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Real-time traffic and travel map available on the city’s website and at the link below

The Wilmington Public Works Department has compiled the attached list of streets on which construction or maintenance will take place over the next week by the city itself, or by DelDOT, Delmarva Power or contractors private. The attached information is from Monday June 20 to Friday June 24, 2022.

The City’s website contains a real-time map that is updated daily so you can follow any changes to the weekly schedule caused by weather or other construction-related delays. Public Works Commissioner Kelly Williams said every effort is being made to compile the most accurate list of street projects each week that could affect your movement around the city the following week. She warned, however, that the timelines for the listed projects could be changed if they are delayed due to factors such as weather conditions.

Italian Festival, Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, Open Streets, Art Fest
Italian Festival of St. Anthonywhich began on Sunday June 12, continues until Sunday June 19. Motorists are advised that the section of North Scott Street from 9 Weste west 10e streets, will remain closed to vehicular traffic until 5 p.m. on Monday, June 20. During festival hours, the following street closures will be in effect:

  • North Scott Street between West 8e Street and West 11e Street
  • Howland Street between North Scott Street and North Dupont Street
  • West 9e Street between North Lincoln Street and North Dupont Street
  • West 10e Street between North Scott Street and North Dupont Street

The remaining hours of the Italian Festival 2022 are:

  • friday june 17: 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19: 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The 2022 Clifford Brown Jazz Festivalnow in her 35e year, continues in Rodney Square until tomorrow, Saturday June 18. Market Street between 10e and 11e the streets remain closed to all automobile traffic until Sunday morning June 19, as well as Friday evening June 17, 10e The street between King Street and Market Street will be closed from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Saturday June 18 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The following Open Streets Wilmington the event will take place on Saturday June 25 on New Castle Avenue in Southbridge. The road will be closed to cars between D and A streets from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. For more information, click here.

Saturday, June 25, West 9e The street between Tatnall and Shipley streets will be closed to motorists from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the Vibe Visual Arts Festivalwhich will take place between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Motorists are also reminded that the Downtown Farmer’s Market is back in Rodney Square from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday — rain or shine — until October. For this reason, Market Street between 10e and 11e the streets will be closed every Wednesday to car traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

I-95 Corridor Restoration Project
Phase two of the two-year Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) reconstruction project to renovate and resurface Interstate 95 that runs through the city of Wilmington is underway. Traffic continues in both directions on the north side of the highway. To follow what is planned, what will happen and how it will affect your travels, please do the following:

  • Visit the DelDOT restores the hallway website often (daily if possible) and sign up to receive updates, including text messages: restorethecorridor.com
  • Download and share information Restore the Corridor Project Guideavailable online here.
  • Call DelDOT with questions or concerns. The DelDOT Community Relations Office can be reached by calling 302.760.2080, or you can direct your questions to the DelDOT Transportation Management Center by calling 302.659.4600.

As part of the continuation of the Restore the Corridor project, DelDOT reminds motorists that there are now two exits from I-95 southbound toward Wilmington: Exit 7A for downtown Wilmington and Exit 6 for 4e Street. Exit 7B is expected to remain closed for another month.

Motorists who need to exit Pennsylvania Avenue or head west on Delaware Avenue should now take Exit 7A, turn left on Adams Street, then left again on Delaware Avenue.

Ramp closing
DelDOT reminds motorists that the 2n/a The Southbound I-95 on-ramp will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 17, until 7 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, June 18. The 2n/a The street access ramp will also be closed next Friday, June 24, between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Slow down in the I-95 work zone or get a ticket
DelDOT and the Delaware State Police remind motorists that the Safety of electronic radars Program issues tickets with fines included if you exceed the posted speed limit.

Additional information and registration for email/text alerts are available at www.restorethecorridor.com.

COMMUNITY AND MEDIA INQUIRIES:

John Rago
Deputy chief of staff
City of Wilmington, Mayor’s Office
Mobile: (302) 420-7928
Email: [email protected]

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