MORRISVILLE, PA — The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission is meeting with the Lower Makefield Board of Supervisors to provide a brief presentation to the Township about the status of the I-95/Scudder Falls Bridge Improvement Project on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 7:30 P.M. at the Lower Makefield Township Building located at 1100 Edgewood Road in Yardley. The meeting is open to the public.

The presentation will briefly summarize the purpose and need for the project and the scope of the environmental, engineering and public participation activities. The status of improvement alternatives that have been developed for the Scudder Falls Bridge, 1-95 and interchanges in the project area will be the focus of the presentation. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The goal of the improvement project is to relieve congestion and improve safety on the Scudder Falls Bridge and adjacent sections of 1-95 in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission encourages the public to attend this meeting to provide comment and input on the improvement alternatives. Open Houses for the public will be held in Spring 2005 as the alternatives development and selection process progresses. For more information, please visit the Commission’s web site for the 1-95/Scudder Falls Bridge Improvement Project at www.scudderfallsbridge.com, or call the project hotline at 1-800-8790849 during weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

About the Commission

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, formed by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and state of New Jersey in 1934, operates seven toll and 11 vehicular and two pedestrian toll-supported (free) bridges along the Delaware River from Trenton-Morrisville to the New York border. These bridges carry more than 136 million cars and trucks each year. For more information about the Commission and its various initiatives to deliver safer and more convenient bridge travel for its customers, please see: www.drjtbc.org.

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