LOWER MAKEFIELD, PA. – The following project-related travel restrictions are possible during the week Oct. 10:

New Jersey side

  • NEW! NJ Route 175/Upper River Road – DAYTIME closure with detour via nearby Route 29 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, to Friday, Oct. 15.
  • I-295 SB – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 11, through Friday, Oct. 15.
  • I-295 NB and the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge (PA-Bound) – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 11, through Friday, Oct. 15.
  • Route 29 SB Bypass Lane – Continuing 24/7 closure with traffic shifted through the adjoining I-295/Route 29 interchange’s connector ramps and roundabouts for travel toward Trenton or onto I-295. (NOTE: This closure currently is projected to be lifted on or about October 15.)
  • NJ Route 175/Upper River Road – DAYTIME closure with detour via nearby Route 29 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, to Friday, Oct. 15.
  • NJ Route 175/Upper River Road entry ramp to I-295 SB – 24/7 closure continuing until early November. DETOUR: Use the southern roundabout at the nearby I-295/Route 29 interchange to access the on-ramp for I-295 SB.  (NOTE: This closure currently is projected to be lifted on or about November 1.)

Pennsylvania side

  • I-295 EB and Scudder Falls Bridge (NJ-bound) – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 11, through Friday, Oct. 15.
  • I-295 WB – Intermittent off-peak single-lane pattern 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 11, through Friday, Oct. 15.
  • River Road/PA Route 32 – Brief traffic stoppages possible in the vicinity of where River Road/PA Route 32 crosses beneath the Scudder Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, to Friday, Oct. 15.

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

Weekends – Aside from the blocked NJ Route 29 SB bypass lane beneath the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge in New Jersey, no other project-related lane closures are scheduled for Oct. 9-10 and 16-17.

Delaware Canal Towpath (PA side) – Around-the-clock closure of the towpath segment in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge and its Pennsylvania I-295 approach.  This closure has been extended and is currently scheduled to remain in place an additional week, ending on or about Oct. 15.  The closure is allowing for construction of a pedestrian bridge over the canal in the area of the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s 1799 House trailhead facility off Woodside Road in Lower Makefield, PA.

Delaware & Raritan Canal Towpath (NJ side) – Possible closures/stoppages in the area of where the towpath crosses beneath NJ Route 29 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through October.

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