October events will cause traffic delays, closures

Apple-Scrapple, Bike to the Bay, Dewey Goes Pink, Sea Witch are on the schedule
October 7, 2021

The Delaware Department of Transportation announces that motorists can expect temporary road closures and lane restrictions with an interruption to traffic for the following special events in October.

Bridgeville Apple-Scrapple Festival – Friday, Oct. 8, and Saturday, Oct. 9. Motorists can expect road closures and delays from 4 to 8 p.m., Oct. 8, and 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Oct. 9, in downtown Bridgeville. Go to

10th annual Dewey Goes Pink – Saturday, Oct. 9. Motorists can expect delays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Route 1 and Silver Lake Drive in and around Dewey Beach. Go to

Bike MS: Bike to the Bay – Saturday, Oct. 9, and Sunday, Oct. 10. Cyclists will begin the ride at 7:15 a.m., Oct. 9, from Delaware Technical Community College, Dover, to Delaware Seashore State Park campground on the south side of the Indian River Inlet bridge. The route opens up at 7 a.m., Oct. 10, when cyclists will leave the state park and return to the college in Dover. The right lane of southbound Route 1 will be closed from Rehoboth canal bridge to Swedes Street in Dewey Beach, from 10 a.m. to noon. The right-turn lane from Route 1 southbound to the south campground will be closed for the duration of Saturday’s event. Southbound vehicles wishing to gain access to the campground, as well as spectators trying to access the south inlet day-use area, will need to make a U-turn at 3 Rs and head northbound on Route 1 to the eastern entrance. Call 1-800-344-4867 or go to

Milford Community Parade – Wednesday, Oct. 20. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. at 201 South Walnut St. and end at Milford High School grounds. Walnut Street will be closed to traffic. Motorists should choose an alternate route in Milford. Go to:

Sea Witch Festival, Rehoboth Beach – Friday, Oct. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 31. Rehoboth Avenue will be closed to east/west traffic from the roundabout to the Boardwalk at 2 p.m., Oct. 30. North/south movements can occur at First and Second streets until 9 a.m., at which time all traffic will be halted for the parade and will reopen at approximately 3 p.m. Access to from Route 1 to Rehoboth Avenue will be closed at 10 a.m. Go to


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