EASTON, PA – Construction activities for the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project will require various overnight and off-peak lane restrictions along I-78 near the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border during the week of June 18.

The full schedule of project-related lane closures is as follows:

I-78 Westbound – Starting in the vicinity of mile marker 3.9 east of the Phillipsburg/Routes 22 and 173 interchange (Exit 3) and continuing to the CR-519 Bridge (mile marker 2.3) in New Jersey

  • OVERNIGHT single-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) – 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. (next day) Monday, June 18

I-78 Eastbound – Starting at PA Rt-611 overpass (mile marker 77) in Pennsylvania and continuing to the Phillipsburg/Routes 22 and 173 interchange (Exit 3) in New Jersey

  • OVERNIGHT single-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) Monday, June 18, through Thursday, June 22
  • Two-lane travel pattern (one of three lanes closed) 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 and Friday, June 23

County Route-519 – Below I-78 overpass in Pohatcong, N.J.

  • Single lane alternating pattern controlled by flaggers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 18 to Sunday, June 24

The scheduled travel restrictions listed above are subject to change due to weather, emergency, traffic, and project mobilization considerations.  Motorists are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations, to reduce speeds, and to exercise caution when travelling through project work areas.

Project Web Page

For more information on the I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project, please go to: 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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