I-95 southbound ramp on Jackson St. in Wilmington closing Monday morning

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The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that the I-95 Southbound on-ramp from North Jackson Street will be permanently closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday. August 3.

The ramp will be demolished as part of the I-95 Restore the Corridor Wilmington Project.

As a result of the Jackson Street ramp closure and the removal in May of the 2nd Street on-ramp, motorists will access I-95 Southbound from Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Signage will be posted for motorists. A new 2nd Street on-ramp to I-95 is scheduled to open in December 2020, weather permitting.

The new ramp construction project is being done in advance of the larger Restore the Corridor I-95 rehabilitation project slated to begin in March of 2021 and continue until the summer of 2023.

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The followingdetour routes will be in effect starting on Aug. 3

Lancaster Avenue to I-95 Southbound: Motorists will take Lancaster Avenue onto Martin Luther King Boulevard and make a U-turn at the intersection of Justison Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard to access the I-95 Southbound On-Ramp.

North Jackson Street to I-95 Southbound: Motorists will take North Jackson Street and make a left onto Martin Luther King Boulevard and make a U-turn at the intersection of Justison Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard to access the I-95 Southbound On-Ramp.

West 2nd Street to I-95 Southbound: Motorists will take West 2nd Street and make a left onto North Jackson Street, then take another left to Martin Luther Boulevard and make a U-turn at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Justison Street to access the I-95 Southbound On-Ramp.

Additional information is available at restorethecorridor.com.

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