The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced that due to construction, the Auburn Valley Trail and parking lot in Auburn Valley State Park will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians beginning March 18.

The work is necessary to prepare for construction of new bridge abutments and new wetland construction on Farm Lane. The trail and parking lot are expected to be closed for approximately two months, depending on weather conditions.

Trail visitors are encouraged to use Yorklyn Bridge and Oversee Farm trails during the construction period.

For more, call 729-4280.