August 27, 2022 – Interstate 95 motorists will encounter a lane closure in both directions between Broad Street (Route 611) and South Street in Philadelphia beginning Monday, August 29, for bridge repair under a project to perform high-priority repairs on 13 structures on I-95, Interstate 295 and Interstate 476 in Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware counties, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The lane closures will be in place Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning through late October.
Repairs to the 13 structures include replacing rocker bearings, frozen sliding plate bearings and deck expansion joints; cleaning and painting steel beams; repairing substructure concrete; and reconstructing bearing pedestals.
In addition, the project includes the replacement of 24 high mast light poles along the I-95 corridor in Philadelphia and Delaware counties.
Driscoll Construction Company, Inc. of Philadelphia is the general contractor on the $39.4 million project, which is financed with 100% federal funds. Construction is expected to finish in Spring 2024.