SR 72/SR 1
Diverging Diamond Interchange

Project Need:

This project was identified as a need out of the SR 1 Widening Study. The interchange modifications are needed to improve congestion and safety related to the heavy left-turn movements entering and exiting SR 1.

Project Description:

This project is to construct a Diverging Diamond Interchange. This innovative interchange design will provide improved traffic flow, congestion relief, and safety along Route 72 at the Route 1 interchange. It will be the first of its kind in Delaware.

Project Timeline:

To be designed and constructed using a Design-Build procurement method. For more information on Design-Build, please visit What is Design-Build?

  • Spring/Summer 2015 – Procurement
  • Late Fall 2015 – Notice to Proceed (NTP) for Design-Build Team
  • Spring 2016 Construction

Diverging Diamond Interchange FAQs

Public Workshop Information

  • Public Workshop: Wednesday February 25
    Location: May B. Leasure Elementary School, Gymnasium,
    1015 Church Road, Newark, DE 19702
    Time:  4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Diverging Diamond Video