TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSURE - Town of Middletown, Delaware


Date: May 20, 2019

Press Release -- May 15, 2019

TRAFFIC ALERT - Notice of Road Closure:
Broad Street (SR 71) @ the Railroad Crossing between Cedar Lane Rd. (N427) and Summit Bridge Rd. (US 301)

Middletown -- The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces due to a broken rail, Delmarva Central Railroad will be repairing their crossing of Broad Street, Middletown, beginning at 9:00 am on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The work will require the full closure of Broad St., message boards will be posted in advance advising motorists of the closure.

The closure will be in place 24 hours around the clock. The repair work is expected to be completed and the detour lifted no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, May 24, 2019, pending weather.

A detour will be posted as follows:

Heading Northbound: Broad St. (SR 71) to Main St. (SR 299) to Summit Bridge Rd. (US 301) to Marl Pit Rd. (N429) to Cedar Lane Rd. (N427) back to Broad St. (SR 71).

Heading Southbound: Summit Bridge Rd. (US 301) to Main St. (SR 299) back to Broad St. (SR 71)

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