EWING, NJ – The scope of Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project construction activities and travel restrictions will be scaled back for the winter holiday season, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today.

As currently scheduled, the limited project hiatus is expected to remain in effect until January 4.  Accordingly, the schedule of project-related travel restrictions for the week of Dec. 20 is limited to following items:

New Jersey side

  • 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. ALSO, periodic traffic stoppages controlled by flaggers may be necessary in the detour area Monday through Friday.
  • NJ Route 175/Upper River Road entry ramp to I-295 SB – 24/7 closure continuing through spring 2021. DETOUR: Use the southern roundabout at the nearby I-295/Route 29 interchange to access the on-ramp for I-295 SB.

Pennsylvania side

  • Delaware Canal Towpath (PA side) – Closures to ensure public safety while work crews modify overhead utility supplies attached to the underside of the approach bridge that carries I-295 across the Delaware Canal 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, and Tuesday, Dec. 22. (CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETOUR MAP)

The 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.

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