MOTORIST ADVISORY: Ramp from I-295 Northbound to U.S. Route 13 Northbound to be closed from July 11 – August 8, 2016
(New Castle, DE) The Delaware River and Bay Authority’s (DRBA) contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc. of Middletown, Delaware, is working on the I-295 Southbound Reconstruction project designed to modernize the approach roads to the Delaware Memorial Bridge and to enhance safety for the traveling public.
On Monday, July 11, the ramp from I-295 Northbound to U.S. Route 13 Northbound will be closed to all traffic. This ramp will remain closed through August 8, 2016. During the closure period, construction crews will be working on new pile support and foundation expansion for the widened I-295 Southbound bridge over U.S. Route 13.
The posted detour route will direct motorists to continue on I-295 Northbound, take the exit for Route 9 north, continue to the I-295 Southbound ramp and then proceed to the U.S. Route 13 Northbound ramp.
Safety of the traveling public, highway contractors on-site, and DRBA employees continues to be our highest priority. Travelers are urged to be careful and stay alert in and around construction zones, and obey all posted speed limit signs. For the latest traffic information, follow the Delaware Memorial Bridge on Twitter @demembridge or visit the Authority's website at www.drba.net/DelawareMemorialBridge/DRBALiveTrafficCameras.aspx for live traffic feeds.
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.