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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NEW START DATE -- Woodside Road Segment Detour near Scudder Falls Toll Bridge to Begin Wednesday, March 31
Travel Advisory for Week of March 28 - Woodside Rd Detours Scheduled to Begin Monday, March 29
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New Start Date -- Daytime Closures/Detours of the Woodside Road Segment near Scudder Falls Toll bridge to Begin Wednesday, March 31

This closure of a short Woodside Road segment will be in effect 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays until mid-April -- starting Wednesday, March 31.

Detours are via Mt. Eyre Road to the north or East Afton Ave./PA Route 332 to the south.

Scudder Falls park-n-ride and 1799 House trailhead facility access expected to be maintained whenever the road closure is in effect.

This extended travel restriction is allowing for work on a wetlands mitigation area at the corner of River Road and Woodside 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.

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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