The I-95 Corridor Coalition, with the Delaware Department of Transportation, was awarded a federal grant to continue exploring whether a mileage-based user fee is a long-term sustainable transportation funding option.
"After a successful pilot in 2018, we are excited to use this grant to expand the pilot program as we continue to learn and answer questions about how a mileage-based user fee system would work in Delaware and surrounding states," said Delaware Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new U.S. 301 mainline has opened to traffic on Jan. 10, 2019.
The 14 mi.-long U.S. 301 mainline will improve safety and reduce congestion with the bypassing of 29 at-grade intersections, 18 of which are signalized, and numerous driveways with direct access to existing U.S.
Against a field of 66 competitors from across the country, a DelDOT Maintenance & Operations team won first place in the National Snowplow Roadeo held in Loveland, Colo.
Chris King, assistant supervisor of Canal District's Area 10, and Charles Dietz, an equipment operator III of North District's Area 14, competed in the 10-wheel Snowplow Roadeo.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) was recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (MASITE) with the 2018 Project of the Year award.
The $1.5 million project, which was completed this summer, extended the I-495 southbound travel lane 1,700 ft.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is showing its support for National Recovery Month by lighting its toll facilities and the Indian River Inlet Bridge in purple during the month of September.
“The addiction epidemic has impacted every community in Delaware,” said Lt.
Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Jennifer Cohan and Delaware Gov. John Carney were joined by members of the state's congressional delegation and local leaders as they cut the ribbon on the South Frederica Grade Separated Intersection (GSI) on Aug.
As part of its effort to explore replacing the current fuel tax with a mileage-based user fee or “MBUF” to generate highway funding the I-95 Corridor Coalition, with the Delaware Department of Transportation as the lead, is launching a three-month pilot study starting in May.
The National Operations Center of Excellence said the CEO of the Delaware Department of Transportation was recently tapped to chair the center's board, and the chief executives of the Iowa and Washington state DOTs joined as new board members.
DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, who was already on the center's board, now fills the chair position formerly held by Shailen Bhatt when he led the Colorado DOT.
The first spliced prestressed bulb-tee girder bridge in Delaware is currently being built near Wilmington under the direction of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT). The project creates a new multi-modal crossing of the Christina River to add another access point to Wilmington Riverfront attractions.
A more than $50 million project that's been years in the making is finally under way in Delaware. An improved Newark Rail Station is being constructed in the location of the existing SEPTA rail station, west of SR 896 in Newark. “The existing Newark train station has minimal passenger facilities, inadequate parking and other deficiencies,” said Mark Tudor, assistant director, project development north, Delaware Department of Transportation.