LOWER MAKEFIELD, PA – A lane-closure moratorium for the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will expire noon Monday, Nov. 26.  The full schedule of project-related travel restrictions for the week of Nov. 25 is as follows:

Pennsylvania side

  • I-295 EB & WB in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls Bridge – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns possible during off-peak/overnight hours for construction along I-295 on the NJ side of the Scudder Falls Bridge Monday, Nov. 26 through Friday, Nov. 30.
  • Taylorsville Road north of I-295 Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Nov. 30.
  • Taylorsville Road south of I-295 – Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Nov. 30.
  • Woodside Road (west of Taylorsville Road to around Clearview Drive) – Right or left lane closures with passage maintained in each direction and/or flagging-controlled travel noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, to Friday, Nov. 30.
  • PA Route 32/River Road – Intermittent stoppages and alternating traffic controlled by flaggers noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, to Friday, Nov. 30.

New Jersey side

  • I-295 NB/WB (old I-95 SB) approaching the Scudder Falls Bridge Pennsylvania-bound – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, Nov. 26, through Friday, Nov. 30.
  • I-295 EB/SB (New Jersey-bound/old I-95 NB) crossing the Scudder Falls Bridge into New Jersey – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns noon to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Nov. 26, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 30.
  • Route 175/River Road – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel may be implemented noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, and approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, to Friday, Nov. 30.

Weekend of Dec. 1-2:  Aside from carryover of overnight travel restrictions from Friday, Nov. 30, no lane closures are scheduled currently for the weekend of Dec. 1-2.

Canal Towpaths:  Portions of the canal towpaths on the New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of the Scudder Falls Bridge will be closed weekdays Nov. 27 to Dec. 14.  

More information on the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project is available at www.scudderfallsbridge.com.

 

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The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission was formed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey in 1934. It operates seven toll bridges and 13 toll-supported bridges, two of which are pedestrian-only spans. The Commission is a self-supporting public-service agency that receives neither federal nor state tax dollars to finance its projects or operations. Funding for the operations, maintenance and upkeep of its bridges and related transportation facilities is solely derived from revenues collected at its toll bridges. The Commission's jurisdiction extends along the Delaware River from the Philadelphia-Bucks County line north to the New Jersey/New York border. The bridges carried more than 143.8 million cars and trucks in 2017. For more information about the Commission and its various initiatives to deliver safer and more convenient bridge travel for its customers, please see: www.drjtbc.org.

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