I-95, I-295 Lane Closures Next Week for Bridge Repair in Lower Bucks
Interstate 95 and Interstate 295 motorists in Lower Bucks County will encounter a lane closure in both directions between the Route 413 (Bristol) and Business U.S. 1/Route 413 (Penndel/Levittown) interchanges in Bristol and Middletown townships on Thursday, August 18, and Friday, August 19, from 7:30 PM to 5:30 AM the following morning for bridge construction activities under a project to perform high-priority repairs on structures on I-95, I-295 and Interstate 476 in the Philadelphia region the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Repairs to the 13 structures include replacing rocker bearings, frozen sliding plate bearings and deck expansion joints; cleaning and painting steel beams; repairing substructure concrete; and reconstructing bearing pedestals.
Driscoll Construction Company, Inc. of Philadelphia is the general contractor on the $39.4 million project, which is financed with 100% federal funds. Construction is expected to finish in Spring 2024.