Motorists using the Taylorsville Road on-ramp to I-295 West toward Newtown and Philadelphia should prepare for an uninterrupted six-week closure and posted detour beginning Wednesday, May 29 at 4:00 a.m.
The following posted detour will be in effect 24/7 through early July: (CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETOUR MAP)
- Take the on-ramp for I-295 South and cross the Scudder Falls Bridge into New Jersey.
- Proceed on I-295 South past the first two exits at Route 29 (U-turn unavailable due to construction activities) and CR-579/Bear Tavern Road (traffic lights and congestion).
- Follow I-295 to Scotch Road North (Exit 73A) and use the loop ramps to cross over I-295.
- Enter I-295 North to proceed back to the Scudder Falls Bridge into Pennsylvania where the highway designation changes to I-295 West toward Philadelphia.
Job commuters heading on I-295 West toward Newtown, Oxford Valley, Route 1, Philadelphia and points south along I-95 should plan to expect to encounter the ramp closure that morning.
The aforementioned scheduled travel restrictions are subject to change due to weather, emergency, traffic, and equipment/materials mobilization considerations. Motorists are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations, and to reduce speeds and exercise caution when travelling through project work areas.