Installation of rumble strips in Sussex will require intermittent lane restrictions

April 4, 2014

The Delaware Department of Transportation’s contractor, Safety Improvements LLC, will be installing rumble strips statewide.

The purpose of this project is to install edgeline and centerline rumble strips on rural roads and other roadways where rumble strips are required to address road departure crashes. Rumble strips are a proven, low-cost safety countermeasure that addresses road departure crashes. Reducing the frequency of roadway departure crashes is an emphasis area of the Delaware Strategic Highway Safety Plan.

The following locations will have daytime and nighttime lane restrictions:

•  Monday and Tuesday, April 7-8 (7 p.m. until 6 a.m.) Route 9 from Shingle Point Road to Nicole Lane

• Tuesday, April 8, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Route 30 at Johnson Road

• Tuesday, April 8 through Thursday, April 10, 7 p.m. until 6 a.m., Route 1 from Five Points to Lewes-Rehoboth Canal

• Wednesday, April 9, 6 a.m. until 5 p.m., Route 20 from Bayard Road to Omar Road.

Motorists can adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application. The DelDOT app is available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, and can be downloaded free at the Apple and Google Play stores or by going to and clicking on the link to stores.

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