The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that as part of the Long Term Bridge Performance Partnership with Rutgers University there will be an inspection of the bridge over Red Lion Creek on state Route 1 northbound between Upper Twin Lane Road and the U.S. 13/state Route 1 split in New Castle County.

State Route 1 northbound lanes and shoulders will be closed from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. May 21. The left lane and shoulder will be closed on state Route 1 northbound; after this inspection is completed, the inspectors will proceed to close the center and right lanes plus the right shoulder along state Route 1 northbound.

Motorists should be aware that bridge personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes