Fort DuPont in Delaware City is the satellite location for the Food Distribution Program, Delaware Surplus Services and Fleet Services.

Accessibility

Fort DuPont is located in Delaware City, Delaware in New Castle County. It is easily accessible from many major roads including: Route 9, Route 72, Route 1 and Route 13.

Driving Directions

  1. I-95 South
  2. Route 1 South
  3. Take Route 72/Delaware City exit (which is approximately 2 miles after the Route 1 and Route 13 merge)
  4. Turn left onto Route 72 at the light at the bottom of the exit ramp (toward Delaware City)
  5. Proceed on Route 72 past both the Route 72/Route 9 merge and Delaware City
  6. Continue through the traffic light. Delaware City Community Center will be on your left (an old school)
  7. After crossing small bridge,
    1. Bear to the right and take the first left onto Old Battery Lane (formerly Wilmington Avenue) (under the Reedy Point Bridge) and proceed onto the grounds of Fort DuPont
      - OR -
    2. Turn left at the first turn into the Fort DuPont.
  1. Route 1 or Route 13 North
  2. Take Route 72/Delaware City exit (which is approximately 1/2 mile after crossing the Veterans Memorial Highway or St. Georges Bridges)
  3. Turn right onto Route 72 (toward Delaware City)
  4. Proceed on Route 72 past both the Route 72/Route 9 merge and Delaware City
  5. Continue through the traffic light. Delaware City Community Center will be on your left (an old school)
  6. After crossing small bridge,
    1. Bear to the right and take the first left onto Old Battery Lane (formerly Wilmington Avenue) (under the Reedy Point Bridge) and proceed onto the grounds of Fort DuPont
      - OR -
    2. Turn left at the first turn into the Fort DuPont.
  1. I-95 North
  2. Take DE-896 S via Exit 1 toward Glasgow/Middletown
  3. Turn left onto US-40 E / Pulaski Highway
  4. Turn right onto Wrangle Hill Road/Route 72 East.
  5. Continue to follow Route 72 East (toward Delaware City)
  6. Proceed on Route 72 past both the Route 72/Route 9 merge and Delaware City
  7. Continue through the traffic light. Delaware City Community Center will be on your left (an old school)
  8. After crossing small bridge,
    1. Bear to the right and take the first Left onto Old Battery Lane (formerly Wilmington Avenue) (under the Reedy Point Bridge) and proceed onto the grounds of Fort DuPont
      - OR -
    2. Turn left at the first turn into the Fort DuPont.
  1. Route 72 East (toward Delaware City)
  2. Proceed on Route 72 past both the Route 72/Route 9 merge and Delaware City
  3. Continue through the traffic light. Delaware City Community Center will be on your left (an old school)
  4. After crossing small bridge,
    1. Bear to the right and take the first left onto Old Battery Lane (formerly Wilmington Avenue) (under the Reedy Point Bridge) and proceed onto the grounds of Fort DuPont
      - OR -
    2. Turn left at the first turn into the Fort DuPont.

Parking

Parking is available at each of our buildings on Fort DuPont.

Building Locations

Administrative Offices
Located at 2420 Old Battery Lane (formerly Wilmington Avenue). Our office is the first white house on the right (marked Government Support Services). Building 3

Food Distribution Warehouse
After going under the Reedy Point Bridge, take your first right onto Delaware Avenue. Continue around to the back. The Warehouse will be on your left and is directly behind the Administrative Office. Building 4

Delaware Surplus Services
Located 2454 Old Battery Lane (formerly Wilmington Avenue), past the Administrative Offices. The white Federal Warehouse will be on your right. Delaware Surplus Services is located in red brick Delaware Surplus Services Warehouse. The public entrance is located in the back. Building 11