Part of Grubb to close for a day; lane closures on I-95, I-495

Ken MammarellaHeadlines, Traffic

(Delaware Department of Transportation)

(2017 Delaware Department of Transportation photo)



Upcoming road and lane closures affecting drivers in northern New Castle County include Grubb Road for sewer work, Interstate 495 for mowing and picking up litter, I-95 for bridge inspections and South Market Street for inspections.

The Delaware Department of Transportation used the news of this work to promote the governor’s anti-litter campaign and the DelDOT app to show traffic cameras, travel times, delays, advisories and DART information.

DelDOT has announced the following schedule, all pending weather.

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Grubb Road

Grubb Road at Naamans Road will be closed for sewer work at the historic Jester house property. The closure will run 7 p.m. Monday, May 17, through 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 18. At all times, residents will have access but may need to take the posted detour.


The right lane of I-495 northbound between Philadelphia Pike and the Pennsylvania state line will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for mowing and picking up litter.

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A contractor for several nights will be inspecting bridges on I-95 in both directions south of the Restore the Corridor project, with intermittent lane closures from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

On Sunday and Monday, there will be alternating double right and double left lane closures on I-95 northbound between Exit 1/Route 896 and Exit 3/Route273.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, there will be alternating single right and double left lane closures on I-95 southbound between Exit 4A/Routes 1/7 and the Biden Welcome Center.

South Market Street

On Wednesday and Thursday, a contractor will perform mechanical and electrical inspection of the bridge over Christina River on Route 13/South Market Street between A Street and Rosa Parks Drive in Wilmington.

The bridge opening will take place between 8 and 11 each night and may take approximately ten minutes.

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