LOWER MAKEFIELD, PA. – The full schedule of possible Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project travel restrictions for the week of Oct. 24 is as follows:

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. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29.
  • I-295 WB – Intermittent off-peak single-lane pattern 6 p.m. to 4 p.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29.
  • 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. 25, to Friday, Oct. 29.
  • Woodside Road from River Road to Park-n-Ride Lot – Potential short-term stoppages 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29.

New Jersey side

  • NJ Route 175/Upper River Road – DAYTIME closure with detour via nearby Route 29 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, to Friday, Oct. 29.
  • I-295 SB – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29.
  • I-295 NB and the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge (PA-Bound) – Intermittent off-peak single-lane travel 6 p.m. to 4 p.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29.
  • 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. (UPDATE: This closure is now projected to end on or about Nov. 5.)
  • NJ Route 175/Upper River Road – DAYTIME closure with detour via nearby Route 29 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, to Friday, Oct. 29.
  • NJ Route 175/Upper River Road entry ramp to I-295 SB – 24/7 closure continuing into November. DETOUR: Use the southern roundabout at the nearby I-295/Route 29 interchange to access the on-ramp for I-295 SB.  (UPDATE: This closure is now projected to end on or about Nov. 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. 23-24 and 30-31.

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 to end on or about Oct. 31.  The closure is allowing for completion of a new pedestrian crossing over the canal towpath near the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s 1799 House comfort station 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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