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9:09 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Bad Weather Delays Work on Widening Route 26 Near Millville

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Widening Route 26 near Millville is running behind schedule because of the recent bad weather.

The $35 million project began in early January and is expected to be completed within the next 2 and a half years.

Officials with the engineering company say it is still too early to tell if the project will need more time.

The aim is to widen a 4.1 mile stretch of roadway along Assawoman Canal and in the Clarksville area.

In addition there will be an added turning lane, a bike lane and some sidewalks.

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Local News
10:08 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Road Work Causes Congestion in Ocean View and Princess Anne

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A major road widening project for Route 26 in Ocean View saw some congestion this week at the coroner of Atlantic Avenue and Central Avenue.

Construction crews had limited the roadway to just one lane as they began relocating a pipeline.  

It the first phase is expected to take up to six weeks and is part of a larger effort that will take three years to finish and will widen more than four miles of Route 26.

WBOC reports that the engineering firm says there will be no lane closures during the tourist season running from May 15th through September 30th.

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Local News
8:54 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Workshops on Plans to Widen Route 1 near Roth Bridge

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - Delaware transportation officials are holding a public workshop on a plan to widen Route 1 from north of Route 273 to the Roth Bridge over the Chesapeake and Delaware canal.

Tuesday evening's workshop at Wilbur Elementary School in Bear involves the presentation of a noise study of the road project.

The project calls for adding a travel lane in each direction to Delaware's major north-south artery, widening existing bridges to accommodate the new travel lanes, and reconfiguring supporting interchanges.

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