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Traffic Alert Cedar Creek Bridge Closing Monday May 3rd

Date Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2021

Delaware Department of Transportation
Traffic Alert –April 19, 2021
Office of Community Relations
Contact:  Kathryn Beasley, Community Relations Officer 
Phone: (302) 760-

Maintenance Work Will Require the Closure of the Bridge over Cedar Creek-Sussex County


Traffic Information:  DelDOT announces to motorists that their contractor will be performing repairs on the bridge over Cedar Creek on Route 36/Cedar Beach Road between Lighthouse Road and Wells Road.

The closure will occur at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 3 until 11 p.m. on Monday, May 17, pending weather.

Detour Routes:

Motorists traveling east on Route 36/Cedar Beach Road will be detoured south on Route 1 to Slaughter Beach Road northeast to Bay Avenue.

Motorists traveling west on Route 36/Cedar Beach Road will be detoured south on Bay Avenue to Slaughter Beach Road onto Route 1 and take Cedar Creek Road eastbound.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. At all times, residents will have access to their homes but may need to take the posted detour route.