A series of travel restrictions could affect some I-95 motorists during off-peak and overnight hours next week as land-based preparations for the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project continue to intensify before the onset of expanded construction activities following the Fourth of July holiday travel period.

The following project-related travel restrictions are scheduled for the 4.4-mile project area during the week of June 25:

Pennsylvania side

  • I-95 north PA – single-lane travel pattern Rte. 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (Exit 49) to the Scudder Falls Bridge, OVERNIGHT, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. (following morning) on Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27.
  • I-95 south PA – single-lane travel pattern from the bridge to the Rte. 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (Exit 49) OVERNIGHT, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. (following morning) on Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29.
  • Taylorsville/Woodside roads intersection – Intermittent short-term lane closures 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 26 to Thursday, June 29.
  • River Road/Route 32, Lower Makefield, PA – short-term alternating single-lane travel patterns with flaggers OFF-PEAK 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 26 and Friday, June 30.

New Jersey side

  • Route 29 south – single-lane pattern at I-95 interchange (Exit 1) OFF-PEAK 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 26, and OVERNIGHT 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 28.
  • Route 29 north – single-lane pattern at I-95 interchange (Exit 1) OVERNIGHT 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (following morning) Wednesday, June 28.
  • Route 175/River Road – OFF-PEAK alternating single-lane traffic pattern controlled by flaggers daytime and early evenings 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and OVERNIGHT full closures in vicinity of I-95 overpass 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Sunday, June 25 through Thursday, June 29. Note: On-ramp to I-95 will be inaccessible during the overnight closure periods; affected motorists should follow the posted detour routes.

Motorist impacts from these scheduled travel restrictions, if any, are expected to be minor.

The scheduled restrictions are subject to change due to weather, emergency, and traffic considerations. Motorists are urged to reduce speeds and exercise caution when travelling through active work zones.

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About The Commission

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission was formed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey in 1934. It operates eight toll bridges and 12 toll-supported bridges, two of which are pedestrian-only spans.  (Note:  The first completed span of the new Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge opened to traffic during overnight hours on July 9, 2019.) 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 139.2 million cars and trucks in 2018. 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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