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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.

June 12, 2018
New LED lighting is installed on the under-side of the new northbound viaduct near Lehigh Avenue at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
May 03, 2018
Painting the underside of the new northbound viaduct
4.2.18_Girard Int
April 04, 2018
A crew calibrates the paving machine before placing concrete for a section of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
March 05, 2018
Workers maneuver a beam into place on a section of the new northbound viaduct at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
Viaduct Demolition 3.18
February 12, 2018
The old northbound viaduct has been removed in its entirety at the northern end near Lehigh Avenue.
Viaduct Demolition 1.18
January 26, 2018
Demolition of the inner section of the northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue continues this winter.
December 27, 2017
Demolition of an old support pier for the northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue
Southbound at Girard
December 27, 2017
Southbound I-95 will be rebuilt -- including the replacement viaduct between Ann and Palmer streets -- between the Girard Avenue and Allegheny Avenue interchanges beginning in 2018.
12.7.17 Girard Viaduct Demolition
December 08, 2017
Amid piles of demolished concrete pavement, demolition continues on the inside section of the northbound I-95 viaduct at Girard Avenue.
December 05, 2017
This archaeological investigation at Front and Callowhill streets is taking place in advance of construction of a large storm water mitigation basin during a later phase of the GIR project. More in GIR/Environmental Studies.