DelDOT opens stretch of Milton trail

MILTON — The Delaware Department of Transportation secretary officially opened the new Milton Rails to Trails Phase II project Monday. Part of more than 500 miles of pedestrian and bike trails in the state, the project connects Wagamon’s West Shores to Milton. It includes the installation of 1,600 feet of trail and the rebuilding and […]

Lane closures suspended for holiday weekend

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Transportation will be suspending construction-related lane closures Thursday through Sunday.DART services will operate on a Saturday schedule this Friday. Route 305-Beach Connection from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach begins service that day, operating Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. New this Independence Day, DART offers bus service in New Castle County on […]

Delaware Memorial Bridge to begin taking cash Thursday

NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Memorial Bridge Twin Span will begin collecting cash at its southbound toll plaza Thursday. To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, all toll operators will be required to wear a face mask and gloves while collecting cash tolls. Protective Plexiglas “sneeze” guards have been installed in the toll booths.All Delaware […]

Five Points virtual open houses planned

SUSSEX COUNTY – A Five Points Transportation Study Virtual Open House is scheduled for five upcoming sessions to provide an overview of the annual report, including a look ahead for this year. Materials and registration are available at Each drop-in session will include a presentation and a moderated question and answer period with the […]

Lafferty Lane stretch in Dover to be closed

DOVER – A crossroad pipe replacement will require a stretch of Lafferty Lane to be closed from 7 a.m. on Monday to 3 p.m. on May 22, pending weather. Lafferty Lane will be closed beween Horsepond Road and Bay Road. The project is designed to provide better drainage, the Delaware Department of Transportation said. Detour […]

Roadwork speeds up as traffic slows

DOVER — Drivers are heeding state travel restrictions as the pandemic continues for a third month, according to recent traffic counts. COVID-19 hasn’t stopped Delaware’s road projects, however, and there’s actually more available time to work on them now. “The reduction in traffic volumes across the state over the past six weeks has provided opportunities […]

Roadwork in Sussex

Railroad work to close portion of Lazy Lagoon Road FRANKFORD — Lazy Lagoon Road in Frankford, between U.S. 113 and Pepper Road, will be closed starting at 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 14, and lasting until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, pending weather, while the Maryland and Delaware Railroad replaces, resurfaces and performs general […]

DelDOT keeps roadwork projects on track through pandemic

DOVER — Time does not wait on any project when it comes to keeping Delaware’s roadways, bridges and other infrastructure in top-running condition. That’s what has made the challenge of working through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic so challenging for the Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) employees and the contractors that work for them. Keeping roads […]

Biden Welcome Center to reopen limited services

NEWARK – Effective Wednesday at 6 a.m., the Biden Welcome Center on I-95 in Newark will reopen to the public in a limited capacity. The center had closed operations on March 17 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The facility operator, HMS Host, has offered to reopen the welcome center to help the trucking community […]

DelDOT waiving DMV late fees due to virus

DOVER — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Transportation is waiving all late fee for vehicle registration and driver license renewals until further notice. DelDOT is also urging customers to use its website,, for vehicle services, or utilize the drive-through services at all the state’s Division of Motor Vehicle locations. The agency […]