|Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)|
|Preceding Agency||Delaware State Highway Department|
|Agency executive||Shailen Bhatt, Secretary of Transportation|
|Parent Agency||State of Delaware|
The department's responsibilities include maintaining 89 percent of the state's public roadways totaling 13,507 lane miles, overseeing the "Adopt-A-Highway" program, snow removal, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Delaware Transit Corporation (known as DART First State).
DelDOT maintains a 24/7 Traffic Management Center in Smyrna, Delaware at the State Emergency Operations Center. At that location, they monitor traffic conditions, operate traffic lights, and broadcast on 1380 AM via WTMC radio.
Since 1969, the agency has also maintained a transportation library on Bay Road in Dover.
On February 18, 2011, Sec. Carolann Wicks, who had been Secretary of Transportation since 2006, resigned. On March 21, 2011, Cleon Cauley, who had been appointed Deputy Secretary two months earlier, was appointed Acting Secretary. On July 5, 2011, Shailen Bhatt was sworn in as the new Secretary of Transportation.
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