TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime road closures in Selbyville-Frankford area overnight

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced that temporary road closures for a short period of time beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, and ending at 5 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, will be in effect to move an oversized load from Selbyville to Frankford.

The following roadways will experience temporary road closures:
• Route 113
• McCabe Road
• Pepper Road
• Shockley Town Road
• Gum Road

Delaware State Police will accompany the oversized load to help alert motorists of the closure and provide intersection control along the route. The move will take approximately six hours at a speed of 10 mph, DelDOT officials said.

Motorists are being advised to be aware of lane shifts and expect delays.

For more information, visit DelDOT's Web site at or tune to WTMC-AM 1380.