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  • State of Delaware offices closed in Kent and Sussex March 17

  • Gov. Jack Markell has issued a statement closing state offices in Kent and Sussex Counties for Monday, March 17
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  • Gov. Jack Markell has issued a statement closing state of Delaware offices in Kent and Sussex counties during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 17.
    Non-essential employees who live or work in Kent or Sussex County are not to report to work for this period. Essential employees are to report as scheduled, Markell said.
    State of Delaware offices in New Castle County will open at 10 a.m. Non-essential employees who live or work in New Castle County do not report until 10 a.m. Essential employees are to report as scheduled.
    The governor's office released this statement from Markell on weather conditions:
    “Heavy snow continues to fall throughout the state and is expected to reduce to flurries later this morning. Significant snowfall totals are expected in Kent and Sussex counties ranging from five to nine inches,” Markell said. “DelDOT crews are actively working to clear primary roads and will continue to do so. We strongly encourage drivers who do not need to travel to delay or refrain from going on the roads to give DelDOT plows time and ability to work.
    “"Expected snowfall totals are not as significant in New Castle County, but we still encourage those traveling in the northern part of the state to use caution and allow extra time to reach their destination today,” Markell said.

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