The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that contractor R.E. Pierson Construction will close one lane for patching on state 141 southbound, between state Route 48/Lancaster Pike and state Route 52/Kennett Pike, Wilmington, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10.

There are areas that have deteriorated on SR 141 southbound and the concrete needs to be removed and hot mix patches installed. Motorists should anticipate delays within this vicinity and take alternate routes.