TRAFFIC ALERT - Sussex County - Nighttime Closure of SR 16 west of Rt. 1

Nighttime Closure of SR 16 west of Rt. 1



Milton- The Delaware Department of Transportation announces there will be nightly closures of SR 16 west of SR 1 starting on Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19 7:00pm to 7:00am for bridge construction.


Detour - Motorists traveling eastbound on SR 16 will utilize the new ramp to southbound SR 1. Those wishing to continue to eastbound SR 16 will u-turn using the SR 1 crossover to head northbound on SR 1 and then turn right on SR 16 to continue eastbound. Motorists traveling westbound on SR 16 will turn right to head northbound on SR 1. Those wishing to continue to westbound SR 16 will u-turn using the SR 1 crossover to head southbound on SR 1 and then utilize the new ramp to SR 16 to continue westbound.



Northbound SR 1 motorists traveling through the intersection will not be impacted. Southbound SR 1 motorists traveling through the intersection can expect nighttime lane closures Monday through Friday 7:00pm to 7:00am.

The Contractor continues to work on SR 1 southbound pavement, embankment, bridge, and Ramp C and D. In fall of 2024 motorists can expect to be driving in a new traffic pattern when work commences on SR 1 northbound pavement, embankment and bridge. The project is anticipated to be complete in late 2025.

For more information, visit DelDOT's website at www.deldot.gov

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