Bridge Repair Planned Next Week on Girard Point Bridge, I-95 in Philadelphia and Delaware County

Lane Restrictions

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that regional bridge repairs will continue next week on Interstate 95 and the I-95 Girard Point Bridge in Philadelphia and Delaware County.

Motorists are advised of the following travel restrictions:

  • Wednesday, December 7, through Saturday, December 10, from 7:30 PM to 5:30 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on the southbound deck on the I-95 Girard Point Bridge between Broad Street (Route 611) and Penrose Avenue (Route 291) in Philadelphia;
  • Thursday, December 8, from 7:30 PM to 5:30 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on the ramp from northbound I-95 to northbound I-476 in Ridley Township, Delaware County; and
  • From 7:30 PM Friday, December 9, to 5:30 AM Monday, December 12, lane closures are scheduled on the ramp from northbound I-95 to I-476 in Ridley Township, Delaware County.

Drivers are being advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

The work is part of PennDOT’s $44.5 million investment in a contract to perform high-priority repairs on 14 structures on I-95, I-295 and I-476 in Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware counties.

Repairs to the 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.

In addition, the project includes the replacement of high mast light poles along the I-95 corridor in Philadelphia and Delaware counties.

Driscoll Construction Company, Inc. of Philadelphia is the general contractor on the project, which is financed with 100% federal funds.

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