The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of Milford Neck Road, between Pritchett Road and Milford Neck Connector Road, near Frederica, will be closed from 6 a.m. July 23 until 5 p.m. Aug. 17 for the tie-in to the connector road, as part of the ongoing state Route 1, South Frederica Grade Separated Intersection project.

Southbound state Route 1 traffic will continue past Exit 83 and take Exit 79 toward Thompsonville, turn right to Thompsonville Road, turn left to Reynolds Road, turn left to Pritchett Road and return to Milford Neck Road.

Detour signage will be posted.