Motorists traveling I-95 and other roadways in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project should allow extra time to reach their destinations as prevailing travel patterns are now in place for the current stage of construction.
Accordingly, motorists should anticipate the following travel restrictions during the week of August 20:
- I-95 northbound from the Route 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (Exit 49) to the Scudder Falls Bridge – intermittent single-lane travel configurations 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Aug. 25.
- I-95 southbound from the Scudder Falls Bridge to the Route 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (exit 49) – intermittent single-lane travel configurations 8 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Aug 25.
Note: two travel lanes will continue to be provided in an applicable direction of I-95 during peak commuting periods — northbound (motorists traveling from Pennsylvania to New Jersey) 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. weekdays and southbound (motorists traveling from New Jersey to Pennsylvania) 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays.
- Woodside Road west of Taylorsville Road – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel controlled by flaggers 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 25.
- River Road/Route 32 – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 to Friday, Aug. 25.
New Jersey side
- Route 175/River Road in the vicinity of the I-95 overpass –single-lane alternating traffic pattern controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 25.
Weekends: No work is currently scheduled for the weekends of Aug. 19-20 or Aug. 26-27 with the exception of construction activities for the new bridge on Aug. 19 and Aug. 26. No travel impacts are anticipated with the weekend bridge construction activities.
The scheduled travel restrictions listed above are subject to change due to weather, emergency, traffic, and project mobilization considerations. Motorists are urged to reduce speeds and exercise caution when traveling through active work zones.
More information and videos on the bridge replacement project are available at www.scudderfallsbridge.com.