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Seaford area hit hardest by flooding

Bridges near Seaford to remain closed until inspected

Escrito el 09 sep 2011
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Seaford, DE – At least three roads will remain closed for at least a week, due to flood damage. Many other roads throughout Delaware remain closed due to high water, report officials from the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT). Three roads near Seaford will remain closed for at least a week, due to damaged bridges. Bridge inspectors and bridge designers made preliminary inspections of the bridges and determined that there is enough damage to keep them closed until a more exhaustive inspection can be conducted. The roads that will remain closed are: · Route 20 from the Seaford town limits to Shuffelt Road · Woodpecker Road, near the intersection of Route 542. · Ellis Mill Road, between Woodland Ferry Road and Lonesome Road. In addition to those three roads, many others are closed throughout Delaware, as flood waters remain over the roadways. DelDOT crews are inspecting roads and bridges, while they also clear storm drains and set up barricades. For real-time travel advisories go to: Residents can also follow DelDOT at Below is the complete list of the roads and bridges in Delaware that are closed: Sussex County Seaford Area: Road Closures: Stein Highway, between Shuffelt Road and Sussex Avenue Woodland Church Road, from Woodland Ferry Road to Maryland state line. Ellis Mill Road, between Woodland Ferry Road, and Lonesome Road Old Carriage Road, between Stein Highway Woodpecker Road Boyce Road, between Owls Nest Road and Chapel Branch Road Woodpecker Road, near Intersection of Route 542 Bridge Closures: Woodland Road Closed Craigs Mill Road Closed Laurel Area Road Closures: Rd 481 between Route 20 & Route 13 Rd 506 between Route 24 & Forest Knoll Development High water: Old Sharptown Road Bridge Rd 500 between Rd 493 & Rd 498 Rd 494 between Md line & Rd 498 Rd 487 between Rd 78 & Rd 490 Bethel Area Snake Road, near Woodland Ferry Road and Main Street in Bethel Kent County Closed: Tub Mill Pond Road, near Route 1 High Water: Deep Grass Lane, near Thistlewood & Williamsville rd Deep Grass Lane, near Huntings Quarter Rd & Abbotts Pond Rd Abbotts Pond Road, near Williamsville Rd & Griffiths Lake Dr Williamsville Road, near Abbotts Pond Rd & Blairs Pond Rd Carpenter Bridge Road at Fork Road Milford Neck Road between Route 1 & Pritchett Road New Castle County Closed: Old Airport Road, at Non-Such Creek Old Route 7, near Stanton Underpass Route 9, Dobbinsville, near Army Creek High Water: Smith Bridge Road at Creek Road Ramsey Road at Thompson Bridge Road Ridge Road at Beaver Dam Road Creek Road between Beaver Dam Road & Ramsey Road

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