Sunfest to Cause Congestion on Bay Bridge, Delaware I-95 Lane Closures

May 7, 2015

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Transportation officials in Maryland are warning of higher than normal volume on the Bay Bridge because of Springfest in Ocean City, a celebration that includes food, arts and craft displays and free entertainment.

Officials say motorists should expect higher than normal traffic from Thursday through Sunday. Officials say that they will monitor traffic conditions throughout the weekend and, weather permitting, open an additional lane to eastbound traffic to help ease congestion.

Officials are encouraging motorists to travel at off-peak times including Thursday and Friday mornings before 10 a.m. and evenings after 10 p.m.

Delaware Lane Closures on I-95 

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Northbound lanes on Interstate 95 will close overnight Thursday and again on the weekend as crews to mill and repave the highway.

Officials with the Delaware Department of Transportation say I-95 at Concord Pike will close from 10 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday. There will be right-lane closure from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Northbound I-95 will be closed again starting at 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday, and Sunday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday.

Northbound traffic will be detoured to U.S. 202. Access to the highway will resume at Naamans Road in Claymont.

Motorists can get additional information at the Department of Transportation's website at http://deldot.gov/.