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A real-time traffic and trip map is available on the City website and at the link below.

The Wilmington Department of Public Works has compiled the attached list of streets that will undergo construction or maintenance work by the city, DelDOT, Delmarva Power, or private contractors over the next week. The attached information applies to the period from Monday, June 13 to Friday, June 17, 2022.

The city’s website has a real-time map that is updated daily, so you can keep an eye on any changes to the weekly schedule due to weather conditions or other construction-related delays. Public Works Commissioner Kelly Williams said every effort is being made to come up with the most accurate list of outdoor projects each week that could impact your next week’s city tour. However, she warned that the timing of the listed projects could be changed if they were delayed due to factors such as the weather.

Italian Festival, Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
Italian Festival of Saint Anthony starts on Sunday, June 12th and continues until Sunday, June west 10th Streets closed to traffic on Wednesday, June 8 will remain closed until Monday, June 20 at 5:00 pm. The following street restrictions will apply during the festival hours:

  • North Scott Street between West 8th Street and West 11th the outside
  • Howland Street between North Scott Street and North Dupont Street
  • West 9th Street between North Lincoln Street and North Dupont Street
  • West 10th Street between North Scott Street and North Dupont Street

Opening hours of the Italian festival 2022:

  • Sunday, June 12: from 16:00 to 22:30.
  • Monday, June 13 – Friday, June 17.: from 18:00 to 22:30.
  • Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19.: from 14:00 to 22:30.

The 2022 Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is now 35 years year, returns to Rodney Square on Wednesday, June 15, and continues until Saturday, June 18. Starting Tuesday, June 14 at 8:00 am and continuing until Sunday, June 19 morning at Market Street from 10:00 and 11th the streets will be closed to all vehicles. In addition, during the festival nights 10th The street between King Street and Market Street will be closed from 16:00 to 22:00 and on Saturday, June 18 from 12:00 to 22:00.

Redirection to Rockford Park
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the City of Wilmington announced that Rockford Park will be closed to traffic Wednesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 16th from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., to create a new traffic pattern around the park. This project will improve safe access for cyclists and pedestrians, as well as parking within the park, which has become a problem due to increased traffic.

I-95 Corridor Project Rehabilitation
The second phase of a two-year Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) redevelopment project to repair and resurface Interstate 95, which passes through…

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