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Nighttime closure of I-295, I-95 southbound, Exits 5B, 3B for bridge work

Delaware News Desk

As part of the Route 141, Interstate 95 Interchange to Jay Drive Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation’s contractor R.E. Pierson will close Interstate 295 southbound between Exit 5/Ramp to Route 141 northbound and I-95 southbound and exits for bridge work.

The nighttime closure of I-295 southbound will begin at 8 p.m. Aug. 5 until 6 a.m. Aug. 6. I-295 southbound to I-95 southbound merge will be closed. Motorists will take Exit 5/Route 141 northbound and take Exit 3B to I-95 southbound, Newark/Baltimore.

From 8 p.m. Aug. 6 until 6 a.m. Aug. 7, I-95 southbound will be closed between Exit 5A, along with the onramp from Route 141 southbound to I-95 southbound.

I-95 southbound motorists will use the right lane signed for Route 141 ramps and stay on the deceleration lanes and merge back onto I-95 southbound.

I-295 southbound to I-95 southbound merge will be closed. For traffic on southbound I-295 to I-95 southbound, vehicles will take the ramp Exit 5/Route 141 northbound, Newport, then take Exit 3B to I-95 southbound, Newark/Baltimore.

For motorists traveling I-495 southbound to I-95 southbound will take the ramp Exit 5 and stay on the right lane to Route 141 ramps and stay on the deceleration lanes and merge back onto I-95 southbound.

For motorists traveling I-495 southbound to I-295 northbound stay to the left to exit onto I-295 northbound 295 northbound.

A nighttime closure of Exit 5B/I-95 southbound to Route 141 southbound and Exit 3B/Route 141 northbound to I-95 southbound for bridge beam section installation is set for 8 p.m. Aug. 10 until 6 a.m. Aug. 11.

For the closure of Exit 3B, motorists will take the ramp to Route 4 and continue straight onto Marshall Street, turn left onto westbound Route 4/Justis Street turn left onto James Street, turn left onto eastbound Route 4/Market Street and take the ramp to Route 141 southbound and take the ramp to I-95 southbound.

For the closure of Exit 5B, motorists on I-95 southbound will take the ramp to Route 141 northbound and take the ramp to Route 4 and continue straight onto Marshall Street. Turn left onto westbound Route 4/Justis Street and turn left onto James Street, turn left onto eastbound Route 4/Market Street and take the ramp to Route 141 southbound.

Variable message boards and detour signage will be posted.

Delaware Department of Transportation