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Press Release -- January 11, 2019

TRAFFIC ALERT - Closure of Route 5/Harbeson Road, North of US 9 Intersection for Bridge Replacement?


Harbeson (Sussex County) -- WHEN: 6:00 AM on January 22, 2019 until 6:00 AM on March 21, 2019, pending weather.

WHERE: Route 5/Harbeson Road, North of US 9/Lewes-Georgetown Highway between Diamond Farm Road and Harbeson.

WHAT: DelDOT's contractor will be closing Route 5, just north of the intersection with US 9 in order to replace a bridge structure and begin road widening of the existing intersection.

Detour Routes:

Route 5/Harbeson Road will be closed north of the US 9/Lewes-Georgetown Highway.

Motorists leaving Milton to travel southbound on Route 5/Harbeson Road will need to utilize Sand Hill Road westbound to Route 30/Gravel Hill Road southbound to eastbound US 9/Lewes-Georgetown Highway.

Traffic leaving Harbeson to travel northbound to Route 5/Harbeson Road will need to utilize US 9/Lewes-Georgetown Highway westbound to Route 30/Gravel Hill Road northbound, to eastbound Sand Hill Road.

For all of the other intersecting routes, motorists should follow the posted detour signage.

During this construction, all businesses will remain open to the public.



View full press release at: https://www.deldot.gov/About/news/index.shtml?dc=release&id=7470