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Press Release -- April 21, 2017

TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Inspections Will Require Daytime Lane Closures -Wilmington

Wilmington (New Castle County) -- The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor Pennoni will be inspecting bridges during the weeks of April 24 and May 1.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.

Lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on I-95 between I-495 and Frawley Stadium

Tuesday, April 25: Alternating left lane closures on I-95 in the southbound and northbound directions between I-495 and Frawley Stadium. The southbound closure will take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. with the northbound lane closure to follow immediately after. Once the left lane closures are completed; rolling right shoulder closures will occur on I-95 southbound and northbound between I-495 and Frawley Stadium.

Bridge over Christina River on South Market Street between Rosa Parks Drive and "A" Street

Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4: Alternating right and left lane closures on South Walnut Street in the southbound direction between Rosa Parks Drive and "A" Street.

Friday, May 5: Multiple intermittent bridge openings throughout the day to complete inspections in areas only accessible while the bridge is open. Motorists and pedestrians should expect delays when traveling in this area.

South Market Street will remain open with no restrictions between the bridge openings. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be permitted, before the opening of the bridge.

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