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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.

December 19, 2019
December 2019 - Demolition of the southbound I-95 viaduct continues.
December 19, 2019
December 2019 - A worker uses a concrete band saw to cut the parapet in sections for removal on the old southbound I-95 off-ramp at Girard Avenue.
December 10, 2019
December 2019 - A large pneumatic hammer is used to demolish one of the southbound I-95 viaduct's support piers.
October 30, 2019
October 2019 - A section of the southbound viaduct has been removed over the Conrail tracks.
October 09, 2019
The concrete deck has been removed from the existing southbound I-95 viaduct.
October 09, 2019
Steel support beams are in place on the new southbound I-95 viaduct.
September 20, 2019
A tarp has been installed to prevent debris from escaping during the demolition of the southbound I-95 viaduct.
September 20, 2019
A crane places deck beams onto the new southbound I-95 viaduct.
August 26, 2019
Forms are in place as workers prepare to pour the concrete for a pier cap for the new southbound I-95 viaduct at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
August 13, 2019
The new bridge over Aramingo Avenue with a decorative retaining wall.