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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.

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December 06, 2016
A closer look at a paving operation shows workers pouring and raking wet concrete behind a paving machine in a process being repeated dozens of times on the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
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December 06, 2016
Concrete paving on a section of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue
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December 06, 2016
A crew assembles formwork for a section of parapet on the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
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December 06, 2016
A diamond grinder at work smoothing the concrete paving on a section of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
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November 18, 2016
The new, wider southbound viaduct that will be built beginning in 2018 will close this gap between the existing highway and the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue.
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November 18, 2016
A section of the new northbound viaduct at Girard Avenue. The burlap piled on the span was wet and used to cover the fresh concrete during the curing process.
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November 14, 2016
Shoring is in place to secure the walls of the trench during sewer line installation along Delaware Avenue at the Girard Avenue Interchange.
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November 14, 2016
The new northbound on-ramp at Girard Avenue meets the mainline of I-95: Deck construction will continue as conditions permit.
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November 14, 2016
A number of construction activities are underway at the site of the new northbound interchange at Girard Avenue.
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November 14, 2016
An archaeology pit is excavated for artifacts at the site of the new northbound interchange at Girard Avenue