TRAFFIC ALERT: DelDOT announces Route 26 roadwork for May 19 to 22; Night work begins

Night work begins at the State Route 26 Mainline Improvement Project continues between Clarksville and Ocean View. Motorists may see lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.:

• between Old Mill Road and Grants Avenue to install new drainage.

The following work will not require lane closures:

• excavation of storm water management ponds near Irons Lane and near Route 17 in Clarksville.
• a shoulder closure between Assawoman Canal and Town Road for sewer force main relocation.

Detours are not required for this. Motorists should drive with caution, slow down in work zones, and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.

Public update meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at Bethany Beach Town Hall.