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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

I-95 Southbound – Ramp L Closure

Location: I-95 and SR 141 Interchange, New Castle

Dates and Times:            
8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021, pending weather

As part of the Phase 6 construction work, Ramp L (northbound Delaware Route 141 to southbound I-95) will be closed to complete concrete pavement reconstruction.

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.

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I-95 Southbound – Ramp M Closure

Location: I-95 and SR 141 Interchange, New Castle

Dates and Times:  8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021, pending weather

As part of the Phase 6 bridge construction work, Ramp M (southbound I-95 to northbound SR 141) will be closed to complete concrete pavement reconstruction.

For traffic normally using Ramp M (southbound I-95 to northbound Delaware Route 141), the following detour route will be utilized: The detour route will instruct drivers to take the ramp to Delaware Route 58 (Churchmans Road), turn right onto westbound Delaware Route 58 (Churchmans Road), turn right onto northbound Delaware Route 7 (Stanton Christiana Road), continue straight onto eastbound Delaware Route 4 (Mitch Road/Market Street), turn left onto Marshall Street, take ramp to northbound Delaware Route 141.

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I-95 Southbound – Ramp H Closure

Location: I-95 and SR 141 Interchange, New Castle

Dates and Times:
8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, June 28, 2021, pending weather

As part of the Phase 6 bridge construction work, Ramp H (southbound SR 141 to southbound I-95) will be closed to complete concrete pavement reconstruction.

For traffic normally using Ramp H (southbound SR 141 to southbound I-95), the following detour route will be utilized: The detour route will instruct drivers on southbound SR 141 to take the exit 2 ramp to northbound I-295, stay in the right lane and take the next ramp to northbound SR 141, stay in the right lane and take exit 3B ramp to southbound I-95.

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Lane Closures at Southbound SR 141 and Bellcor Drive

Location: Southbound SR 141 left turn lane onto Bellcor Drive, New Castle

Dates and Times:
9:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 23, 2021 until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021, pending weather

As part of the Phase 2 construction work, the SR 141 southbound left turn lane onto Bellcor Drive will be closed to complete asphalt roadway reconstruction.

The following movements will be prohibited during the work:

  • For traffic normally accessing Bellcor Drive from southbound SR 141: Detoured to US 13 North Ramp to SR 141 Northbound Ramp to northbound SR 141 to Bellcor Drive
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