LOWER MAKEFIELD, PA – Construction activities for the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project are expected to require the following travel restrictions in the 4.4-mile-long project area during the week of February 25:

New Jersey side  

  • I-95/Route 29 interchange (Exit 1) – OVERNIGHT ramp and roadway closures with posted detours at four locations 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Feb. 26, through Friday, March 2. (Note:  Additional weekend overnight travel restrictions may be scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 25, and Saturday, March 3, if needed due to weather-induced construction delays.)  Detour maps may be found on homepage of project website at scudderfallsbridge.com.
  • Route 175/River Road – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, to Friday, March 2.

Pennsylvania side

  • I-95 north from the Route 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (Exit 49) to the Scudder Falls Bridge – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Feb. 26, through Friday, March 2.
  • I-95 south from the Scudder Falls Bridge to the Route 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (exit 49) – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns 8 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, Feb. 26, through Friday, March 2.
  • Taylorsville Road interchange (Exit 51) – Narrowed lane along portions of on-ramp from Taylorsville Road to I-95 southbound 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26.
  • Taylorsville Road in vicinity of I-95 – Intermittent single-lane patterns 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, to Friday, March 2.
  • Woodside Road (west of Taylorsville Road) – Intermittent single-lane patterns 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, to Friday, March 2.
  • River Road/Route 32 – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, to Friday, March 2.

Weekends: Overnight roadway and ramp closures with posted detours are scheduled along portions of the I-95/Route 29 interchange (Exit 1) from 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, to 6 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25.  Overnight closures also possible Sunday, Feb. 25, & Saturday, March 3. No other project-related lane closures are scheduled for Feb. 24-25 and March 3-4.

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.

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

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 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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