The Delaware Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, announced to motorists that Concord Pond Road will be closed between Church Road and German Road in Seaford beginning at 7 a.m. Aug. 14 and through late December for improvements to the dam.

The improvements include installation of new operable gates in dam spillway and other associated repairs, including supplemental riprap to prevent further erosion and dam warning buoys.

Detour route is Concord Pond Road north, left on Old Furnace Road, left on Middleford Road, left onto U.S. 13 and left on Concord Pond Road.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.