EWING, NJ – The Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project’s scheduled travel restrictions for the week of Dec. 16 is as follow:

New Jersey side

  • I-295 NB/WB (old I-95 SB) approaching the Scudder Falls Bridge Pennsylvania-bound – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, Dec. 17, through Wednesday, Dec. 19; and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Thursday, Dec. 20
  • I-295 EB/SB (old I-95 NB) crossing the Scudder Falls Bridge into New Jersey – Intermittent single-lane travel patterns 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Dec. 17, through Thursday, Dec. 20.
  • Route 175/River Road – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel may be implemented approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, to Thursday, Dec. 20. Also, OVERNIGHT CLOSURES and DETOURS – including the on-ramp to I-295 SB – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Dec. 17, to Thursday, Dec. 20.  Route 29 SB motorists seeking access to I-295 SB should proceed to the downstream roundabout at the I-295/Route 29 interchange and use the turnoff designated for accessing I-295 SB.

Pennsylvania side

  1. I-295 EB & WB in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls Bridge – Intermittent off-peak single-lane ravel patterns possible for construction along I-295 on the NJ side of the Scudder Falls Bridge Monday, Dec. 17, through Thursday, Dec. 20.
  2. Taylorsville Road north of I-295 Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, to Thursday, Dec. 20.
  3. Taylorsville Road south of I-295 – Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, to Thursday, Dec. 20.
  4. Woodside Road – Right or left lane closures with passage maintained in each direction and/or flagging-controlled travel 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, to Thursday, Dec. 20.
  5. PA Route 32/River Road –Intermittent stoppages and alternating traffic controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 to Thursday, Dec. 20.

Christmas weekend – Project-related travel restrictions will be suspended between 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, and noon Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Canal Towpaths:  UPDATE – Portions of the canal towpaths on the New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of the Scudder Falls Bridge may continue to be closed through Dec.20.

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.

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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