A moratorium on lane closures is in effect for the Labor Day holiday travel period — 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, to noon, Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The first new elevated ramp at the I-295/Rte. 29 interchange (Exit 76) is expected to open to traffic Wednesday morning, Aug. 6.

I-295 EB/SB motorists will encounter a traffic shift to the right after crossing the Scudder Falls Bridge from Pennsylvania into New Jersey starting Thursday morning, Aug. 7.

The I-295/Taylorsville Road interchange (Exit 10) on the Pennsylvania side of the Scudder Falls Bridge is now a fully-engaged construction zone.  Delays are possible at this location at time of day due to lane closures, delivery of materials and movements of construction vehicles.  Please allow for possible delays as this interchange undergoes realignment in the months to come.

The full schedule of travel restrictions for the week of Sept. 2 is as follows:

New Jersey

  • Rte. 29 NB Approaching the I-295 Interchange – OVERNIGHT closure with posted detour via nearby Route 175 beginning at West Upper Ferry Road intersection 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 (Map)
  • Rte. 29 NB On-Ramp to I-295 SB – Use nearby Route 175/River Road on-ramp to I-295 SB 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 (Map)
  • Rte. 29 NB to I-295 NB/WB & Scudder Falls Bridge – Use on-ramp at I-295/Rte. 579-Bear Tavern Road Interchange (Exit 75) 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 (Map)
  • I-295 SB shortly after crossing bridge into NJ – OVERNIGHT single-lane pattern for setup of New Traffic Shift to the Right 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, to 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6

Pennsylvania side

  • I-295 EB from the Rte. 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (Exit 8) to the Scudder Falls Bridge – Intermittent single-lane travel configurations noon to 6 a.m. (next day) Tuesday, Sept. 4; and 10 a.m. to 6 a.m. (next day) Wednesday, Sept. 5, through Friday, Sept. 7
  • I-295 WB from the Scudder Falls Bridge to the Route 332/Newtown-Yardley interchange (Exit 8) – Intermittent single-lane travel configurations 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. (next day) Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Friday, Sept. 7
  • Taylorsville Rd. north of I-295 – Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, to Friday, Sept. 7
  • Taylorsville Rd. south of I-295 – Intermittent single-lane patterns with possible flagger-controlled travel noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, to Friday, Sept. 7
  • River Road/Route 32 – Intermittent alternating single-lane travel controlled by flaggers noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4; and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, to Friday, Sept. 7
  • Woodside Rd. (west of Taylorsville Rd.) – Right or left lane closures with passage maintained in each direction and/or flaggers noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, to Friday, Sept. 7

Weekends: Labor Day Weekend lane closure moratorium until noon Tuesday, Sept. 4; other than carryover of overnight travel restrictions from Friday Sept. 7, no travel restrictions are scheduled for Sept. 8 & 9

NJ Delaware & Raritan (D&R) Canal Towpath: Open for Labor Day holiday weekend starting Friday evening, Aug. 31.  Closures to resume after Labor Day — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, to Friday, Sept. 7 (A map of the affected area can be viewed here) 

PA Delaware Canal Towpath: The towpath is reopened and will remain open the week following Labor Day

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