Delaware Department of Transportation’s contractor will reconstruct the existing Route 72/Wrangle Hill Road northbound lanes for the construction of the American Boulevard intersection.

The closure will be from 8 p.m. May 31 to 5 a.m. June 3, pending weather.

Route 72/Wrangle Hill Road northbound from U.S. 13/Routes 1 and 7 will turn right onto Route 7/Bear Corbitt Road, then turn left on Route 71/Red Lion Road and return to Route 72/Wrangle Hill Road.

Southbound, Route 72/Wrangle Hill Road will remain open during the northbound closure.

Local residents will have access from Route 72/Wrangle Hill Road southbound only.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.