Local news- Press Release
Wilmington Delaware - Wilmington Issues Weekly Traffic and Travel Advisory for Special Events Street Repaving Other Construction or Repair Projects 20 May 2022 ( news )
Wilmington , state Delaware ( By Press Release office)
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Real - time traffic and travel map available at City website and at the link below
Wilmington’s Public Works Department has compiled the attached list of streets on which construction or , maintenance will occur over the next week by the City itself , or by either DelDOT , Delmarva Power , or ......private contractors . The attached information is for Monday , May 23 through Friday , May 27 , 2022 .
The City’s website contains a
real - time map
that is updated daily so you can follow any changes to the weekly schedule caused by weather or other construction - related delays . Public Works Commissioner Kelly Williams said every effort is made to compile the most accurate list each week of street projects that could affect your travel in the City the following week . She cautioned , however , that the time frames for the listed projects could be altered if they are delayed due to factors such as the weather .
Ladybug Festival , Open Streets , Farmers Market
Motorists are advised that on Friday , May 20 , Market Street between 2
streets , and 3
Street between Shipley and King , will be closed starting at 12 p . m . and continuing until 11 p . m . for the
Ladybug Music Festival
, now in its 10
year . More than 40 acts will descend on LOMA for this free event , the largest all - female music festival in the country .
Also , the next Open Streets Wilmington event will be on Saturday , May 21 on Washington Street . The road will be closed to cars from 31
Street to Matson Run starting at 12 p . m . and continuing until 5 p . m . For more information , visit:
openstreetswilmington . org
. Motorists are further reminded that the
Downtown Farmers Market
has returned to Rodney Square from 10 a . m . until 2 p . m . each Wednesday – rain or shine –through October . For this reason , Market Street between 10
streets will be closed every Wednesday to vehicle traffic from 8 a . m . until 3 p . m .
I - 95 Restore the Corridor Project
On March 1 the State of Delaware’s Department of Transportation ( DelDOT ) began a two - year reconstruction project to refurbish and resurface a portion of Interstate 95 that runs through the City of Wilmington . The project moved into Phase 2 , with traffic moving both ways on the northbound side of the highway , in December . To know what is planned , when things will occur , and how all of it will affect your travels , you should
DelDOT Restore the Corridor
website often ( daily if possible ) and sign up for updates including text messages:
restorethecorridor . com
Download and share an informative
Restore the Corridor Project Guide
, available online
Call DelDOT with questions or concerns . The DelDOT Community Relations Office can be reached by dialing at 302 . 760 . 2080 , or you can direct your questions to the DelDOT Transportation Management Center by dialing 302 . 659 . 4600 .
As part of the continuing Restore the Corridor project , DelDOT reminds motorists that there are now two exits from I - 95 Southbound into Wilmington: Exit 7A for downtown Wilmington and Exit 6 for 4
Street . Exit 7B , which was closed earlier this month , is expected to remain closed for construction for the next three months .
Motorists that need to go out Pennsylvania Avenue or head west on Delaware Avenue should now take Exit 7A , turn left onto Adams Street , and left again onto Delaware Avenue .
Slow Down in the I - 95 Work Zone or Be Ticketed
DelDOT and the Delaware State Police further remind motorists that the pilot
Electronic Speed Safety
, which began on
Monday , January 17 , 2022 ,
in the I - 95 construction zone ,
is now issuing tickets with fines included
Additional information and sign up for email/text alerts can be found at
restorethecorridor . com
City of Wilmington , Office of the Mayor
Mobile: ( 302 ) 420 - 7928
jrago@WilmingtonDE . gov
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