Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo

Delaware clears up after wind, rain and high tide

Ken Mammarella Government

Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo

Route 1 in Sussex County on Friday. DelDOT photo

By noon Saturday, it appears that the worst was over from the miserable conditions on Friday — high winds, heavy rain and tidal surges — that closed roads throughout Delaware.

That said, “motorists are urged to drive with caution because standing water may still be present” on shoulders, Delaware State Police warned.

As of noon, Delmarva Power reported only 14 outages, affecting 17 customers.

Here’s the latest report from the Delaware Department of Transportation:

New Castle County closures

Airport Road at Nonesuch Creek

Fleming Landing Road

Blackbird Landing Road between Union Church Road and Gumbush Road

High water

Route 9 at Dragon Creek

Kent County closures

Big Stone Beach Road between Herring Road and New Wharf Road (bridge overtopped and closed)

Port Mahon Road

Roadways with high water

South Bowers

Sussex County closures

Cedar Beach Road between Mills Road and Drawbridge

Market Street between High Street/Water Street

Roadways with high water

Lighthouse Road

Slaughter Beach

Woodland Road at Woodland Ferry Road

Motorists who encounter a flooded roadway or debris on the road are encouraged to contact the Transportation Management Center at #77.

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