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.
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 […]
Construction of the new US 301 continues to proceed with the first of the seven project phases nearing completion ahead of schedule. The nearly 14 mile-long, $636 million project is divided into seven contracts that are being built concurrently. The R.E. Pierson Construction Company is finishing work on their 1.8 mile segment (1C) of the […]
US 301 Mainline Project Will Require the Nighttime Closure of SR 1 NB Beginning Tuesday, November 28
As part of the ongoing US 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced upcoming nighttime closures of SR 1 northbound for the installation of structural components for the new US 301 bridge over SR 1. The SR 1 northbound closure between Pole Bridge and US 13 Northbound Free Ramp will occur […]
As part of the ongoing US 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced nighttime closures of SR 1 southbound between US 13 southbound and Pole Bridge Road for the installation of structural components of the new US 301 bridge over SR 1. The closures will occur on the following: 9 p.m. […]