September 18, 2023 – PennDOT’s contractor began clearing and tree removal in the I-95/CAP construction area on Monday, September 18, in preparation for the start of demolition of the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge and relocation of the Irish and Scottish memorials later this fall, to be followed by demolition of the existing cover over I-95 between Chestnut and Walnut streets.
Trees and shrubbery will be removed from the following locations:
Chestnut Street over I-95 will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists until the existing capped area is closed.
Clearing and tree-removal operations will be done Mondays through Fridays during the day.
For questions or concerns about I-95/CAP construction, write us at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Or call the I-95 Construction Helpline at 215-513-1399.
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