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 Sept. 15 - Overnight Closures on NJ29 & Rt 175 This Week
PA Route 32/River Road Daytime Closures/Detours Cancelled Effective Thursday, Sept. 12
Travel Advisory for Week of September 8 - Daytime Closures on River Rd in PA
Travel Advisory for Week of September 1 - Overnight Closures on NJ-side Continue this Week
Detour Maps

Detour for Bear Tavern Rd./Route 579 SB On-Ramp to NJ I-295 NB 10 p.m. Aug. 29 to 6 a.m. Aug. 30

The on-ramp from Bear Tavern Road/CR-579 SB to I-295 will be closed 10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, to 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30.  Follow detour via nearby I-295/Scotch Road interchange (Exit 73-A) to access I-295 NB during the closure period.

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

This ramp is expected to be closed for approximately one year, ending sometime during the fall of 2020.  Use the southern roundabout at the nearby I-295/Route 29 interchange to access the on-ramp to I-295 SB.

Intermittent PA Delaware Canal Towpath Closures Weekdays through September

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

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

Limited intermittent weekday closures of the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath on the New Jersey side of the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge may occur now through September.

Closures -- when needed -- would allow for various construction and demolition activities in the vicinity of the old Scudder Falls Bridge and at 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, including Labor Day.

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