Flooding shuts road near New Castle

Delaware Department of Transportation crews place barricades across flooded Airport Road, where high water from Nonesuch Creek covered the road near the Sheraton Hotel. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE (5/13/2017) Flooding has closed a road near New Castle this morning.

DelDOT crews placed barricades on Airport Road near the Sheraton Hotel, just off Interstate 95, around 9:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service predicts occasional heavy rain today with some street flooding possible.

By 9:50 a.m., more than 1.4 inches of rain was measured at several spots across Delaware.