The Delaware State Police (DSP) and Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) are advising motorists to expect travel delays throughout the morning and early afternoon hours of Friday, May 5, 2017, due to the funeral services for Corporal Grade 1 Stephen J. Ballard. DSP and DelDOT have issued the following specific information regarding road closures. Please […]
Governor Carney shares DelDOT’s winter travel information for February 9, 2017 Dover, Del. – Governor John Carney urges all Delawareans to travel with caution and to read important information from DelDOT regarding today’s winter weather event: As rain is just now beginning to change to snow in parts of New Castle County, officials from the Delaware […]
The grand opening of recreational trails along the Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal was celebrated by Delaware and Maryland officials who included Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, USDA Rural Development State Director Bill McGowan, DNREC Secretary David Small, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware State Senator Nicole Poore, Delaware City Mayor Stanley Green and Chesapeake City Mayor Dean Geracimos. They were joined by other officials, scores of trails partners and enthusiasts, and special guest, former Delaware Governor and Congressman Michael N. Castle.
The First State Trails and Pathways Initiative. DNREC and DelDOT worked to create a world-class network of new pathways and trails. In addition to adding 50 miles of new trails and pathways, as a result of the First State Trails and Pathways Initiative, Delaware’s Bike Friendly state ranking rose from 31st nationally to 3rd.
Initiatives include outreach to the pedestrian population, enforcement of pedestrian safety laws, placement of paid media and a variety of public relations efforts.