The Delaware Department of Transportation's contractor, JJID Inc., will begin installing curb, sidewalk, hot-mix paving and striping on Jan. 4 on Route 1 at Bay Crossing Boulevard in Lewes.

Starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, and through 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, on weekdays, the left lanes of both north and southbound Route 1 will be closed between Bay Crossing Boulevard and Postal Lane/Melson Drive in Lewes.

No lane closure or construction work will occur on the weekend.

The construction could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Motorists should be aware that construction personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to the travel lanes and anticipate lane shifts.