The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will be conducting concrete deck repairs on the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge (SR-1) in Delaware beginning July 6th and ending in late August. The repair work will require single lane closures.
Lane closure updates will be reported to the Delaware Department of Transportation on a daily basis, but are currently estimated as noted below (subject to change based on weather and site conditions):
- July 6, 2020 to July 23, 2020: single lane closure southbound from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
- July 27, 2020 to August 20, 2020: single lane closure northbound from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
The purpose of these concrete deck repairs is to improve the traveling surface for motorists while protecting and maintaining the bridge.
The Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge was built in 1995 and carries State Route 1 over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The main span is 750 feet long and the overall length of the bridge is 4,650 feet.
Release no. 20-036