Feb
27
News Release

Construction Contract Approved for Rehabilitation of Bridge Commission’s 4.2-Mile-Long NJ I-78 Roadway Segment

EASTON, PA – The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission today announced that it has awarded a $23.5 million construction contract to rehabilitate the agency’s New Jersey I-78 highway segment that extends between the I-78 Toll Bridge and the Phillipsburg/Alpha interchange (Exit 3, Routes 22/173/122). The project primarily involves milling and paving work, including the

Feb
23
News Release

Biennial Inspections to Begin at Non-Toll Bridges

YARDLEY, PA – Motorists might occasionally encounter brief travel delays during off-peak hours as the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s non-toll vehicular river crossings undergo biennial inspections this year. The Commission’s engineering department and general engineering consulting firm will be conducting biennial inspections of the agency’s 12 “toll-supported” bridges from late March through June.

Feb
23
News Release

ALTERNATING SINGLE-LANE TRAVEL RESTRCITION SCHEDULED FOR NEXT MONDAY & FRIDAY AT UHLERSTOWN-FRENCHTOWN BRIDGE

FRENCHTOWN, NJ – The Uhlerstown-Frenchtown Toll-Supported Bridge is scheduled to be restricted to a single alternating traffic lane controlled by flaggers 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, and Friday, March 1, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. The vehicular travel restriction will allow engineers to thoroughly inspect the steel-truss

Jan
29
News Release

Design Contract Awarded for 2025 Rehabilitation of Uhlerstown-Frenchtown Bridge

FRENCHTOWN, N.J. – The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission today approved a contract with an engineering consulting firm – WSP USA, Inc. of Exton, Pa. – to design a rehabilitation project expected to be carried out in 2025 at the 92-year-old Uhlerstown-Frenchtown Toll-Supported Bridge. Currently, the envisioned rehabilitation project’s major tasks include: Repair various

Jan
24
News Release

New Hope-Lambertville Bridge Work Postponed One Day; Rescheduled to Start Tuesday, January 30

NEW HOPE, PA – The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission today announced that construction activities and travel impacts for its upcoming 10-month-long New Hope-Lambertville Bridge Rehabilitation Project have been rescheduled to start on Tuesday, January 30. The Commission previously announced a January 29 start date for the work. The Commission said the project contractor

Jan
22
News Release

New Hope Lambertville Rehabilitation Project Work on Track for January 29 Start

NEW HOPE, PA – Construction activities for the 10-month-long New Hope-Lambertville Toll-Supported Bridge Rehabilitation Project remain on track to begin one week from today – Monday, January 29 – the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. The bridge’s roadway will be reconfigured to create a cordoned work zone on the upstream side.  To

Jan
10
News Release

Construction Schedule Announced for 2024 New Hope-Lambertville Bridge Rehabilitation Project

NEW HOPE, PA – The contractor for a 10-month-long rehabilitation project at the New Hope-Lambertville Toll-Supported Bridge (the “free bridge”) has submitted a construction schedule and a project-phasing plan that would enable uninterrupted pedestrian travel across the bridge for the project’s duration, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. The contractor’s plan also

Jan
03
News Release

90th Anniversary of Upper Black Eddy-Milford Bridge’s 1934 Opening To Occur on January 13

Milford, NJ – The Upper Black Eddy-Milford Toll-Supported Bridge’s three-span steel-truss superstructure is approaching its 90th anniversary, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) announced today. The bridge unceremoniously opened to traffic during a driving rain at noon on Saturday, January 13, 1934.  The bridge was constructed by the McClintic-Marshall Co. of Bethlehem, PA.