Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project
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A project to alleviate traffic congestion and upgrade safety and operational conditions on the Scudder Falls Bridge and adjoining highway segments.
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Latest News and Advisories
Travel Advisory for Week of January 19 - RT 29 Bypass Detour to Start Jan. 21
UPDATE: Rte. 29 NB Bypass 24/7 Closure at I-295/Route 29 Interchange near Scudder Falls Bridge Rescheduled to Start Tuesday, Jan. 21
SPECIAL NOTICE: Route 29 NB Bypass Roadway at I-295/Route 29 Interchange Near Scudder Falls Toll Bridge to Close 24/7 Starting Jan. 20
Travel Advisory for Week of January 12
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NJ Route 29 Bypass Diversion Map Starting January 20, 2020

The bypass roadway for NJ Route 29 NB at the I-295/Route 29 interchange (Exit 76) on the New Jersey side of the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge is scheduled to be shut down approximately 6 a.m. Monday, January 20.  The roadway closure will be in effect around-the-clock with affected traffic diverted through newly constructed ramps and roundabouts to reconnect with Route 29 NB toward Washington Crossing, Lambertville and other points upstream of the Scudder Falls Bridge.  The closure is expected to be in effect for one week, but could be extended to mid-February if traffic impacts do not exceed projections.

Detour for the NJ Rte. 175/River Road On-Ramp to I-295 SB (Pink Map)

Revised January 2020:  This ramp is expected to remain closed until spring 2021.  Use the southern roundabout at the nearby I-295/Route 29 interchange to access the on-ramp to I-295 SB.

Intermittent Daytime Closures of Delaware Canal Towpath Possible through January 2020

The Delaware Canal towpath segment at the Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge may be closed periodically on weekdays through January 2020.


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