The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that contractor A-Del Construction will close Bowers Beach Road between state Route 1 southbound and state Route 1 northbound from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Aug. 13-17, as part of the ongoing state Route 1, Little Heaven Grade Separated Project.

The closure is needed for the installation of bridge beams.

State Route 1 southbound traffic will continue past Bowers Beach Road, take exit 86/North Frederica, turn left onto the overpass to state Route 1 Northbound and merge onto state Route 1 northbound and turn right onto Bowers Beach Road.

Bowers Beach Road westbound traffic will be required to make a right turn on state Route 1 northbound and make a U-turn at a crossover to go southbound on state Route 1.

Variable message boards will be posted to advise motorists of the upcoming nighttime closure. Detour signage will be posted.