Travel Advisory for Week of July 18 - PA/NJ Ramp Closures at Scudder Falls Bridge Continue This Week
Ramp Closures/Detours in Effect on Yardley Side of I-295 EB/Taylorsville Road Interchange (Exit 10) and at First New Jersey Off-Ramp (Exit 76) after the Scudder Falls Bridge
Exit Ramp for NJ Route 29 after Crossing Scudder Falls (I-295) Bridge from PA into NJ Closed/Detoured until Aug. 16
The I-295 SB (NJ-bound direction) exit ramp to NJ Route 29 (Exit 76) immediately after crossing the Scudder Fals Toll Bridge from Pennsylvania is detoured/closed until August 16 (tentative reopening date).
To access Route 29 during the closure period, affected motorists are advised to proceed on I-295 SB to the Exit 73A (Scotch Road) and use the loop ramps to access I-295 NB to proceed back to Exit 76 and the access ramps on that side of the highway.
Entry/Exit Ramps on Yardley side of I-295 EB/Taylorsville Road Interchange (Exit 10) Closed/Detoured unitl August 16 (tentative date)
At the I-295/Taylorsville Road interchange (New Hope-Yardley, Exit 10) in Pennsylvania, three ramps are closed and detoured until Aug. 16 (tentative reopening date):
- The I-295 EB off-ramp to Taylorsville Road;
- The Taylorsville Road southbound entry ramp to I-295 EB/SB immediately before the old Scudder Falls Bridge; and
- The Taylorsville Road northbound entry ramp to I-295 EB/SB immediately before the old Scudder Falls Bridge.
All detours are via nearby Exit 8 (the I-295 interchange with PA Route 332/Yardley-Newtown Road).
Traffic Shift Map for NJ Route 29 SB Bypass Closure
The NJ Route 29 SB bypass lane at the I-295/Route 29 interchange (Exit 76) is closed with traffic shifted through the two roundabouts and connector lanes toward Trenton.
This closure will allow for Stage 2 construction activities -- erection of a second bridge span and I-295 approach widening -- in 2020 and 2021.
Detour for the NJ Rte. 175/River Road On-Ramp to I-295 SB (Pink Map)
Revised January 2020: This ramp is expected to remain closed until spring 2021. Use the southern roundabout at the nearby I-295/Route 29 interchange to access the on-ramp to I-295 SB.
Closures/Stoppages on NJ D&R Canal Towpath Section near Scudder Falls Bridge through July 2021
Intermittent weekday closures of the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath on the New Jersey side of the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge are possible 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays through July 2021.
Closures -- when needed -- would allow for various construction activities in the vicinity of the old Scudder Falls Bridge related to the installation of connector path and ramp to the shared-use bike-ped facility on the upstream span of the new Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge.
Towpath closures are not anticipated to occur on weekends.