The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that its contractor A-Del Construction Company Inc. will begin the replacement of the bridge over Wharton’s Branch on Nine Foot Road, Dagsboro, requiring its closure beginning at 6 a.m. Dec. 2, through mid-January 2020.

This work includes removing the existing two corrugated aluminum pipes and replacing them with a precast concrete box culvert and wing walls. Additional work will also include the following: reconstruction of the roadway approach; installation of guardrail; and placement of riprap in the stream to reduce further erosion.

Detour Route is Nine Foot Road to U.S. 113 onto Routes 24/30 Millsboro Highway and return to Nine Foot Road.

Detour signage will be posted.