September 26, 2022

The Wilmington Public Works Department has compiled the attached list of streets on which construction or maintenance will take place over the next week by the city itself, or by DelDOT, Delmarva Power or contractors private. The information attached is from Monday September 26 to Friday September 30, 2022.

The City’s website contains a real time map which is updated daily so you can keep up with changes to the weekly schedule caused by weather conditions or other construction-related delays. Public Works Commissioner Kelly Williams said every effort is being made to compile the most accurate list of street projects each week that could affect your movement around the city the following week. She warned, however, that the timelines for the listed projects could be changed if they are delayed due to factors such as weather conditions.

Downtown Farmer’s Market:
Motorists are also reminded that the Downtown Farmer’s Market takes place in Rodney Square from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday – rain or shine – through October. For this reason, Market Street between 10e and 11e the streets will be closed every Wednesday to car traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

I-95 Corridor Restoration Project:
Phase two of the two-year Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) reconstruction project to renovate and resurface Interstate 95 that runs through the city of Wilmington is underway. Traffic continues in both directions on the north side of the highway. To follow what is planned, what will happen and how it will affect your travels, please do the following:

•Visit the DelDOT restores the hallway website often (daily if possible) and sign up to receive updates, including text messages:

• Download and share information Restore the Corridor Project Guideavailable online here.

• Call DelDOT with questions or concerns. The DelDOT Community Relations Office can be reached by calling 302.760.2080, or you can direct your questions to the DelDOT Transportation Management Center by calling 302.659.4600.

DelDOT also announced that drainage and paving work near the 7A/SR 52 and 8/US 202 exit interchanges will require the closure of exit 7A/SR 52 South and the weekend closure of I-95. southbound via Wilmington, according to the following schedule:

DelDOT is advising motorists of several upcoming I-95 ramp closures:

• Exit 7A, SR 52 South/Delaware Avenue from I-95 southbound – Beginning of closing on weekends Sunday September 25 at 8 p.m. and continue all night until 5:00 a.m. Monday, September 26.

• Exit 6, boulevard MLK/5e I-95 Southbound Street Exit Ramp – Beginning of night closing tuesday september 27 at 8 p.m. and continue all night until 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 28.

• I-95 southbound – Total closure of Route 202 to I-495, including 2n/a On-ramp to I-95 southbound from friday september 30 at 8 p.m. through monday october 3 at 5 a.m.

Slow down in the I-95 work area or receive a ticket:
DelDOT and the Delaware State Police remind motorists that the Safety of electronic radars Program issues tickets with fines included if you exceed the posted speed limit.

Additional information and signing up for email/text alerts are available at

street name start from end at Start time End time Type of work
(**) Market Street. 11e St. 12e St. 06/30/2022 01/10/2022 Other
tene St. Building #719 Building #719 09/26/2022 09/30/2022 Gas work
4e St. Clayton St. Van Buren Street. 09/26/2022 09/30/2022 Str. Work-DelDOT
4e St. Christiana St. Poplar Street. 09/26/2022 10/10/2022 Str. Work-DelDOT
17e St. spruce street locust street 09/26/2022 09/30/2022 Gas work
22n/a St. Madison St. Monroe St. 09/27/2022 09/27/2022 Gas work
23rd St. spruce street locust street 09/28/2022 09/28/2022 Gas work
E.23rd St. Jessup St. market street 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Str. city-work
O.26e St. washington street market street 09/26/2022 09/30/2022 Str. city-work
Ashton St. Tatnall St. West Street. 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Gas work
broom street Building #1125 Building #1125 09/26/2022 09/30/2022 Gas work
chestnut street Clayton St. broom street 09/21/2022 09/27/2022 water work
Cliff. Wlk Brown tene St. 11e St. 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Gas work
Avenue Guyer. 9e St. tene St. 09/29/2022 09/29/2022 Gas work
Jefferson St. 22n/a St. 19e St. 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Gas work
Penne. Av. Grant Ave. Greenhill Ave. 09/26/2022 09/27/2022 Str. city-work
Pine Street. 9e St. 11e St. 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Gas work
Tatnall St. 22n/a St. 25e St. 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Gas work
Vandever Ave. Heald St. Church of St. 09/26/2022 07/10/2022 Gas work

* Indicates night work
**Indicates a closing that takes place on Wednesdays