The interchange of Interstate 95 and Route 896 is being reconstructed. (DelDOT photo)

Interchange of I-95, Route 896 to be redone, starting May 7

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

This post has been updated. A massive project starts in May to reconfigure the interchange between Interstate 95 and Route 896 just south of Newark. Here’s the latest schedule: Sunday, May 7:¬† Multi-lane overnight closure on southbound I-95 between Route 72 and the Route 896 interchange, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, May 8 and¬†Tuesday, May 9: Single overnight …

I-495 northbound partly reopened at I-95 split

Betsy PriceFeatured, Government, Headlines

The two left lanes of Interstate 495 northbound are now open at¬†the I-95/I-495 split, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced. The two right lanes remain closed, following an accident. DelDOT used today’s accident to promote its app, with access to real-time traffic cameras, travel times, delays and advisories. Motorists can call DelDOT’s¬†Transportation Management Center 24/7 to report any travel or …

Burning off peroxide after I-95 accident triggers stay at home warning

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Police & Fire

The controlled burn (DelDOT photo) An accident that closed Interstate 95 near Route 141 took an unusual turn this afternoon when authorities decided to burn off the peroxide being carried in a tractor trailer. The accident involved a pickup truck pulling the trailer bearing the peroxide colliding with a disabled vehicle on the road. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources …