Updated Roads Closed Due to High Water

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River road closed at Chiefs Road in Oak Orchard

New Castle County Roads Closed due to High Water Fleming Landing Road, south of Paddock Road SR 299/Main Street between Old Corbett Road and Front Street

Kent County Roads Closed due to High Water Tub Mill Pond Road at Fork Landing

Water on Road New Burton Road at Webbs Lane Bowers Beach Road at SR 1/Bay Road Bayside Drive at South Little Creek Road Cypress Branch Road at Point Landing Road

Trees DownBuffalo Road at Barratts Chapel Road Lochmeath Way between Peachtree Road and Voshell Mill Road

Sussex County Roads Closed due to High Water DE 5/Harbeson Road between Forrest Road and Phillips Branch Road DE 5 at Beaver Dam Road DE 20/Long Drain Road and Cross Keys Road Beaver Dam Road between Holly Mount Road and Indian Mission Road Oak Orchard Road Route 36 at Lighthouse RoadPhillips Branch Road Hollyville Road between Route 5 and Harmons Hill Road

Water on Road DE 1 at Key Box Road Cave Neck Road at Hudson Road DE 20 at Chapel Branch RoadU.S. Route 113 at DE 26 U.S. Route 113 at Melvin Joseph Road DE 24 at Millsboro Town Limits Homestead Road at Hardscrabble Road Millsboro Highway at Godwin School Road Doc Frame Road at Mt. Joy Road Pole Bridge Road DE 1 northbound/southbound at Clifton Road Zoar Road between Avalon Road and Fieldwood Drive Gravel Hill Road between Zoar Road and Springfield Road

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As rain continues to fall, more roads statewide will experience areas of standing and high water. As darkness falls, it will become more difficult for drivers to see high water areas and motorists are advised to travel carefully. High water is not restricted to coastal communities and is due to the ground not being able to accept any more water through saturation. Motorists should not attempt to drive through barricaded or flooded areas, as the water could be deeper than anticipated.

Motorists are advised to stay informed as the day progresses as more precipitation is expected. In addition to local media outlets, DelDOT’s website www.DelDOT.gov is a source of updated weather and roadway conditions.

DelDOT’s Transportation Management Center (TMC) and WTMC-1380 AM provides motorists real-time traffic conditions throughout the state. Motorists can contact the TMC 24/7 to report any travel or traffic related issues at the following numbers: Dial #77 from any cell phone; (302) 659-4600; or 1-800-324-8379.

Motorists may adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available for Apple & Android smart phones and tablets, and can be downloaded free, search for “DelDOT” at the Apple and Google Play stores. With the DelDOT App you can view real time traffic cameras, travel times, delays, advisories


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