Watch for traffic tie-ups, DelDOT says, Sept. 16-24
Saturday, September 16 from 7:30 a.m. until noon
Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon-
There will be a lane shift north of Fred Hudson Road on SR 1 northbound, a right lane closure on northbound SR 1 from north of Fred Hudson Rd through Dewey Beach, and a left lane closure southbound from Pelicans Pouch to Fred Hudson Road. Motorists should expect traffic delays for this event from Dewey Beach to Fred Hudson Road. Trailblazers and message signs will be placed to assist motorists. For information: www.Deweybeachtriathlon.com
Sunday, September 17
Delaware Mud Run-
At 7 a.m. on Sunday, September 17, expect delays on US 13 northbound and southbound at Frightland, Port Penn Road, until about 5 p.m. For information: www.delawaremudrun.com
Saturday, September 23 beginning at 8 a.m.
Tour de Sussex -
Several hundred cyclists will leave Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens Campus in Georgetown. For information: https://www.dtcc.edu/about/news/events/tourdesussex
Saturday, September 23
Magnolia Town Heritage Day-
5K race at 9 a.m. During the race, motorists will encounter delays on Clapham Road northbound and southbound. Sophers Row will be open to local traffic only. Irish Hill Road eastbound will be detoured using Andersen Road to Woodlytown Road and return to South State Street/Clapham Road.
The road closures for the parade will begin at 10:30 a.m.
South Street northbound and southbound will be closed between Woodlytown Road and Sophers Row. Irish Hill Road eastbound will also be closed at Sophers Row. Barkers Landing Road westbound will be closed at Ponderosa Drive. The parade is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Detour trailblazers and message boards will be placed to assist traffic around the closures. For information: www.magnolia55.com
Sunday, September 24 from 7:30 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Bethany Beach Triathlon & Duathlon-
Multiple single lane closures will be in place on SR 1 northbound and southbound starting at 6 a.m. between Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach. Lane restrictions should be lifted by 11 a.m. In addition, there will be various shoulder closures along SR 1 northbound and the right-turn lane from Route 1 northbound to Pennsylvania Avenue will be closed for the duration of the event.
Cyclists will leave Garfield Parkway at Bethany Beach starting at 7:45 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 17 and continue on the shoulders of SR 1 northbound over the Indian River Inlet Bridge turning around at New Road near Dewey Beach. Cyclists will continue southbound on Route 1 over the Indian River Inlet Bridge returning to Bethany Beach via Pennsylvania Avenue. For information: www.BethanyBeachtri.com
Sunday, September 24 at 9 a.m.
Dogfish Dash -
Over 2,000 runners/walkers and volunteers will be in downtown Milton at the Dogfish Brewery, 6 Village Center Boulevard, Milton. For further information: www.seashorestriders.com