Traffic Shifting and Detours for I-95 Construction This Week in Delaware

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The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will be shifting the I-295 northbound traffic to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past the SR 141 northbound interchange beginning Thursday, November 30, 2017.

The lane shift will be in place at the following times:

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, November 30 until 5 a.m. on Friday, December 1
  • 8 p.m. Friday, December 1until 5 a.m. on Saturday, December 2

In addition, Exit 2/SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound will be closed during these times.

Detour Routes:

I-295 northbound motorists will use the right lane signed for I-95 northbound and stay in the right lane of I-95 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone on the right to enter I-295.

SR 141 motorists traveling southbound to I-295 northbound will follow detour signs to Commons Boulevard to Churchmans Road to I-95 northbound to I-295 northbound.

Beginning Monday, December 4, I-95 northbound will be closing and shifting lanes to I-295 northbound during the following times:

  • 8 p.m. Monday, December 4 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5
  • 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5 until 5 a.m. on Wednesday December 6

Detour Routes:

I-95 northbound motorists will use the right lanes signed for I-295 northbound and stay on the left lane of I-295 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-95 northbound.

The nighttime lane and ramp closures are necessary as work continues on the SR1 41 bridges over I-95.

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