Final Plan of Remedial Action for the Amtrak Maintenance Facility, Operable Unit 1 (DE-0170)

Division of Waste and Hazardous Sun=bstances

Published: March 30, 2022

The Department has adopted a plan regarding the clean-up of the Amtrak Maintenance Facility, Operable Unit 1 (OU-1) located at 4001 Vandever Avenue in Wilmington. The Site includes approximately 52 acres of the Amtrak Wilmington Maintenance Shops. Remediation will include soil removal and disposal, stabilization of sediments, soil capping, and groundwater treatment among other things. Remedial activities required for the Amtrak Maintenance Facility (DE-0170) site will be designed and conducted concurrently with remedial activities required by DNREC and EPA for the Former Fueling Facility (DE-0266) site.

DNREC issued a public notice of the Proposed Plan for the Amtrak Maintenance Facility, OU-1 Site on March 2, 2022. There were no comments or questions from the public regarding the Proposed Plan. Details of the Final Plan are available online at:

For additional information, please contact John G. Cargill, IV, Project Officer at (302) 395-2600 or via email to