Motorist Advisory #3: Normal Operations on the Delaware Memorial Bridge
(New Castle, DE) Effective this morning at 8:00 a.m., the Delaware Memorial Bridge is open to all traffic. All restrictions have been lifted on the Twin Spans, including lane closures and reduced speed limits.
Yesterday afternoon, Delaware River and Bay Authority officials had banned tractor-trailers, motorcycles, campers, buses and all vehicles prone to instability at high winds from travelling on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. In addition, speed limits were reduced to 25 mph and the outside lanes were closed in both directions.
DRBA officials strongly advise that motorists avoid any unnecessary travel today. Travelers are urged to call the Delaware Memorial Bridge at 302.571.6368 for current information about traffic conditions or follow us on Twitter @demembridge.