The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that its contractor Horsey Construction will widen the intersection's radius and shoulders to accommodate dedicated left turns from Kings Highway.

Beginning Aug. 2, intermittent daytime lane and shoulder closures on Gills Neck Road and Kings Highway shoulder closures for intersection widening will occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Beginning Aug. 14, nighttime lane and shoulder closures on Kings Highway for milling and paving will occur between the hours of 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The work is expected to be completed by Aug. 30, pending weather.

DelDOT advised drivers to be aware of construction activity and adjust their driving to ensure the safety of construction personnel.