Jul
15
News Release

New Interchange Ramp Closures at Scudder Falls Bridge to Start Wednesday, July 24

SCUDDER FALLS – The next major facet of a five-week transitional period to open the new Scudder Falls Toll Bridge’s first-completed span and realign its adjoining I-295 approach segments remains on track to start Wednesday, July 24. Weather permitting, four interchange ramps that feed off of or onto I-295 in the New Jersey-bound direction will

Jul
12
News Release

Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project Travel Advisory for Week of July 14

EWING, NJ –For the first time in four months, travel restrictions for the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project will be pared back to less disruptive proportions. Only two new travel changes are expected during the upcoming week. Early on Sunday morning (July 14) – shortly after midnight – tolling will begin on the new Scudder

Jul
11
News Release

New Scudder Falls Toll Bridge’s First Span Open; I-295 NB Single-Lane Restriction Ends; Tolling Starts Early Sunday

SCUDDER FALLS – It’s official: the first completed span of the new Scudder Falls Toll Bridge opened to a single-lane of I-295 Pennsylvania-bound traffic shortly after 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 9. For the next two weeks, the new bridge will carry only Pennsylvania-bound traffic and the old “functionally obsolete” bridge will carry only New Jersey-bound

Jul
05
News Release

Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project Travel Advisory for Week of July 7

Single-Lane on I-295 NB in NJ Early Next Week; New Bridge to Open Wednesday, Tolling to Start Following Sunday Fourth of July Lane Closure Moratorium to End Early Monday EWING, NJ – The first week of a five-week-long transitional period to open the new Scudder Falls Toll Bridge’s first completed span and bring both directions

Jul
03
News Release

Animated Video Posted to Explain Five-Week Transitional Period to Bring New Scudder Falls Toll Bridge’s First Completed Span into Service

SCUDDER FALLS – A new video has been produced and posted to help motorists acquaint themselves with the series of lane closures, traffic shifts, and interchange ramp openings and ramp detours that will be implemented in coming weeks in the area of the new Scudder Falls Toll Bridge’s first completed spans. The video, which includes

Jul
02
News Release

Toll Rates Page for Scudder Falls Toll Bridge Added to Commission’s Website

First Completed Span of New Bridge Expected to Open to PA-Bound Traffic July 10; All-Electronic Toll Collections Set to Begin Early July 14 SCUDDER FALLS – As one of the last preparations for the anticipated July 14 onset of toll collections at the soon-to-open Scudder Falls Toll Bridge, the new bridge’s toll schedule has been

Jun
28
News Release

Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project Travel Advisory for Week of June 30

EWING, NJ – An abbreviated series of travel restrictions will be implemented next week for the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project due to the Independence Day holiday travel period, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. NJ Route 29 NB & SB will be closed in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls (I-295)

Jun
27
News Release

Last Anniversary of the Scudder Falls Bridge

NEW HOPE, PA – Without notice or fanfare, the 58th anniversary of the opening of the Scudder Falls (I-295) Bridge occurred last Saturday, June 22.  It will be the bridge’s last anniversary. The bridge, long classified as functionally obsolete, is slated to undergo demolition – or, more precisely, dismantling section-by-section – beginning sometime next month.

Jun
21
News Release

Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project Travel Advisory for Week of June 23

EWING, NJ  – A series of overnight ramp closures with accompanying detours are scheduled to be implemented next week at the two I-295 interchanges leading to the Scudder Falls Bridge in New Jersey, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. The full list of Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project travel restrictions for the