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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.

March 06, 2019
Support piers for the west half of the Aramingo Avenue bridge over Girard Avenue will be demolished so that half of the new bridge can be constructed.
March 06, 2019
Pier stems to support a section of the new southbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
2.19 GR4-4
February 04, 2019
Excavation at the Aramingo Avenue bridge over Girard Avenue
February 04, 2019
The retaining wall that helps support the Aramingo Avenue Bridge over Girard Avenue is being replaced as part of the GR4 project.
February 04, 2019
Excavation for a pier foundation for the new southbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
12.18_GIR Demo
December 20, 2018
Demolition of the southbound viaduct continues at Girard Avenue.
December 03, 2018
Inserting micro-piles for the southbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
November 05, 2018
Workers have begun dismantling the southbound viaduct at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
October 01, 2018
Worker pour a column stem that will support a section of the new southbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
September 10, 2018
Cross-over construction at Girard Avenue: PennDOT is preparing to move southbound traffic onto the rebuilt northbound lanes between Allegheny and Girard avenues later this month to begin reconstruction of the southbound lanes.