alert for Roxana Area Intersection Next Week

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Next week, DelDOT will be converting the Two-Way Stop Control at the intersection of SR17 Roxana Road and Daisey Road to an All-Way Stop Control with new signs and pavement markings. The work will start at 9 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14th, depending on weather conditions. Flaggers will be on-site…

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Independence Day Travel Tips

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Vehicles, cyclists, scooters and pedestrians will all be on the move this weekend. DelDOT urges drivers and everyone to proceed with caution and to expect congestion.To date, there have been 75 crash-related fatalities in Delaware this year, a 40% increase over the same time of last year. “No matter how you plan to get around…

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Reaching The Beach: More Funding Announced For MD 90 Project

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Transportation Secretary James Ports Jr. spoke near Ocean City Monday (photo courtesy of Governor Larry Hogan's Office)
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Monday announced that $15-million will be allocated to move the Maryland Route 90 project forward. The funding will enable the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration to accelerate planning and move to the design phase for improving the 12-mile stretch between Route 50 and Coastal Highway.The western portion of Route…

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It’s Bike To Work Week 2022

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You may encounter more cyclists on the roads this week.It is Bike to Work Week, and the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration said there may be more participants as more workplaces are starting to return to normal.Motorists and bicyclists should be aware that the roads are meant to be shared and they should…

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Truck Overturns On Route 113 NB, Georgetown

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Update: this crash was cleared shortly before 10 a.m. and all northbound lanes of Route 113 reopened. A truck has overturned early this morning (Friday) on Dupont Boulevard (US 113 northbound) in the 22,300 block, Georgetown. Northbound lanes were closed. Motorists are advised to consider alternate routes. Reportedly the accident involves a chicken truck.

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Del., Md. Boost Patrols To Make Roads Safe This Holiday Season

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Enforcement and education are being stressed in Delaware and Maryland as motorists take to the roads for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Through the holiday season, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety plans to partner with law enforcement agencies to increase patrols searching for signs of impaired driving. While the number of DUI-related accidents in Delaware…

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Oct. Happenings Will Draw Crowds – And Traffic

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October happenings will draw crowds this weekend, and are likely to generate traffic. Motorists should be aware of closures, detours and potential delays. -Bridgeville’s Apple Scrapple Festival is today and tomorrow. Local roads will be closed or restricted. -Dewey Goes Pink on Saturday could also result in delays on Route 1 in the area of…

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Firefly Festival Returns, And So Does The Traffic

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The Firefly Music Festival returns to The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway Thursday. Thousands of guests camp out for the four-day event, which was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to DelDOT, motorists should anticipate delays on Route 13 and Delaware Route 1 at various times through the weekend. The Transportation Management…

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Sept. Events Will Likely Result In Traffic Congestion

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Now that it’s September, several large events are likely to draw big crowds and will probably lead to traffic delays and congestion. DelDOT wants to get the word out, and motorists are advised to plan ahead and use caution: ———————————————————————————————————————————– 43rd Annual Nanticoke Indian Festival – Friday, September 10 through Sunday, September 12 The event will…

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Md. State Police Enhance Patrols For Holiday Weekend

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Maryland State Police troopers will be on extra alert for speeders and impaired, distracted or aggressive drivers over the Labor Day weekend. Troopers are using a variety of initiatives starting today (Thursday) to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to any incidents and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed. Additional troopers will support…

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DelDOT Hopes To Keep Traffic Moving Through Labor Day Weekend

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Delaware motorists and visitors during Labor Day weekend get a break from construction-related lane closures. Ongoing traffic pattern shifts may remain in place, but active construction resumes after Monday. “While we do have construction zones on Route 24 and other places, currently, we won’t be out doing any temporary lane restrictions and things of that…

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Civil Air Patrol Provides Beach Traffic Reports to DelDOT

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A familiar sound in the sky on summer weekends isn’t always a banner plane. Delaware has been one of the few states that uses theĀ Civil Air PatrolĀ (CAP) for airborne traffic observations. The CAP’s newer fuel-injection six-cylinder Cessna 182s — like the one shown below — generate that unique sound we hear that is more powerful…

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Prepare For 4th Of July Traffic: Here’s What To Know

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Independence Day is almost here, and the height of the summer tourism season at the beach is beginning. That means more people on the roads, and more traffic considerations you should plan for. Delaware Department of Transportation Community Relations Director C.R. McLeod told WGMD News that many lane closures will start to be lifted early…

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Travel Advisory: Route 24 Delay Near Lewes

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UPDATE: 12:38 P.M. – Travelers can expect intermittent lane restrictions on John J. Williams Highway (Route 24) in the area of Mulberry Knoll Road due to repairs to a downed pole. Shawnee Road has fully reopened in the area of Hidden Meadow Lane. (earlier story) Motorists who are out early on New Year’s morning are…

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