Progress is being made at the bridge site with crews working around the clock on 12-hour shifts. New equipment arrived on site Friday, and DelDOT says crews have hit the ground running.
Officials in Delaware are still monitoring the I-495 bridge over the Christina River. They closed it last week because of support columns that shifted, causing safety concerns.
Delaware US Senator Chris Coons touring the site around the I-495 bridge, says $2-million in initial emergency federal funds have been made available.
Eyewitness News reporter Jan Carabeo was able to speak with the engineering consulting company that tipped DelDOT off to this problem in the first place.
The fire broke out just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday in a structure at 622 North Harrison Street.
State transportation officials said Wednesday that they believe a contractor is responsible for dumping a massive mound of dirt suspected of shifting the ground underneath an interstate highway bridge and forcing its closure.
DelDOT closed the bridge at 6 p.m. Monday because an inspection showed four of the 37 support columns are tilted as much as four percent out of vertical alignment.
Engineers are only in the early stages of this investigation. The findings presented today are preliminary.
Authorities are investigating after a suspicious package was found in a parking lot in Wilmington.
A married couple has been charged with robbing a Valero gas station on April 30.
A community rallies for peace after one of their own, a grandmother, was hit by a flying bullet while she sat outside with her grandson.
Police in Delaware say they arrested a serial robber just before he was about to commit yet another robbery.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday in the 400 block W. 25th Street.
Police in Delaware say they’re searching for a man believed responsible for three bank robberies and an attempted bank robbery.
A judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for shooting a Wilmington police officer in the face during a traffic stop.