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Hardscrabble Road to close for culvert replacement

Delaware News Desk
Sussex Countian

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of Hardscrabble Road, between Fleetwood Pond Road and Pepper Road, Millsboro, from 7 a.m. Feb. 17 to 11 p.m. Feb. 28, for the removal of the corrugated metal pipe and replacement of the pipe with a reinforced concrete box culvert. Additional work will also include the placement of riprap in the stream to reduce further erosion.

Motorists going west on Route 20/Hardscrabble Road will be detoured on U.S. 9/County Seat Highway and continue to go northbound on U.S. 13 and return to Route 20/Hardscrabble Road. Motorists traveling eastbound on Route 20/Hardscrabble Road will continue on U.S. 13 southbound and turn east onto U.S. 9/County Seat Highway and back to Route 20/Hardscrabble Road.Detour signage and message boards will be posted.