The Delaware Department of Transportation announced motorists can expect road and lane restrictions with an interruption to traffic for special events during the remainder of October.
— Apple Scrapple Festival, Oct. 13-14, Bridgeville: Motorists can expect road closures and delays in traffic from 4 to 10 p.m. Oct. 13 and 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 14 in Bridgeville. For more, visit applescrapple.com
— Delaware State University annual homecoming with parade, Oct. 15, Dover: Motorists can expect possible lane restrictions and delays in traffic beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 15 for the annual homecoming parade on Loockerman Street in downtown Dover. After the parade, a football game will be held at the Delaware State University's Alumni Stadium. The main entrance will be closed at Delaware State University. Access to the University will be from College Road via gates one and two. For more, visit desu.edu.
— Milford Community Parade, Oct. 18, Milford: The annual Milford Community Parade will start at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 on Seabury Avenue to Walnut Street and end at Northeast Front Street at the high school. During the parade, Walnut Street will be closed to traffic. Motorists should choose another alternate route in Milford. For more, visit milfordparade.com.
— Monster "Mash" Marathon and Half Marathon, Oct. 21, Dover: Motorists can expect an interruption in traffic from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m., and watch out for runners crossing U.S. 13 at Leipsic Road and U.S. 13 at Route 8. Motorists are advised to use extra caution and share the road with runners in downtown Dover; Route 9; and Little Creek on Oct. 21. Motorists should expect delays on U.S. 13 at Leipsic Road and at Route 8 between 7-8:30a.m. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
— University of Delaware Homecoming, Oct. 21, Newark. Motorists can expect delays in traffic in downtown Newark surrounding the University of Delaware beginning at 7 a.m. Oct. 21. There also may be a lane closure on northbound Route 896 to allow free flow traffic coming from Interstate 95 southbound. The lane closure may be in place starting at 7 a.m. and will be cleared by 1 p.m. The football game will be held at the University of Delaware's Delaware Stadium. For more, visit udel.edu.
— Sea Witch Festival, Oct. 27-29, Rehoboth. The annual festival will be held in Rehoboth on Oct. 27-29. Arrive early; Rehoboth Avenue will be closed to all traffic at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 and will reopen after the costume parade about 3 p.m. Satellite parking areas will be available for visitors traveling on both north and southbound along state Route 1. Shuttle service will operate from Tower Ocean, the Rehoboth Beach Park and Ride, Epworth Church and the Rehoboth Little League field Saturday to bring festival goers into the resort area. For more, visit beach-fun.com.