Dec
30
News Release

Riegelsville Bridge’s 100th Anniversary of Public Ownership, Free Passage Approaches

RIEGELSVILLE, PA – The 100th anniversary of the public acquisition and freeing of the iconic and structurally unique Riegelsville Toll-Supported Bridge is nigh. The former Riegelsville Delaware Bridge Company suspended toll collections on January 1, 1923 due to an impending sale of the bridge to the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  The states formally

Dec
16
News Release

Second Reel of Historic 1933 Upper Black Eddy-Milford Bridge Work Scheduled for YouTube Release Thursday, Dec 22

MILFORD, NJ – The bi-state Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) today announced that it plans to post another reel of archival silent movie footage from the 1933-34 construction of the current-day steel-truss Upper Black Eddy-Milford Bridge. This is the second reel of 16 mm film stock recorded during the summer of 1933 at

Dec
12
News Release

Fully Restored State Monuments Scheduled for Reinstallation Atop Northampton Street Bridge Towers on Weds, Dec 14

EASTON, PA – The fully restored gold-leaf state-seal monuments of New Jersey and Pennsylvania are scheduled to be reinstalled atop the towers of the Northampton Street Toll-Supported Bridge (a.k.a. Easton-Phillipsburg “free bridge”) this Wednesday, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. As is the current practice, one of the bridge’s three travel lanes

Nov
03
News Release

Uninterrupted Round-The-Clock Lane Closures Scheduled to End for Northampton Street Bridge (Easton-Phillipsburg ‘Free Bridge’) Project

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The Northampton Street Toll-Supported Bridge (a.k.a. Easton-Phillipsburg “free bridge”) is expected to have its full complement of travel lanes back in service later today, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced. Work on the 18-month Northampton Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project has reached the point where uninterrupted 24-7 lane closures will no

Oct
24
News Release

Digitized Depression-era Film Footage at Easton & Phillipsburg Scheduled for Friday Premiere on Youtube

EASTON, PA – The bi-state Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) today announced a Friday, Oct. 28 release date for long-forgotten archival film footage showing Depression-era traffic congestion in Easton, PA. and Phillipsburg, N.J. and early excavation and construction for a new toll bridge across the Delaware River. The film reel had been filed

Oct
17
News Release

Alternating Single-Lane Travel Now In Effect at Milford-Montague (Route 206) Toll Bridge

MILFORD, PA – An alternating single-lane travel pattern controlled by temporary portable traffic signals is now in effect at the Milford-Montague (Route 206) Toll Bridge, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. The new travel restriction went into place today.  For approximately the next four weeks, single-lane alternating travel will be implemented at

Oct
11
News Release

SEVERE TRAFFIC WARNING – POSTPONED WORK ON I-295 NB IN EWING, N.J. RESCHEDULED FOR THIS FRIDAY EVENING

YARDLEY, PA – The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission today announced that it has rescheduled a postponed single-lane pattern along I-295 northbound in Ewing, N.J. and warned Pennsylvania-bound commuters to avoid the highway segment for travel across the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge this Friday evening. I-295 NB (PA-bound) will be reduced to a single