Forward Schedule

  • Final design was completed in September 2016 and the project was put out to public bid.
  • Advance tree cutting work that began in 2016 was completed January 12, 2017.
  • Advance noise-abatement wall construction at warranted areas along the PA I-95 approach was initiated in 2016 and continued into 2017.  After a winter hiatus, work resumed during the week of March 12, 2017.
  • The construction contract for 4-1/2-year bridge replacement project was awarded in a unanimous Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission vote on January 30, 2017.
  • A $430 million bond transaction to finance the project closed on March 1, 2017.
  • Utility relocation work is scheduled to begin in the vicinity of Taylorsville Road and I-95 in Lower Makefield in mid-March and reach completion sometime in May.
  • Land-based project construction-related activities are to begin sometime in May.
  • In-water construction activities for the replacement bridge will begin on or shortly after July 1.
  • Construction is anticipated to take 4-1/2 years 
  • (Note: This schedule is subject to change.)