Delaware still in a State of Emergency

    Delaware’s travel ban has been lifted, but a number of roads are still snow covered and slick.

    The State of Delaware continues to dig out from its second major snowstorm in one week.

    Delaware remains under a state of emergency for a third day, although the travel ban on non-essential personnel has been lifted in all three counties and officials said Thursday night was a relatively quiet night.  Even though drivers are allowed back on the roads, some of those roads are still snow covered.

    State officials say about 90% of minor roads in New Castle County above the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal are still snow covered.  Below the canal, some primary roads are still snow covered, while about half of the secondary and minor roads are snow covered.  Kent County primary roads are dry, while secondary roads are snow covered, wet and icy.  In Sussex County, DelDOT officials say primary roads are still wet, secondary roads are snow covered, and minor roads are wet, icy, and snow covered.

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    DART has resumed bus service, but there are some detours.  DART Routes 7 and 8 in Wilmington are not running, while the Route 24 bus will stay on Governor Printz Boulevard.  In Dover, the Route 107 bus will not go to the James Williams State Service Bu9ilding, and Route 109 will not service Kings Highway at Luther Towers.  The Route 117 bus will not go to Paris Villas or London Village, and Route 100 will not run.  The SEPTA R2 line will not run south of Wilmington.

    As of 11 AM, about 1,300 New Castle County power customers were still in the dark, with only a handful of customers in Kent and Sussex County were still without power.

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