The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of Old Kennett Road, between Way Road and Ashland Clinton School Road in Wilmington, for the replacement of crossroad pipes.

The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Jan. 22 until 5 p.m March 31, pending weather.

The detour route will be from Owls Nest Road to Kennett Pike to Snuff Mill Road and vice versa. Detour signage is posted for motorists.