The inspection of a bridge on U.S. Route 1 will require a temporary road closure Aug. 27 and 28.

The inspection of a bridge on U.S. Route 1 will require a temporary road closure Aug. 27 and 28.

According to the Delaware Department of Transportation, the bridge runs over the Broadkill River, with the area affected being U.S. Route 1 between Paynter Road and Lockerman Road, east of Milton. The southbound right lane and shoulder will be closed Aug. 27 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and the northbound right lane and shoulder will be closed Aug. 28 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

DelDOT is asking motorists to use caution for the safety of bridge inspectors and for lane shifts on U.S Route 1.