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America’s 9/11 Foundation Ride along I-95 & I295 
Motorcycle Rally from DC to Ground Zero on Saturday, August 20


The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that a planned motorcycle rally sponsored by America’s 9/11 Foundation is expected to impact northbound I-95 traffic on Saturday, August 20. The America's 9/11 Ride is tribute event designed for Remembering the Heroes, Volunteers, and Victims who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. The America’s 9/11 Ride is an Annual Memorial Ride which takes place in August respecting each site and the survivors, allowing them to mourn during September.

Motorists should expect major delays on I-95 northbound when the rally begins in DC and no traffic will be allowed to pass the riders. The rolling road block will decrease in speed when the bikers approach the I-95 Newark Toll Plaza in order to pay tolls at approximately 10:00A on Saturday, August 20. This will cause several miles of back-ups on I-95 northbound. This event will require the temporary closure of I-95 northbound on-ramps from the I-95 Newark Toll Plaza for several minutes until the procession passes each on-ramp. Ramps along I-295 between I-95 and Route 9 will be impacted as the motorcycles travel to New Jersey.

Police officers will temporarily shut down ramp access to the northbound traffic on the Delaware Memorial Bridge at approximately 10:30A.  Message boards will display traffic related messages to warn of ramp closures that are caused by this event. Information will also be posted on DelDOT's radio station, WTMC 1380 AM.  

For further information for the planned motorcycle rally,www.Americas911ride.org

 

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