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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.

October 03, 2016
Deck pans in place on long stretch of the northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue
September 16, 2016
Deck beams in place for the new on-ramp to I-95 north at Girard Avenue
September 16, 2016
Focused on the task at hand, a crane operator lifts a girder for the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue into place.
September 16, 2016
A steel girder for a section of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue is set to be lifted into position.
August 31, 2016
The new northbound viaduct rises along Richmond Street near Lehigh Avenue.
August 31, 2016
A longer view of construction at the southern end of the northbound viaduct at the Girard Avenue Interchange shows columns for the new off-ramp as well as piers for the viaduct.
August 31, 2016
Delaware Avenue traffic is diverted around construction of piers for the new northbound off-ramp.
August 22, 2016
Ironworkers guide a 10 ton steel beam into place along Richmond Street at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016