DelDOT Kicks Off 100th Year Anniversary With Open House

Fri May 26, 2017 - Northeast Edition #11

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) held an open house celebration commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Department on May 10. Hosted by Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, the event was held at the DelDOT Administration Building.

The public was invited to roam through both levels of the main atrium and adjoining rooms viewing displays, archival photographs depicting the history of DelDOT, artifacts, and tools, as well as vintage and classic vehicles which were parked in the rear of the Administration Building.

Some of the featured displays included:

• A Lego replica of the Charles W. Cullen Bridge, commonly referred to as the Indian River Inlet Bridge;

• Both past and present traffic equipment and signage;

• Artifacts retrieved from various DelDOT archeology excavations;

• Vintage license plates;

• A variety of maintenance equipment will be on display outside the rear of the building;

• History and information on a variety of DelDOT programs such as its Delaware Pathways Programs, bike, byways, aviation as well as various public safety programs;

• A DART bus commemorating the 100th Anniversary on display; and

• The DMV On-the-Go mobile unit will be there conducting DMV services.

In addition, DelDOT debuted its just-released 100th Anniversary book. Copies are available for purchase for $25.00 (credit or debit card payment only).

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