PennDOT Schedules Bridge Inspections on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia

Traffic Alert

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced a schedule for bridge inspections on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia. These inspections are vital components of PennDOT’s commitment to ensuring the safety and overall condition of Pennsylvania’s bridges.

On Monday, December 18, there will be a right lane closure on the northbound deck of the Girard Point Bridge. This closure, scheduled between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, will affect the stretch between the Enterprise Avenue and Broad Street interchanges.

The following day, Tuesday, December 19, a right lane closure is planned on southbound I-95. The affected area will be between the Enterprise Avenue/Island Avenue and the Essington Avenue/Bartram Avenue interchanges. This closure will also take place from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

On Wednesday, December 20, motorists should expect a left lane closure on northbound I-95 between the Allegheny Avenue/Castor Avenue and the Aramingo Avenue/Betsy Ross Bridge interchanges. This too will occur from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these work areas as slowdowns may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

These inspections form part of PennDOT’s program to inspect bridges at least once every two years. This systematic approach ensures the ongoing safety and overall condition of the structures, contributing to safer roads for all Pennsylvanians.

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