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MOTORIST ADVISORY: I-295SB Construction Work from US 130 Overpass to Base of Delaware Memorial Bridge Milling and Overlay Work to Close Multiple Lanes over Next Few Nights
By JSalmon on 05/08/2017: 0 Comments  

 I-295SB Construction Work from US 130 Overpass to Base of Delaware Memorial Bridge
Milling and Overlay Work to Close Multiple Lanes over Next Few Nights

(New Castle, DE) Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) maintenance crews will be performing highway construction work from the U.S. 130 overpass to the base of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The work, which involves milling and new asphalt overlay, will take place at night from May 8-May 10, 2017. Below is the schedule for the construction activity:

Monday, May 8
Beginning at approximately 5:00 p.m., the shoulder and adjacent far left lane will be closed for milling. At approximately 8:00 p.m., a second left lane will be closed for milling. At 11:00 p.m., a third lane will close as a buffer to complete milling process and paving work. From 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., one lane (far right) will be open for traffic approach to the Delaware Memorial Bridge. All lanes open by 6:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 9
Beginning at 6:00 p.m., the far right lane beginning at a location north of the U.S. 130 overpass will be closed to traffic. The off-ramp to U.S. 130 will remain open. The on-ramp from U.S. 130 to I-295S will initially be put in a stopped condition at the base during milling and eventually closed for paving. Full closure will take place during the hours with the least traffic and vehicles. At 7:00 p.m., milling will be begin on the right should and adjacent right lane. At 8:00 p.m., a second lane will be closed for milling. At 11:00 p.m., a third lane will close as a buffer to complete the milling process and paving work. From 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., one lane (far left) will be open for traffic approach to the Delaware Memorial Bridge. All lanes open by 6:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 10
Beginning at 8:00 p.m., long line striping work to be accomplished with shoulder and adjacent lane closures.

This schedule is subject to weather conditions and construction progress. Safety of the traveling public, highway contractors on-site, and DRBA employees continues to be our highest priority. Motorists are urged to be careful and to stay alert in and around construction zones, and obey all posted speed limit signs. Travelers are also reminded that DRBA police units will maintain an active presence in the construction area and will strictly enforce motor vehicle laws. Fines for speeding and other moving violations are doubled in a construction zone. Motorists may follow the Bridge on Twitter @demembridge for the latest in traffic information.