EWING, NJ – The full schedule of possible Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project travel restrictions for the week of Nov. 22 is as follows:

New Jersey side

  • I-295 NB (PA-Bound) – Intermittent off-peak single-lane pattern extending onto the new completed upstream span of the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • I-295 SB (NJ-Bound) – Intermittent off-peak single-lane pattern permitted 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.
  • 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.
  • Route 175/Upper River Road – Daytime closure – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — with thru-traffic detoured in both directions to nearby Route 29 Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.
  • 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

  • I-295 WB (PA-Bound) in vicinity of the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge – Intermittent off-peak single-lane pattern permitted west of the bridge 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • I-295 EB and the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge (NJ-bound) – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.
  • Taylorsville Road north of I-295 Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.
  • Taylorsville Road south of I-295 – Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.
  • Woodside Road/Taylorsville Road Intersection – Intermittent lane closures controlled by flaggers 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.
  • River Road/PA Route 32 – Possible intermittent traffic stoppages controlled by flaggers 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24.

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.

Weekends

Aside from the closure of the Route 29 SB bypass lane beneath the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge, no project-related lane closures are scheduled for Nov. 21-22.  For the Thanksgiving holiday travel period, a moratorium on temporary project-related travel restrictions is scheduled to begin 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov 25 and end noon Monday, Nov. 30.

Delaware Canal Towpath (PA side) – Sporadic daytime closure/stoppages possible 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays for project-related construction activities in the vicinity of the I-295 approach bridge crossing the canal through November; open on weekends.

Delaware & Raritan Canal Towpath (NJ side) – Daily closure/stoppages possible 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays now through November.  These restrictions – when implemented – will allow for construction of a connecting path and access ramp to the shared-use bike-ped facility that is expected to open on the new Scudder Falls Toll Bridge in fall 2021.  Canal path open on weekends.

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