MOTORIST ADVISORY – Two Lanes Closed on Delaware-bound Span of Delaware Memorial Bridge for Suspender Rope Construction Work

(New Castle, DE) The Delaware River and Bay Authority’s (DRBA) contractor, American Bridge Company, will be performing suspender rope construction activity on the Delaware bound Span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The construction activity, which is currently taking place in the left lane of the southbound span, involves the replacement of multiple suspender ropes.

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, the two left lanes on the Delaware-bound span will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to facilitate suspender rope replacement work.

The two right lanes will be open to traffic. Motorists should expect delays. The safety of the traveling public and on-site maintenance workers is the agency’s highest priority. Motorists are urged to be careful and stay alert in and around construction zones, and obey all posted speed limit signs. Motorists may follow the Bridge on Twitter @demembridge for the latest in traffic information.

About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The DRBA, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Forts Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All DRBA operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities. For more information, visit www.drba.net.


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