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Market Street to close for railroad maintenance

Delaware News Desk
Sussex Countian

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Market Street between Oak Street and Townsend Street, Laurel, requiring its closure from 9 a.m. April 30 to 11:59 p.m. May 12.

For vehicular traffic, the eastbound detour route is West Street to West Sixth Street onto South Central Avenue and return to Market Street; westbound detour route is Market Street onto South Central Avenue to Dukes Road to Hastings Drive and back to West Street.

For truck traffic, the eastbound detour route is Sharptown Road to Columbia Road to Delmar Road onto Maryland Delaware Line Road to US 13 to Laurel Road; westbound detour route is Laurel Road onto US 13 to Maryland Delaware Line Road to Delmar Road onto Columbia Road to Sharptown Road.

Detour signage will be posted.