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Welcome to the SR 141 Improvements, I-95 to Jay Drive Project website. This project will replace the aging overpass structures, improve traffic capacity and operations, and improve safety. Improvements began in late 2019 and are expected to be complete near the end of 2021.

View more details and information about the project.

Visit the interactive construction phase map to view specific construction information including closures and detours

Construction Information/Traffic Advisories

Lane Closures of Southbound I-95

Location: Southbound I-95 and Southbound I-295 at SR 141 Interchange, New Castle. 

Dates and Times:  8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, pending weather 

As part of the Phase 6 bridge construction work, southbound I-295 at Exit 5 and the two left southbound I-95 will be closed to complete girder erection on Bridge I-677. 

For those travelling on southbound I-295, the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • The detour route will instruct drivers to use Ramp N (southbound I-295 to northbound 141) and then use Ramp L (northbound Delaware Route 141 to southbound I-95) to southbound I-95. 

Dates and Times:  8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, pending weather 

As part of the Phase 6 bridge construction work, southbound I-295 at Exit 5 and southbound I-95 at Exit 5A will be closed to complete girder erection on Bridge I-677. 

For those travelling on southbound I-95 there will be a slip lane open for all traffic to pass through.  

For those travelling on southbound I-295, the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • The detour route will instruct drivers to use Ramp N (southbound I-295 to northbound 141) and then use Ramp L (northbound Delaware Route 141 to southbound I-95) to southbound I-95. 

Dates and Times:  8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021, pending weather 

As part of the Phase 6 bridge construction work, the two right southbound I-95, the slip lane, Ramp L (northbound Delaware Route 141 to southbound I-95) and Ramp K (southbound I-95 to southbound SR 141) will be closed to complete girder erection on Bridge I-677. 

For traffic normally using Ramp K (southbound I-95 to southbound SR 141), the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • For traffic on southbound I-95, vehicles will take the ramp to northbound SR 141, take the ramp to Delaware Route 4, continue straight onto Marshall Street, turn left onto westbound Delaware Route 4 (Justis Street), turn left onto James Street, turn left onto eastbound Delaware Route 4 (Market Street), and take the ramp to southbound Delaware Route 141. 

For traffic normally using Ramp L (northbound Delaware Route 141 to southbound I-95), the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • The detour route will instruct drivers to turn left onto Commons Boulevard, continue onto Airport Road, turn right onto westbound SR 273, take ramp to northbound Delaware Route 1, take ramp to southbound I-95. 

Dates and Times:  8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021, pending weather 

As part of the Phase 6 bridge construction work, southbound I-295 at Exit 5 and southbound I-95 at Exit 5A will be closed to complete girder erection on Bridge I-677. 

For those travelling on southbound I-95 there will be a slip lane open for all traffic to pass through.  

For those travelling on southbound I-295, the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • The detour route will instruct drivers to use Ramp N (southbound I-295 to northbound 141) and then use Ramp L (northbound Delaware Route 141 to southbound I-95) to southbound I-95. 
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Lane Closures of Southbound SR 141- April 16, 2021 until April 19, 2021

Location: Southbound SR 141 at Commons Boulevard Intersection, New Castle. 

Dates and Times:  9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021, pending weather 

As part of the Phase 1A construction work, the SR 141 southbound lanes at Commons Boulevard and SR 141 northbound left turn lanes onto westbound Commons Boulevard will be closed to complete asphalt roadway reconstruction. The following movements will be prohibited during the work: 

  • Southbound SR 141 closed at Commons Boulevard intersection. Southbound SR 141 motorists must turn right onto westbound Commons Boulevard or left onto eastbound Commons Boulevard 
  • Northbound SR 141 left turn lanes onto westbound Commons Boulevard 
  • Eastbound Commons Boulevard through and left turn closed. Eastbound Commons Boulevard motorists must turn right onto southbound SR 141. 
  • Westbound Commons Boulevard through and left turn closed. Westbound Commons Boulevard motorists must turn right onto northbound SR 141. 

For traffic normally accessing Commons Boulevard from southbound SR 141 or continuing on southbound SR 141, the following detour routes will be utilized: 

  • For traffic normally accessing southbound SR 141 
  • Detoured to Ramp E to northbound I-295 to southbound US Route 13 to access southbound SR 141. 
  • For traffic normally accessing Commons Boulevard from the south and east 
  • Detoured along northbound SR 141 to Ramp L to Ramp K to southbound SR 141 to access Commons Boulevard. 
  • For traffic normally utilizing the eastbound Commons Boulevard approach at SR 141  
  • Detoured to eastbound SR 58 to eastbound SR 273 to northbound US Route 13 to access SR 141. 
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Westbound Commons Boulevard Lane Closure – April 9, 2021 thru April 12, 2021

On Friday, April 9, 2021 at 8:00 pm, the southbound SR 141 right turn lane onto westbound Commons Boulevard and the outside westbound Commons Boulevard travel lane will be closed for the weekend to complete pavement construction. In addition, the northbound SR 141 left turn movement onto westbound Commons Boulevard will be reduced to a single lane. The lanes will reopen on or before 6:00 am on April 12, 2021.  

For traffic normally accessing westbound Commons Boulevard from southbound SR 141, the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • The detour route will instruct drivers on southbound SR 141 to take exit 2 to northbound I-295, continue to the US 13 South/US 40 West (NC Airport/Dover) exit, continue to 202 North/141 (New Castle/Newport) exit, continue to Commons Boulevard and turn left onto westbound Commons Boulevard. 

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