The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced that Marl Pit Road will be closed at Summit Bridge Road (U.S. 301) from 8 p.m. on Aug.4 through 6 a.m. on Aug. 9 as part of the new U.S. 301 construction.

During this time motorists are advised to follow the posted detours and use alternate routes to travel to and from Marl Pit Road.

Through traffic along Marl Pit Road should use the following posted detours:

• Motorists traveling eastbound on Marl Pit Road should follow Summit Bridge Road to Boyds Corner Road (SR 896) and turn right, follow Boyds Corner Road to Cedar Lane and turn right and back to Marl Pit Road.

• Motorists traveling westbound on Marl Pit Road should follow Cedar Lane to Boyds Corner Road and turn left, follow Boyds Corner Road to Summit Bridge Road and turn left and back to Marl Pit Road.

For further information visit www.us301.deldot.gov, or contact DelDOT Community Relations at 1-800-652-5600 (in DE) or 302-760-2080.