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  Category: Department of Transportation


Controlled burn sets stage for U.S. 301 pollinator site

Department of Agriculture | Department of Transportation | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019

A controlled burn on a 43-acre former farm field along U.S. Route 301 will provide fertile ground for “Delaware’s first pollinator mitigation site” – where state officials hope native wildflowers will flourish to restore lost habitat for pollinators such as bees and birds.

The Delaware Forest Service  conducted the successful firing operation on March 20 in cooperation DelDOT and DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, which supplied valuable personnel, logistical support, and equipment. Thanks to favorable weather conditions and DelDOT lane adjustments on U.S. 301 North, the four-hour burn caused minimal disruptions to traffic and virtually no smoke effects on the adjacent Spring Mill housing development.




New Claymont Train Station Project to Begin in Spring 2019

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Governor Carney was joined by Senator Tom Carper, Representative Lisa Blunt-Rochester, and other state and local officials today as he announced plans for the new Claymont Regional Transportation Center at First State Crossing, with initial construction scheduled to begin this spring. “Across our state, we are investing $3.2 billion to modernize our transportation system through […]




New US 301 Opens to Traffic

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new US 301 mainline has opened to traffic on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The 14 mile-long US 301 mainline will improve safety and reducing congestion with the bypassing of 29 at-grade intersections, 18 of which are signalized, and numerous driveways with direct access to existing US […]




2019 LIFE Conference Offers Educational, Networking Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Transportation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

NEW CASTLE (January 10, 2019) – More than 500 people are expected to attend the 2019 LIFE Conference, the largest annual cross-disability conference in support of people with disabilities and their families, on Thursday, January 31, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. The conference brings together people with disabilities, their families and professionals for […]




DelDOT Winter Storm Update

Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to plow and salt roads across New Castle County as nearly three inches has fallen in many areas as of 2:30pm. DelDOT maintenance & operations yards are fully staffed and more than 100 plow trucks are active on the roads. In addition, plow trucks and staff from Kent […]







  Category: Department of Transportation


Controlled burn sets stage for U.S. 301 pollinator site

Department of Agriculture | Department of Transportation | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019

A controlled burn on a 43-acre former farm field along U.S. Route 301 will provide fertile ground for “Delaware’s first pollinator mitigation site” – where state officials hope native wildflowers will flourish to restore lost habitat for pollinators such as bees and birds.

The Delaware Forest Service  conducted the successful firing operation on March 20 in cooperation DelDOT and DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, which supplied valuable personnel, logistical support, and equipment. Thanks to favorable weather conditions and DelDOT lane adjustments on U.S. 301 North, the four-hour burn caused minimal disruptions to traffic and virtually no smoke effects on the adjacent Spring Mill housing development.




New Claymont Train Station Project to Begin in Spring 2019

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Governor Carney was joined by Senator Tom Carper, Representative Lisa Blunt-Rochester, and other state and local officials today as he announced plans for the new Claymont Regional Transportation Center at First State Crossing, with initial construction scheduled to begin this spring. “Across our state, we are investing $3.2 billion to modernize our transportation system through […]




New US 301 Opens to Traffic

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new US 301 mainline has opened to traffic on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The 14 mile-long US 301 mainline will improve safety and reducing congestion with the bypassing of 29 at-grade intersections, 18 of which are signalized, and numerous driveways with direct access to existing US […]




2019 LIFE Conference Offers Educational, Networking Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Transportation | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

NEW CASTLE (January 10, 2019) – More than 500 people are expected to attend the 2019 LIFE Conference, the largest annual cross-disability conference in support of people with disabilities and their families, on Thursday, January 31, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. The conference brings together people with disabilities, their families and professionals for […]




DelDOT Winter Storm Update

Department of Transportation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to plow and salt roads across New Castle County as nearly three inches has fallen in many areas as of 2:30pm. DelDOT maintenance & operations yards are fully staffed and more than 100 plow trucks are active on the roads. In addition, plow trucks and staff from Kent […]