Flooded roads, downed trees and power lines throughout the region
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced that several roads across the state being impacted due to high water levels, fallen trees, power lines, and debris associated with yesterday and today’s weather. The road postings will remain in effect until the water has receded to safe travel levels.
New Castle County
Trees blocking road and down power lines:
Thompson Station Road between Woodlawn Drive and Brandywine Creek Road Smith Bridge Road:
East Saulsbury Road/Bedford Drive;
Centerville Road/Boxwood Road;
U.S. Route 40 at LaGrange Avenue;
Old Corbitt Road: Water on the roadway;
And Route 9 at Thorntown Road: Water on the roadway.
Due to high water, SR 1 northbound/southbound remains closed (Charles W. Cullen Bridge over the Indian River Inlet) between Town of Dewey’s southern limits and Fred Hudson Road.
Northbound: The detour northbound from Bethany follows Route 26 westbound to U.S. Route 113 northbound onto Route 24 eastbound and returning to SR 1.
Southbound: The detour southbound leaves SR 1 at Route 24 in Rehoboth Beach and heads westbound onto U.S. Route 113 southbound to Route 26 eastbound and back to SR 1.
Detour signage is posted for motorists.
Long Neck Road closed between White House Road and dead end;
Cedar Beach Road and Light House Road near Milford: Water on the roadway;
River Road is closed between Chief Road and Layton-Davis Road;
Several roads in Oak Orchard have water on the roadway and may be closed due to high water;
South Inlet Road at the Indian River Inlet: Water on the roadway;
Waterview Road closed at Camp Arrowhead Road;
Canary Road: Water on the roadway;
Pilot Town Road: Water on the roadway;
Old Mill Road at Route 26: Water on the roadway.
Frederica Road: Water on the roadway
North and South Market Street at 12th Street closed (Frederica);
Ponderosa Drive at Barkers Landing: Water on the roadway; Cypress Branch Road at Evergreen Road: Water on the roadway; Fork Landing Road closed between Rothermel Road and Carpenter Bridge Road;
Port Mahon Road closed due to high water
Hebert Road: Water on the roadway
DelDOT’s Transportation Management Center (TMC) and WTMC-1380 AM provides motorists real-time traffic conditions throughout the state. Motorists can contact the TMC 24/7 to report any travel or traffic related issues at the following numbers: Dial #77 from any cell phone; (302) 659-4600; or 1-800-324-8379.
Motorists may adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available for Apple & Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free, search for “DelDOT” at the Apple and Google Play stores. With the DelDOT App you can view real time traffic cameras, travel times, delays, advisories, and also listen to WTMC 1380 AM.