LOWER MAKEFIELD, NJ – The Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project’s travel restrictions schedule for the week of May 12 are as follows:

New Jersey side

  • Off-ramp (Exit 76) from I-295 NB to Route 29 NB & SB – Overnight closure with posted detour 10 p.m. Monday, May 13, to 6 a.m., Tuesday, May 14. POSTED DETOUR for Route 29 NB traffic:  Proceed across the bridge, take first Pennsylvania exit for U-turn onto I-295 SB, re-cross the bridge, take first New Jersey exit, proceed through roundabout onto NJ Route 29 SB, stay in left lane to first traffic light, make left turn at light onto NJ Route 175, take first left turn onto River Road/Route 175 and proceed north to Route 29 NB toward Washington Crossing and Lambertville. (CLICK HERE TO VIEW PURPLE DETOUR MAP)
  • I-295 NB/WB (old I-95 SB) approaching the Scudder Falls Bridge from New Jersey to Pennsylvania – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel patterns 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, May 13, through Friday, May 17.
  • I-295/Route 29 Interchange (Exit 76) – The following closures and detours are 24/7 until late June:
    • I-295 EB/SB Exit Ramp to Route 29 NB (first exit in NJ after crossing Scudder Falls Bridge from Pennsylvania) – Continue along I-295 SB to Exit 73A (Scotch Road North), use the exit’s loop ramps to make a U-turn onto I-295 NB for return to the Route 29 interchange (Exit 76) and the ramp to Route 29 NB. (CLICK HERE TO VIEW ORANGE DETOUR MAP)
  • Route 29 SB & NB entry ramps to I-295 NB/WB and PA-bound travel on the Scudder Falls Bridge –Proceed into the downstream roundabout and use the ramp for I-295 SB, follow to Exit 73A (Scotch Road North), use the exit’s loop ramps to make a U-turn onto I-295 NB and travel across the bridge to I-295 WB in Pennsylvania. – (CLICK HERE TO VIEW BLUE DETOUR MAP)
    • I-295 NB exit ramp to Route 29 SB (at last exit in NJ) – Proceed across the Scudder Falls Bridge for a U-turn at the Taylorsville Road interchange (Exit 10) in PA, take I-295 SB across the bridge for connection with Route 29 SB via the first NJ exit ramp and the downstream roundabout. (CLICK HERE TO VIEW GREEN DETOUR MAP)
  • Route 29 NB bypass roadway – Intermittent short-duration, flagger-controlled stoppages 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.
  • Route 175/Upper River Road – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel patterns 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.

Pennsylvania side

  • I-295 EB/SB (old I-95 NB) approaching the Scudder Falls Bridge from Pennsylvania to New Jersey – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel patterns 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, May 13, through Friday, May 17.
  • I-295 EB between Route 332/Newtown-Yardley Road interchange (Exit 8) and Taylorsville Road interchange (Exit 10) – Off-peak intermittent single-lane travel – if needed for construction – permitted only 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.
  • I-295 WB between Taylorsville Road interchange (Exit 10) and Route 332/Newtown-Yardley Road interchange (Exit 8) – Off-peak Intermittent single-lane travel – if needed for construction – permitted only 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.
  • Taylorsville Road north of I-295 Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17
  • Taylorsville Road south of I-295 – Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.
  • Woodside Road – Intermittent right or left lane closures with passage maintained in each direction and/or flagging-controlled travel 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.
  • PA Route 32/River Road – Intermittent alternating traffic controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17.

Weekends: Aside from carryover of Friday overnight travel restrictions into Saturdays, no travel restrictions are scheduled for the weekends of May 11-12 and 18-19.

Canal Towpaths near the Scudder Falls Bridge:

NJ side – Intermittent daytime and nighttime closures of the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath segment in New Jersey to continue through May.

PA side – Occasional weekday closures of the Delaware Canal towpath segment in Pennsylvania until June – but open on weekends.

The aforementioned scheduled travel restrictions are subject to change due to weather, emergency, traffic, and equipment/materials mobilization considerations.  Motorists are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations, and to reduce speeds and exercise caution when travelling through project work areas.

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