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Resident Notice – Delaware Street Paving Project (Update)

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

City of New Castle
Resident Notice Update
Delaware Street Paving Project
Date: April 21, 2020

The City has recently been informed that the work set to begin on Wednesday, April 22, between Third and Fourth Streets by City contractor Cirello, has been delayed until the week of April 27, with an expected start date of April 28. At this time any scheduled road closures will be postponed until that week.

The City’s contractor Cirillo Brothers will begin replacing the street curbs on Delaware
Street between 3 rd Street and 4th Street.   The contractor will
need to close one or both lanes of Delaware Street to vehicular traffic between 3 rd
Street and 4 th Street each day to perform the work.  The contractor may also
close the sidewalk on the active construction side of this section of road where
they are working to not endanger the public, but the sidewalk on the other side of
the street will remain open.  All closures will start at 8:00 am and be reopened by
5:00 pm each day and no closures are scheduled to occur on weekends.  The
work is estimated to take between three and six weeks. Multiple unknowns do
not allow for a more precise schedule.

During the lane closures, multiple warning signs will be placed and flaggers will
be positioned at the intersections to allow one-way traffic to pass, or to direct
traffic to detour around the construction.  The City understands that this may be
inconvenient to some but with one-way traffic on area streets, this was
determined to be the best approach.

Residents are asked to obey the flaggers’ instructions.

Of course there will be no parking on Delaware Street between 3 rd Street and 4th
Street, during these times. Parked cars will be towed.

The repaving work on Delaware Street will last for many months and will
necessitate both temporary lane restrictions as well as full closures at varying
times.  The City will provide more information for both as the project progresses.