The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that their contractor will close the Route 896 southbound ramp to Interstate 95 northbound, Newark, beginning at 9 p.m. Nov. 29, until 5 a.m. Nov. 30.

The ramp will close again at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 until 5 a.m. Dec. 3.

There is deteriorating pavement that needs to be removed and replaced with a concrete patch.

The ramp detour route will be Route 896 southbound to U.S. 40 eastbound to state Route 1 northbound to I-95 northbound.

Detour signage will be posted.