The Delaware Department of Transportation will close crossovers surrounding the Delaware Turf Sports Complex.
The crossovers between the sports complex and the Thompsonville interchange will be closed April 29-30 and May 13 from 7 to 11 a.m. on state Route 1 northbound and southbound. Motorists traveling northbound will be detoured to the Exit 86/North Frederica interchange to access state Route 1 southbound. Motorists traveling southbound will be detoured to Exit 79/Thompsonville interchange to access state Route 1 northbound.
The three crossovers to the north, between the sports complex and the North Frederica interchange, will be closed from noon to 6 p.m. to safely facilitate traffic exiting the sports complex. Northbound traffic destined for points south will be detoured to Exit 86/North Frederica interchange where they can then access state Route 1 southbound. Southbound state Route 1 traffic wishing to utilize one of the three closed crossovers north of the venue are encouraged to use Exit 79/Thompsonville interchange. However,crossovers from Tub Mill Pond Road/Milford Neck Road and south should be open by noon.
Closure of crossovers from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. from the sports complex, south to Exit 79/Thompsonville interchange will take place April 29-30 and May 13.
Closure of crossovers from noon until 6 p.m. from the sports complex, north to Exit 86/Frederica interchange will take place April 29-30 and May 13.
In an effort to further reduce the impact to residents and businesses, there will be a left-turn only on state Route 1 northbound at the Tub Mill Pond Road intersection to allow motorists to access state Route 1 southbound and Tub Mill Pond Road to the west.
Message boards will be displayed to notify motorists of the upcoming traffic patterns.