The Delaware Department of Transportation encouraged the residents of Paper Mill Road and other interested parties to attend a public and virtual workshop from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Road, Newark, to discuss the proposed replacement of Bridge 1-227 on Paper Mill Road.

The purpose of the workshop is to present the details of the proposed improvements to Bridge 1-227 and to solicit feedback from the public regarding the plans.

The workshop will be available online beginning Oct. 2 and will be accessible for at least 30 days. The virtual workshop can be found at bit.ly/2wUE4uy.

Interested persons are encouraged to express their views in writing, giving reasons for, or in opposition to, the proposed project, either during the workshop; by mail to DelDOT Community Relations, P.O. Box 778, Dover, DE 19903; or by email to dotpr@state.de.us.

For more, call 800-652-5600 or 760-2080 or write to the above address.