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DelDOT planning 2 “Super Weekend” I-95 closures

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

      Department of Transportation officials said during a community workshop Thursday night that the bulk of the I-95 “Restore the Corridor” project should be complete by early 2023.  Weather permitting, DelDOT is planning two “super weekends” — one in mid-September and another in late September. On Friday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. I-95 southbound through Wilmington will close. …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – April 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Bentz reverses course: Pot bill to get full public hearing Bentz, Dems refuse to allow public comment on marijuana bill Middletown residents fight to stop warehouse construction Seaford test scores improve with focus on science of reading Red Clay board votes to do compliance review of Wilmington Charter Culture UDance hopes to break fundraising …

Restore the Corridor speeders will get tickets starting Monday

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Interstate 95   Since January, drivers entering the Restore the Corridor construction zone in Wilmington have been warned the speed limit has been lowered to 45 mph and is checked by cameras. Starting Monday, April 18, tickets will start being issued using those cameras, the Delaware Department of Transportation announce Friday. First-time offenders will get a warning. All subsequent violations …

Planning Council: If I-95 is capped, what should go there?

Ken Mammarella Headlines

Officials are considering capping I-95 to improve Wilmington’s cityscape. (Wilmapco)   A regional planning agency is gathering public input on what to do if land is created over part of Interstate 95 in Wilmington during the Restore the Corridor project. The Wilmington Area Planning Council is running an online survey that ends Jan. 21. It follows two hearings on capping …

DelDOT to use electronic speed cameras on I-95 construction

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo)   With traffic accidents up 49% since Restore the Corridor work started in Wilmington, DelDOT says it will begin using speed cameras to ticket those who aren’t following work zone rules. The Electronic Speed Safety Program will start Monday, Jan. 17, and only be in effect in Wilmington until the end of …

Phase two of I-95 rehabilitation to bring new traffic patterns, closures

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo by Chris Boswell, Getty Images. As the I-95 Restore the Corridor project in Wilmington transitions to its second phase, DelDOT officials have announced upcoming changes to traffic patterns. Phase two construction will require closures of I-95 Southbound in Wilmington throughout the month of December, including: Monday, December 13 through Thursday, December 16, 2021: Overnight Closures (9 PM to 5 …

One northbound I95 ramp to close, another to open Sunday night

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Weather permitting,  one ramp allowing access to northbound Interstate 95 in Wilmington will close Sunday night, Aug. 1, and another will open. That means routes will change by Monday morning for traffic going into and out of the city. Closing will be the Adams Street/Delaware Avenue on-ramp for I95 northbound Opening will be the 10th Street/Adams Street On-Ramp to …

Warning: I95 southbound to be closed in city tonight for repairs

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Interstate 95. (Delaware Department of Transportation photo)   A part of Interstate 95 southbound in Wilmington will be closed at 7 p.m. Monday night for emergency repair of a guardrail damaged in a crash Tuesday night. The section of I95 between Delaware Avenue and the Jackson Street onramp will reopen about 5 a.m. Thursday, the Delaware Department of Transportation said …