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DelDOT Suspends Temporary Lane Closures for 4th of July Holiday

Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018



Dover, Del. – To accommodate heavy traffic during the 4th of July, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned lane closures at 3 PM on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 until 11:59 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. At any given time, there may be emergency lane and/or shoulder closures.

The E-ZPass Express Lanes are open at I-95 Newark Toll Plaza; Biddles Toll Plaza and Dover Plaza on SR 1, as well as most of the other cash toll booth lanes at the plazas. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching the toll plazas, to ensure the safety of our toll collectors.

Motorists can obtain an E-ZPass account online at ezpassde.com and click on “Get E-ZPass.” Customers can also register for an E-ZPass account in person at any Toll Plaza Customer Service Center 24 hours a day or call 1-888-397-2773 from 7 AM until 7 PM weekdays, and on Saturday from 8 AM to 2 PM.

Travelers may stop at the I-95 Welcome Center located between Exits 1 and 3 along I-95 in Newark or at the Smyrna Rest Area/Exit 119 on SR 1.

Below is a brief list of Events for the 4th of July Celebration.

Town of Smyrna/Clayton-4th of July Parade

The parade begins at 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM. The route will require a crossing of DE 300 at Main Street in Smyrna. Variable message boards will be placed in advance to alert motorists to anticipate delays on the route. DelDOT and Wally the Work Zone Warrior will also be participating in the parade.

University of Delaware Athletic Complex

Free parking will be available at the University of Delaware Athletic Complex lots. Motorists can expect delays on SR 896 and SR 4 within the City of Newark beginning around 6 PM and after the fireworks. Please visit www.newarkde.gov

Legislative Hall

Fireworks will take place over Legislative Hall around dusk. Motorists can expect delays in downtown Dover.

Please contact www.dover4thofjuly.com/schedule.html

City of Rehoboth Fireworks

The City of Rehoboth Fireworks will take place on Sunday, July 1, approximately 9:15 PM. Depending on the weather, the fireworks may launch any time after 8 PM.

It’s recommended to use the DART Park & Ride transportation to travel into downtown. Visit www.dartfirststate.com.

Rehoboth Avenue eastbound and Church Street from SR1 will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 8:30 PM. All vehicles will have to enter Rehoboth Beach via State Road or Bayard Avenue.

All traffic north of Rehoboth Avenue should exit Rehoboth Beach via Columbia Avenue and Rehoboth Avenue.

All traffic south of Rehoboth Avenue should Exit Rehoboth Beach via Bayard Avenue southbound (SR1 Southbound traffic only) or via Hickman Street and Munson Street westbound to State Road onto SR1 northbound and southbound.

For further information, visit www.cityofrehoboth.com.

For further information regarding 4th of July fireworks, please contact your local town/city halls or Chambers of Commerce.

Motorists can adjust their routes or travel times by using the DelDOT App, available for Apple and Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free at the Apple and Google Play stores or at www.deldot.gov and click on the link to stores.

Motorists are encouraged to call the following numbers to report any travel or traffic related issues: Dial #77 from any cell phone in Delaware; (302) 659-4600 or 1-800-324-8379. Please dial 911 for emergencies.

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DelDOT Suspends Temporary Lane Closures for 4th of July Holiday

Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018



Dover, Del. – To accommodate heavy traffic during the 4th of July, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) will suspend planned lane closures at 3 PM on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 until 11:59 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. At any given time, there may be emergency lane and/or shoulder closures.

The E-ZPass Express Lanes are open at I-95 Newark Toll Plaza; Biddles Toll Plaza and Dover Plaza on SR 1, as well as most of the other cash toll booth lanes at the plazas. Motorists are reminded to slow down when approaching the toll plazas, to ensure the safety of our toll collectors.

Motorists can obtain an E-ZPass account online at ezpassde.com and click on “Get E-ZPass.” Customers can also register for an E-ZPass account in person at any Toll Plaza Customer Service Center 24 hours a day or call 1-888-397-2773 from 7 AM until 7 PM weekdays, and on Saturday from 8 AM to 2 PM.

Travelers may stop at the I-95 Welcome Center located between Exits 1 and 3 along I-95 in Newark or at the Smyrna Rest Area/Exit 119 on SR 1.

Below is a brief list of Events for the 4th of July Celebration.

Town of Smyrna/Clayton-4th of July Parade

The parade begins at 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM. The route will require a crossing of DE 300 at Main Street in Smyrna. Variable message boards will be placed in advance to alert motorists to anticipate delays on the route. DelDOT and Wally the Work Zone Warrior will also be participating in the parade.

University of Delaware Athletic Complex

Free parking will be available at the University of Delaware Athletic Complex lots. Motorists can expect delays on SR 896 and SR 4 within the City of Newark beginning around 6 PM and after the fireworks. Please visit www.newarkde.gov

Legislative Hall

Fireworks will take place over Legislative Hall around dusk. Motorists can expect delays in downtown Dover.

Please contact www.dover4thofjuly.com/schedule.html

City of Rehoboth Fireworks

The City of Rehoboth Fireworks will take place on Sunday, July 1, approximately 9:15 PM. Depending on the weather, the fireworks may launch any time after 8 PM.

It’s recommended to use the DART Park & Ride transportation to travel into downtown. Visit www.dartfirststate.com.

Rehoboth Avenue eastbound and Church Street from SR1 will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 8:30 PM. All vehicles will have to enter Rehoboth Beach via State Road or Bayard Avenue.

All traffic north of Rehoboth Avenue should exit Rehoboth Beach via Columbia Avenue and Rehoboth Avenue.

All traffic south of Rehoboth Avenue should Exit Rehoboth Beach via Bayard Avenue southbound (SR1 Southbound traffic only) or via Hickman Street and Munson Street westbound to State Road onto SR1 northbound and southbound.

For further information, visit www.cityofrehoboth.com.

For further information regarding 4th of July fireworks, please contact your local town/city halls or Chambers of Commerce.

Motorists can adjust their routes or travel times by using the DelDOT App, available for Apple and Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free at the Apple and Google Play stores or at www.deldot.gov and click on the link to stores.

Motorists are encouraged to call the following numbers to report any travel or traffic related issues: Dial #77 from any cell phone in Delaware; (302) 659-4600 or 1-800-324-8379. Please dial 911 for emergencies.

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