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
New Jersey-Bound Travel Reduced to Single Lane Sunday, March 7, at Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge
24-Hour Lane Closure NJ-Bound at I-295 Scudder Falls Toll Bridge on Sunday
Travel Advisory for Week of March 7
Travel Advisory for Week of February 28
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Weekday Closures of PA Route 32/River Road near Scudder Falls Toll Bridge to Resume Monday, January 4

The portion of PA Route 32/River Road that crosses below the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge is cheduled to closed and detoured 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through January 2021 (starting 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4).  The travel restrictions are allowing for the delivery, lifting and installation of steel girders for the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge second span (downstream).  The detour is via North Main Street (Yardley)/Taylorsville Road (Lower Makefield), connecting at East Afton Avenue (PA Route 332) in Yardley and Woodside Road in Lower Makefield.   Red line on map denoted unpassable section of Route 32/River Road.  Green line denotes detour.

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.

Intermittent Daytime Closures of Delaware Canal Towpath Possible through January 2021

The Delaware Canal towpath segment on the Pennsylvania side of the Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge may be closed sporadically between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays through January  2021.


Closures/Stoppages on NJ D&R Canal Towpath Section near Scudder Falls Bridge through January 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 January 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.

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