City Council, with community input, has identified Moving Delaware Forward priority projects, including:

Project Description Project Cost
Valleyside Drive Extension Link William Street and Central Avenue. Doing so will reduce traffic and delay on West Central Avenue and along Houk Road, and improve emergency service response times by trimming over 1 mile of travel distance to William Street neighborhoods. $5.0M Local
Merrick Blvd. Extension Provide a direct connection to Troy Road for west and north side residents, and a more direct route to US 23. This will reduce traffic congestion along West Central Avenue and on Troy Road. $2.4 M Development/Local
Traffic Signal System Improvements Update programming and equipment to improve traffic progression along W. William Street, W. Central Avenue, London Rd. and Sandusky Street corridors; Add safety equipment to improve visibility along east-west routes in low sun conditions, and establish signal preemption for faster emergency vehicle response. $1.8M State/Local
The Point Intersection Establish four-lane capacity below a new railway structure, including pedestrian access on both sides of the roadway. This will reduce congestion for both Central Avenue and William Street. $23M State/Local
William-Curtis St. Intersection Reduce traffic delay and congestion at the intersection by establishing improved turning radii and dedicated left turn lanes. $750K Local
Troy Road Realignment Reconstruct approximately 1500 feet of Troy Road north of Westwood Avenue to eliminate substandard curve and improve safety. $1.2M Local
East Central Ave. Reconstruction Plans call for widening and reconstructing the pavement to handle current and future traffic. Additional funds generated through a levy would provide the local matching contribution needed to apply for and receive federal funds for this project. $8.6 M State/Local
Stratford Road-US23 Connector Establish a connection between US23 and Stratford Rd., allowing direct signalized access to and from US23 to residents along the Stratford Road corridor. Improve access to the US23 commercial area; Reduce traffic through the unsignalized E. Hull Drive intersection. $2.7M State/Local
Local Street Resurfacing Quadruple the amount of dollars allocated to resurfacing neighborhood streets. $800K yr. Local
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