Ratledge Road will be closed between Dexter Corner Road and Summit Bridge Road from 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Towsend area because Delmarva Central Railroad Co. will be replacing, resurfacing, and performing general maintenance on the railroad.

The state Department of Transportation recently made the announcement and provided detour information.

Motorists traveling eastbound should take Ratledge Road to Dexter Corner Road onto Blackbird Station Road to Blackbird Forest Road to US 13 to Summit Bridge Road and return to Ratledge Road.

Westbound, motorists should take Ratledge Road onto Summit Bridge Road to US 13 to Blackbird Forest Road to Blackbird Station Road to Dexter Corner Road and back to Ratledge Road.

The railroad work could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.