Contract Awards for Widening Route 26 Near Bethany Beach

Oct 21, 2013


The Delaware Department of Transportation has giving a $25 million contract to widen Route 26 near Bethany Beach to the company of George & Lynch.

Their bid was around 8.4 percent lower than what state officials had estimated which was $29.6 million.

Work is set to begin this fall with a completion date in the second half of 2016.

The 4-mile two-lane road will run from Ocean View to Clarksville.

During the peak travel season between May and September the lane closures and shifts as well as shoulder closures will take place during 6 a.m. on Friday through 7 p.m. Monday.

In the off-peak season such closures and shifts will be only be prohibited from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.