PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – All travel lanes are expected to be open next week along the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s 6.5-mile I-78 segment in western New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania.

The roadway segment is currently undergoing a series of repairs and improvements under a 15-month-long project aimed at rehabilitating various overpasses and bridges as well as the approach slabs immediately before and after those structures.

The next project-related travel update is anticipated to be issued on or before Sept. 22.

More information on the project is available at: http://www.drjtbc.org/project/I-78.

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 eight toll bridges and 12 toll-supported bridges, two of which are pedestrian-only spans.  (Note:  The first completed span of the new Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge opened to traffic during overnight hours on July 9, 2019.) 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 139.2 million cars and trucks in 2018. 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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