A section of Route 9 (Haypoint Landing Road) east of Smyrna is closed after part of the road was damaged during recent flooding.

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced Friday that due to flooding damage a portion of Route 9 has been closed east of Smyrna

The closed section is from Shorts Landing Road to Paddock Road.

The closure is expected to remain in place until further notice, according to DelDOT. No specific time period was given.

Detour routes will be posted.

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