Delaware Department of Transportation: Context-Sensitive Speed Limit Setting

Diagram from engineering study of U.S. 13 in the Town of Blades, Delaware, highlighting issue with speed limits and development activity

2021 was the deadliest year on Delaware roads in the past 15 years. As in many states, Delaware state police, highway and transportation officials have noted increases in speeding and fatalities in the past few years. To counteract negative trends, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is adjusting its approach to speed limit setting.¬† Delaware […]