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

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

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