Letter to the Editor: Solutions to Sussex traffic ills needed

Recently, I proposed that the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) investigate the possibility of constructing an additional bridge over the Indian River to provide traffic relief in and around Millsboro. Southeastern Sussex County is the most densely populated portion of the county. Much of the traffic flowing to this region moves over the Indian River […]

Letter to the Editor: Kudos for improving intersection

Thank you DelDOT for addressing the challenges of the intersection located at Route 14 at Killens Pond Road and Deep Grass Lane. Improvements to this intersection are much needed. I look forward to the completed project! Linda Evans Houston

Speak Out: Taking a toll

Citing safety and citizen concerns, the Delaware and Maryland Police Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Units worked together to target commercial vehicles bypassing the new U.S. 301 toll road, authorities said. The two-day operation was conducted on Feb. 28 and March 1. During the operation, 85 commercial motor vehicles were stopped and found to be bypassing […]

Speak Out: Easier traveling?

Drivers can now travel from the Christiana Mall to the Milton area without encountering any traffic signals. The Delaware Department of Transportation opened the new realignment Monday afternoon for Del. 1 northbound at Bowers Beach Road. Southbound access followed by Monday evening. The opening means drivers can now hop off Del. 1 and onto Bowers […]

Troopers investigating Smyrna Del. 1 crash

  SMYRNA — The Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a serious crash involving two vehicles that took place on Del. 1 in Smyrna, late Saturday afternoon. The initial investigation has determined that a 2007 Chevrolet Impala was traveling southbound on Del. 1 approaching the Del. 6 overpass when for an unknown reason the […]

Traffic alert: Construction slows Little Heaven northbound

FREDERICA — An ongoing construction project in the Little Heaven-Frederica area has slowed northbound traffic on Del. 1 as one lane is closed. The Delaware Department of Transportation said the lane will re-open at 3 p.m.

Sound Off Delaware: Dover parking

In a recent Commentary, Delaware State University professor Dr. Samuel Hoff offered a suggestion that instead of a Dover parking garage, the city utilize a combination of two ground-level covered parking areas with free spaces at each end of downtown along with Park-and-Ride buses, which would offer transportation back and forth, • Agree 100 percent. […]

Delmar man killed by car trying to cross U.S. 13 in Delmar

DELMAR — A 33-year-old Delmar man was struck and killed by a car while trying to cross U.S. 13 on foot in Delmar early Saturday morning, according to the Delaware State Police. An initial investigation determined that around 12:16 a.m. Saturday a 2018 Honda Accord, driven by a 45-year-old Seaford man, was traveling northbound on […]

Lawyers: Secret Service not liable in Biden motorcade crash

DOVER — Government lawyers say a Secret Service agent is not to blame for a car accident in Delaware involving Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade. Gina Cherwaty of Selbyville is suing the government over injuries she says she sustained in 2016 when Secret Service agent James Hall ran a red light in Wilmington and struck […]

Upcoming events to interrupt area traffic

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Transportation said motorists can expect road and lane restrictions with an interruption to traffic for the following special events in October. • Dewey Goes Pink-Dewey Beach on Saturday, Oct. 6. Motorists can expect delays in traffic from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 on Del. 1 […]