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Press Release -- April 15, 2019

TRAFFIC ALERT - Bridge Repairs Will Require Nighttime Lane Closures on Route 1 Southbound/Northbound

St. Georges (New Castle County) -- WHEN: 7:00 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 through Wednesday, May 8, 2019, pending weather.

No work on Fridays and Saturdays.

WHERE: Bridge over Dragon Run Creek on Route 1 between US 13 and Kirk St. Georges Road, northwest of St. Georges.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will be repairing the bridge deck. Route 1 southbound nighttime lane closures will begin on April 22, 2019 through April 30, 2019.

After the work is finished on Route 1 southbound; the contractor will proceed to close lanes on Route 1 northbound. The Route 1 northbound nighttime lane closures will begin on May 1, 2019 through May 8, 2019, pending weather.

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes.

Variable message boards will be posted and motorists should anticipate lane shifts on Route 1 southbound/northbound. At all times, one lane will remain open to motorists.

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