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GIR Progress Photos

Construction to improve the I-95/Girard Avenue Interchange is dramatically changing the look and function of some of the surface roads at the interchange. These before and after photos illustrate some of those changes.

















Richmond Street before (left) and today (right).

















Old Conrail bridge over Richmond Street (left), Conrail bridges over Richmond Street today (right).

















Under the old Conrail bridge and under the new Conrail overpasses today.

















The old Girard Avenue bridge over Aramingo Avenue and the new Girard Avenue bridge.

"What are they doing there?"

Below are photos showing construction progress or illustrating unique concepts, materials or approaches in use at Girard Avenue. Images are in reverse chronological order. Enlarged images can be seen by clicking any of these thumbnails. If you'd like more information about what you are seeing, send us an email and we'll be glad to fill you in.

3.24.17_GIR-2
March 24, 2017
The sub-base is graded for the pavement that will take motorists to the new northbound I-95 on-ramp at the new northbound Girard Avenue Interchange.
3.24.17_GIR-1
March 24, 2017
A roller is used to compact the sub-base for the pavement that is being built at the new northbound interchange ramps at Girard Avenue.
2.27.17_GIR
February 27, 2017
Workers prepare to pave the new on-ramp to I-95 north at Girard Avenue.
2.22.17_GIR_Int-7
February 27, 2017
A mile of new concrete pavement is in place northbound between the viaduct at Girard Avenue and the Allegheny Avenue exit.
2.22.17_GIR_Int-3
February 27, 2017
Under construction: The new on-ramp to I-95 north at the Girard Avenue Interchange
2.9.17_GIR-5
February 10, 2017
An ironworker uses a large torque wrench to secure one of the thousands of bolts used to connect the components of the superstructure of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
2.9.17_GIR-2
February 10, 2017
The new northbound on ramp at Girard Avenue rises from the new intersection under construction along Delaware Avenue and Richmond Street.
2.9.17_GIR-3
February 10, 2017
The new northbound off ramp at Girard Avenue heads toward the new intersection under construction along Delaware Avenue and Richmond Street.
2.9.17_GIR-4
February 10, 2017
Sewer line installation continues down the center of Delaware Avenue at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
2.9.17_GIR-6
February 10, 2017
Deck pans in place on a section of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue