The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the bridge over Christina Creek on Welsh Tract Road, between Otts Chapel Road and College Avenue, Newark, will be closed from 7 a.m. Aug. 19 to 4 p.m. Aug. 30.

DelDOT's contractor will do bridge deck work and paint of the bridge on Welsh Tract Road. The bridge closure will not begin until the work is finished with West Chestnut Hill Road.

Detour Routes are Southbound College Avenue onto Chestnut Hill Road westbound to Otts Chapel Road to return to Welsh Tract Road; Northbound College Avenue to Chestnut Hill Road westbound onto Otts Chapel Road and back to Welsh Tract Road; Otts Chapel Road Southbound to Chestnut Hill Road eastbound to South College Avenue return to Welsh Tract Road; and Otts Chapel Road Northbound to Chestnut Hill Road eastbound to South College Avenue to Welsh Tract Road.

Detour signage will be posted.