UPDATE: DelDOT responds to Flooding and Storm Damage

DOVER – The strong northeast winds blowing into Delaware are forecast to remain into Monday which will continue to hold water in the state’s inland bays. The last 24 hour average sustained wind speed at the Indian River Inlet Bridge was 42 MPH. A coastal flood warning remains in effect until 6 PM EDT Sunday and 30 mph winds along the coast are forecast to remain into Monday afternoon.


This means various roads that have been closed during the storm are likely to see high water until Sunday evening.

These roads will be reopened as it becomes safe to do so.


Current conditions statewide are as follows:

 I-95 North  to the State Line:


Closed due to High Water:

Way Rd from 52 to Old Kennett Rd due to a down Tree


 Newark to Kent County 


Roads Closed due to High Water:

Woodland Beach Rd east of RT 9

Nonesuch Creek at Airport Rd

Old State Rd @ Old Corbitt Rd

Pyles Lane @ Pigeon Rd

RT 9 at Fleming Landing Bridge

RT 9 btwn Paddock Rd & Woodland Beach Rd


Kent County:


Roads Closed due to High Water:

  1. Market St (Frederica) is closed
  2. Bowers Beach Rd at Webbs Cutoff

RT 9 btwn Paddock Rd & Woodland Beach Rd

Port Mahon Rd at RT 9

RT 6 btwn RT 9 & Woodland Beach Rd

  1. Main St btwn RT 300 & Providence Dr.

Water on Roadway – Passable  

Bowers Beach at Whitwell Delight Rd

Cypress Branch Rd

Skeeter Neck Rd

Tub Mill Pond Rd btwn Fork Landing Rd & Blue Jay Ln

Old Cemetery at Tub Mill Pond

Old Cemetery at DE1

  1. Little Creek Rd at RT 9

Deep Grass Ln btwn Thistlewood Rd & Williamsville Rd

Deep Grass Ln btwn Tea Town Rd & Messobov Rd

Prospect Church Rd S/O RT14

Williamsville Rd btwn Holly Hill Rd & Blairs Pond Rd

Andrewsville Rd btwn Gallo Rd & Prospect Church Rd

Killens Pond Rd N/O Bloomfield Rd

Todds Chapel Rd btwn Hickman Rd & Fishers Bridge Rd

New Wharf Rd btwn Big Stone Rd & RT1

Barkers Landing Rd E/O State St

Cypress Branch Rd N/O Ponderosa Dr

Deep Grass Rd btwn Williamsville Rd & Gun and Rod Club Rd

Andrewsville Rd btwn Flat Iron Rd & Gingerwood Dr, Killens Pond Rd S/O Sand Box Rd

Big Stone Beach Rd btwn New Wharf Rd & Greenhouse Rd

Barkers Landing Rd at Elementary School and Irish Hill Rd btwn Fox Chase Rd & Pinehurst

Irish Hill Rd btwn Fox Chase Rd & S Pinehurst Subdivision Ent.

Fork Landing Rd between Rothermel Rd and Carpenters Bridge Rd


 Sussex County:

Roads Being worked on:


Roads Closed due to high Water:


RT 1 Southbound has been reopened between Fred Hudson & Dewey Beach

RT 1 Northbound is CLOSED between Fred Hudson RD (RD 360) & Dewey Beach. RT 1 will see intermittent closures in this area throughout the storm.

Primehook Rd

RT 16 EB from RT 1 to Broadkill Beach

Front St(RT 88) in Milton (RT 88 & RT 5)

River Rd btwn Rd 297 & Rd 312A

Longneck Rd

Falling Point Rd btwn RT 26 to Rd 343


Water on Roadway – Passable  

Oyster Rock / Near End of road

Cods Rd at Rd 221

Light House Rd at RT 36

13 Curves Rd at Cods Rd

RT 36 at Draw Bridge

Mt. Friendship Rd btwn Brenford Rd & Bryn Zion Rd

Old Mill Bridge area of Dickson Creek

Camp Arrow Head Rd

Banks Rd btwn Rd 298A & RT 24

Plantation Rd btwn Rd 38 & Dead End

RT 24 near Giant Grocery Store

New Rd @ Canary Bridge

Fred Hudson Rd btwn RT1 & Rd 357

  1. Shore Dr btwn RT1 & Dead End

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