Important public meeting with DelDOT on Route 48 truck traffic is setfor Tuesday, October 4th

Important public meeting with DelDOT on Route 48 truck traffic is set for Tuesday, October 4th

Community residents are invited to an important meeting on Tuesday, October 4th that is being held by a coalition of residents and businesses located along Route 48.
DelDOT and elected officials have been invited to attend to hear the community's concerns over the closing of Route 41 to truck traffic and the subsequent increased truck traffic on Route 48.
The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on October 4th in the auditorium of Wilmington Christian School.
DelDOT representatives are expected to be in attendance. 
Residents are warned about an IRS phone scam

New Castle County Councilwoman Janet Kilpatrick released the following important message: Please be aware that pre-recorded calls claiming to be the IRS and threatening lawsuits if the call is not returned with a phone number provided are being made to cell phones and land lines in the northern New Castle County area. If you receive a call like this, it is a scam. The County Police have been alerted and provided the following tips regarding ongoing IRS scams. In addition, if you receive one of these types of calls, you can report the activity to the Treasury Inspection General for Tax Administration at 1-800-366-4484 or www.tigta.gov.

Helping to recognize Delaware's local volunteer firefighters

Rep. Hudson helped to recognize some of our first responders at last week's annual lunch for the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter's Association.
(In photo: Daniel Carrier, President of the Hockessin Fire Company, and members of the Hockessin Fire Company)


Bridge 1-148A&B on N330, Greenbank Road over Red Clay Creek

Project Limits:

Beginning 150' west of Red Clay Creek to 150 feet east of Red Clay Creek / Wilmington Western RR.

Project Need:

Deterioration of the existing concrete deck of Bridge 1-148A has caused the bridge to become structurally deficient. Bridge 1-148B is a corrugated metal pipe with significant corrosion and 100% section loss at the waterline at several locations.

Project Overview:

This project involves the rehabilitation of Bridges 1-148A&B. The work includes replacing the existing concrete deck with a new concrete deck and barriers, minor repairs of the substructure, cleaning and painting the existing steel members, and minor approach roadway work for Bridge 1-148A. Additional work includes lining Bridge 1-148B with a pipe liner. The work will be performed under a full road closure with detour for vehicles. Pedestrian access will be maintained during construction.

Project Timeline:

Design Phase:
Design work to be completed no later than Spring 2018.
Construction Phase:
Construction work to be completed Spring 2019.

Additional Comments:

Anticipated Construction duration is 150 days. Construction and detour will be coordinated with detour for T201500103 Intersection Improvements for RT41 and Foulk Road.


Office of Animal Welfare - Delaware Division of Public Health (302) 255-4646

1901 N. DuPont Hwy New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 255-4646

Animal Control Violations

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