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GOV Carney lifts Level I Driving restriction

WILMINGTON (DE): Earlier today, as the snowfall intensified, Governor Carney issued a Level 1 Driving Warning for New Castle County that begun at 2:00 p.m.

A Level 1 Driving Warning means:

• Any person operating a motor vehicle shall exercise extra caution in the operation of their motor vehicle.

• Motorists are encouraged not to operate a motor vehicle on the State’s roadways unless there is a significant safety, health, or business reason to do so.

“Conditions are worsening across New Castle County, and we encourage everyone to stay off the roads if possible. If Delawareans have to be on the roadways, they should exercise extra caution while driving,” said Governor Carney. “DelDOT will continue to work throughout this afternoon and tonight to clear the roads.”

As of 5:00 P.M.,Governor Carney lifted the Level I Driving Warning for New Castle County.

“While we continue to encourage motorists to use caution, we are able to lift the driving restriction with conditions improving countywide,” said Governor Carney. “Thank you to Delawareans for their caution throughout the storm, and to DelDOT crews for their quick work to clean up our roadways.”

Motorists may monitor real-time conditions, snow plow activity, and traffic cameras by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application.

The DelDOT App is available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, and can be downloaded free, search for “DelDOT” at the Apple and Google Play stores. Motorists can also listen to WTMC 1380 AM for updates on road conditions.

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