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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NJ Route 29 SB Overnight Detour Via Nearby NJ Route 175/River Road Aug. 12-16

NJ Route 29 South in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls Bridge will be closed during overnight hours -- 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) -- Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16. 

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour via NJ Route 175/River Road/West Upper Ferry Road to reconnect with Route 29 SB heading toward Trenton.  

Detour Map for Closure of NJ Rt. 29 NB Access Ramp Scudder Falls Toll Bridge and I-295 WB OVERNIGHTS Aug. 12-16

The NJ Route 29 access ramp to the northern roundabout and the entry ramp to the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge and I-295 WB in Pennsylvania will be closed during OVERNIGHT hours -- 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) -- Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16.

Affected Route 29 NB motorists should use the southern roundabout access ramp to I-295 SB, proceed to the Bear Tavern Road/County Route 579 interchange (Exit 75), make a left at the traffic signal at the top of the exit ramp, cross I-295, bear right onto the entry ramp for I-295 NB toward the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge, and cross the bridge into Pennsylvania where the roadway designation changes to I-295 WB.

I-295 NB Slip Ramp to NJ Rte. 29 SB (Exit 76) Detour Map OVERNIGHTS Aug. 12-16

The slip ramp to NJ Route 29 SB from I-295 NB at the last exit in New Jersey (Exit 76) is scheduled to be closed with a posted detour during overnight hours -- 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) -- Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16. 

Follow the posted detour for Route 29 SB -- take exit ramp onto Route 29 NB, make left at first intersection (Bernard Drive), make next left onto Route 175/River Road, proceed beneath I-295 to stop sign, make right onto West Upper Ferry Road, proceed to traffic signal, and make left turn onto Route 29 SB.

Intermittent PA Delaware Canal Towpath Closures Weekdays in August

Intermittent closures of the Delaware Canal towpath are possible in the vicinity of I-295 on weekdays through August.  The towpath is expected to be open on weekends.  

CONTINUING: Intermittent Closures of NJ D&R Canal Towpath Section near Scudder Falls Bridge in August

Limited intermittent daytime and nightime closures of the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath on the New Jersey side of the Scudder Falls Bridge may occur during August.

Closures -- when needed -- would allow for various construction and inspection activities relative in the area of the I-295 approach bridge that crosses over NJ Route 29 NB, NJ Route 175/River Road, and the canal.

Towpath closures are not anticipated to occur on weekends.

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