Ewing, NJ – A short section of the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath on the New Jersey side of the Scudder Falls Bridge will be is scheduled to be closed to public use for four days starting Monday, October 22, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today.
The scheduled towpath closure is needed to ensure public safety while demolition and deck repair activities take place on the approach bridge that carries I-295/I-95 across the canal.
The towpath is scheduled to be barricaded and inaccessible to the public from Route 175/River Road to the project limits downstream of the canal’s I-295/I-95 overpass from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 25.
If all goes as scheduled, the towpath will reopen Friday, October 26.
The aforementioned closure periods are subject to change due to weather and other considerations.
Pedestrians and bicyclists are urged to exercise caution when traveling along the canal near or through work areas as the bridge replacement project construction activities proceed over the next three years.
More information and videos on the bridge replacement project are available at www.scudderfallsbridge.com