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Weekend Closures of Northbound Otts Chapel Road

Location: Otts Chapel Road Northbound, between Sandy Drive and Elkton Road, Newark.

Dates and Times: 

8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, pending weather.

8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021, pending weather.

As part of the ongoing Phase 1 construction work, the Otts Chapel Road northbound lanes will be closed to complete concrete roadway reconstruction. 

For traffic normally using northbound Otts Chapel Road, the following detour route will be utilized: 

  • Motorist traveling North on Otts Chapel Road will make a right onto Chestnut Hill Road, a left onto South College Ave/SR 896, a left onto Christina Parkway/SR 4, and a left onto Elkton Road.  The detour ends at Otts Chapel Road.  Southbound lanes will remain open during.  Local traffic can access Sandy Drive by proceeding north on Otts Chapel Road.  All traffic exiting Sandy Drive will need to make a left and head south on Otts Chapel Road during the closure; additional traffic control will be in place for this movement.
  • Motorist are advised to follow posted detours signs and message boards.