Project Description

US 301: Successful Delivery of Delaware’s Newest Toll Road

Submitted by the First State Section

Construction Cost $40,000,000
Project Location New Castle County, Delaware
Project Owner Delaware Department of Transportation
Project Designer GEC Team of RK&K and Century with Multiple Section Designers
Diamond Materials (Section 11D)
Allan Myers (Section 2A)
A-Del (Section 2B)
Greggo & Ferrara, Inc. (Section 3)
R.E. Pierson (Section 1C)
Completion Date January, 2019

Project Description

New US301 is one of the largest transportation projects ever built in Delaware. The project included the construction of 28 bridges and four interchanges, and included almost 900,000 square yards of concrete pavement, over 100,000 tons of asphalt pavement, over 7,000,000 cubic yards (CY) of soil moved, and over 68 acres of wetland mitigation.  The project consisted of seven contracts, to complete construction in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Project Features

  • Delaware’s first All Electronic Toll (AET) road
  • Machine control grading technology
  • Multiple contracts
  • Sixty-eight acres of wetlands
    created, along with other wetland enhancements, preservation, and reforestation.