Southbound I-495 bridge open, NB still closed

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WDEL and TrafficWatch have gone Green! Every year we drive over 150,000 miles to help make your daily commute a safe one… yeah, we were shocked by that number too! Whether it’s getting you to work or the kids to school on time, we’re there for you! And now we’re doing it in an eco-friendly way! Look for the “TrafficWatch Hybrid” on a street or highway near you!

 Current Traffic Incidents & Information

Barley Mill Rd: Is CLOSED at the Ashland Covered Bridge until further notice.

I-495: CLOSED NB from Terminal Ave to 12th St until September 1st.

Reybold Rd: Is CLOSED at the RR crossing just off Rt 72 until Friday night at midnight.

 Construction-related Travel Information

DE-2: S Union St in Wilmington from Sycamore St to Rt 100 in Elsmere, just 1 lane open each way due to construction.

DE-896: NB over I-95, the R lane is blocked 24/7 for construction.

DE-896: On the Summit Bridge over the C and D Canal, the R lane is CLOSED both ways until the end of October. #NetDE

WDEL Beach TrafficWatch:
WDEL Beach TrafficWatch runs Memorial Day through Labor Day, helping you cut down the time it takes to get to the beach! Robin Bryson and our TrafficWatch team provide you with the latest traffic conditions on the Beach Routes, with additional reports throughout the weekend:
  • Friday afternoons: on the 9's, 4:09-6:59pm
  • Saturday mornings: twice each hour, 10am-Noon
  • Sunday evenings (or Monday holiday weekends): twice each hour, 5-8pm

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I-95 (Exit 3) & DE 273, Christiana

DE 1 & US 9, Lewes (5-Points)

DE 1 & DE 1A, Dewey

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