Slowdowns Will Occur: Bridge Inspections Scheduled in Philly and Bucks County

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Northbound Interstate 95 is among state highways restricted this week in Philadelphia and Bucks counties for bridge inspection, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

The work schedules and locations are:

Philadelphia

  • Thursday, July 28, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, a moving left lane closure is scheduled on northbound City Avenue between the Interstate 76 and the Kelly Drive interchanges; and
  • Thursday, July 28, from 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM, a moving right lane closure is scheduled on northbound I-95 between the Girard Avenue and the Allegheny Avenue interchanges.

Bucks County

  • Wednesday, July 27, between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, a moving right lane closure is scheduled on northbound U.S. 1 (Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway) between the Fairless Hills and Morrisville interchanges in Fall Township; and
  • Thursday, July 28, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a moving right lane closure is scheduled on southbound U.S. 1 (Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway ) between the Fairless Hills and Morrisville interchanges in Falls Township.
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Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

The inspections are part of PennDOT’s program to inspect bridges at least once every two years. The inspections ensure the safety and overall condition of the structures.

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