The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of the Route 896 southbound onramp to Interstate 95 southbound, south of Newark, beginning at 12:01 a.m. March 25 through midnight April 5.

DelDOT’s contractor Eastern Highway Specialists will be doing structural maintenance on the bridge over the Christina River.

Detour Route is Route 896 southbound, right to I-95 northbound ramp, take Exit 3B to Route 273 westbound ramp, then right to the I-95 southbound ramp.

Detour signage will be posted.