Smile: That School Bus May Be Watching You

School bus - photo courtesy of Sussex Tech School District
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School districts on Delmarva that did not start the new school year before Labor Day are doing so this week. That means more school buses are rolling out each weekday. At least one school district is providing an additional layer of safety and security for students who take the bus. The Sussex Tech Board of…

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DelDOT Plans to Replace Woodland Ferry Captain House

DelDOT has announced plans to replace the Woodland Ferry Captain House (photo courtesy of DelDOT)
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DelDOT plans to replace the Woodland Ferry Captain House next year. The facility is a former residence. It was most recently renovated in 1993. “With the support of our area legislators, DelDOT is committed to maintaining ferry operations across the Nanticoke River, and this new building will ensure our deckhands have a facility that fully…

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New Look for Somerset St. in Ocean City

Somerset St. Streetscape project was opened with a ribbon cutting event Aug. 14th (photo shared by Town of Ocean City on Facebook)
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Work has been completed on a streetscape project on Somerset Street in Ocean City. Somerset Street now has new brick sidewalks, landscaping and other improvements. The project was undertaken by the Town of Ocean City and the Ocean City Development Corporation. Elected officials, local citizens and visitors gathered for a ribbon-cutting event Sunday.

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Georgetown East Gateway Overhaul Completed

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The Georgetown East Gateway Project has officially been opened as DelDOT officials, along with Senator Tom Carper, D-Del., members of Sussex County Council and others gathered this week to cut the ribbon.  This project was two years from beginning to end – to realign the intersection of  Route 9 and Sand Hill and Airport Roads…

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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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Rehoboth Park & Ride To Be Modernized With Grant Support

Senator Tom Carper and others gathered at the Rehoboth Park & Ride for a grant announcement Tuesday (photo shared by Sen. Tom Carper on Twitter)
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The Rehoboth Beach Park & Ride will be modernized in support of DART’s efforts to move to zero-emissions buses, thanks in part to a Federal Transit Administration Bus and Bus Facility Grant of $5.4-million. Senator Tom Carper, D-Del., DelDOT Secretary Nicole Majeski and Delaware Transit Corporation CEO John Sisson gathered Tuesday in Rehoboth Beach for…

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Lewes Line Begins Service at 8:30 Monday Morning

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The Mayor and Council of Lewes will kick off the Lewes Line Monday morning at 8:30 at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes. The Lewes Line is a pilot seasonal transit program to move residents and visitors to key locations throughout Lewes. This will help alleviate parking and traffic congestion on local streets and…

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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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Ferry Upgrades Detailed In DRBA Capital Improvement Plan

The MV New Jersey of the Cape May - Lewes Ferry in drydock (photo courtesy of Delaware River and Bay Authority)
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Several infrastructure-related projects at the Cape May – Lewes Ferry are addressed in the Delaware River and Bay Authority’s 2022 Capital Improvement Program and Five-Year Strategic Plan. The program would fund annual vessel maintenance and dry-docking as well as the periodic replacement of motors. Also, a master plan would be updated to start the process…

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Woodland Ferry Will Not Operate This Weekend

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The Woodland Ferry will not be in service on Christmas day as well as on Sunday. According to DelDOT, operations are expected to resume Monday at 7:00 a.m. The Woodland Ferry crosses the Nanticoke River in the Seaford area. For updates from DelDOT about the Woodland Ferry’s status, please CLICK HERE

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Gov. Carney Releases Delaware Climate Action Plan

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Governor John Carney has released a Delaware Climate Action Plan, which he says is a blueprint for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to leave the state better prepared for the impacts of climate change by prioritizing clean energy and improved energy efficiency. The Climate Action Plan resulted from a year-long process that involved Delawareans,…

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Del. Faces Shortage Of School Bus Drivers

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Delaware school bus drivers are in demand, with a new school year just weeks away. According to the Delaware Department of Education, local districts and charter schools are getting few new applicants to meet a shortage of bus drivers. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the shortage, because the age of many drivers put them at higher…

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Maryland Transportation Officials Tracking 2 Storms Today & Tuesday

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is tracking two storms that will impact the state beginning later today and again Tuesday afternoon. Crews are pre-treating roads today in advance of the coming storm. The first storm is poised to move across Maryland Monday evening, with most impacts in the north and…

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Maryland’s Move Over Law Expands to Other Vehicles

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Maryland’s expanded “Move Over Law” has gone into effect as of, Monday, October 1st, and expands to other vehicles. The law will now also apply to transportation, service and utility vehicles, as well as waste and recycling trucks, with yellow or amber flashing lights or signal devices. The law requires drivers approaching an emergency vehicle…

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