The Delaware Department of Transportation's (DelDOT) contractor Allan Myers MD Inc. is scheduled to begin the Georgetown East Gateway Improvements project starting on Tuesday, September 8.
The work consists of the realignment of Sand Hill Road and Airport Road to intersect US 9 at one location at an improved angle; additional turn lanes, signal improvements, pavement resurfacing, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, drainage and lighting improvements.
As part of this project, Airport Road between US 9 and South Railroad Avenue will be CLOSED at 6 AM on Friday, September 18 until December 1, 2020, pending weather.
DelDOT was awarded a $7 million discretionary Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Georgetown East Gateway project.
For this project, the contractor, Allan Myers MD Inc. submitted a bid of $8,847,777, the lowest of four bids received. The project is anticipated to be complete by June 2022, pending weather.
Airport Road to King Street onto US 9 and return to Airport Road.
Detour signage will be posted for motorists.