Bridge inspection to cause daytime lane, shoulder closures on Route 1 in Dewey

DEWEY BEACH, Del. – DelDOT says an upcoming inspection of the Charles W. Cullen Bridge over the Indian River Inlet will result in lane and shoulder closures on Route 1.

The lane closures will take place the weeks of April 27th and May 4th, from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday.

During the week of April 27th, the southbound right lane will be closed on Route 1 between Inlet Road to Turn Point Road. Inspections will be conducted from a truck on the shoulder, and the closed right lane will be open to bicycle traffic.

During the week of May 4th, the northbound pedestrian walkway will be closed and pedestrian/bicycle traffic will be redirected onto the closed right shoulder of Route 1 northbound for the length of the bridge.

Motorists should use caution in the area and keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, bridge inspectors, and the shifting of traffic.

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