A series of nighttime travel restrictions are scheduled through next week on Interstate 95 for construction at the Cottman Avenue (Route 73) and Betsy Ross Bridge interchanges in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The upcoming work schedule is:
• Sunday, December 4, through Friday, December 10, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, single lane closures will be in place periodically on northbound I-95 between the Bridge Street and Academy Road interchanges for repairs to drainage pipes;
• Sunday, December 4, through Friday, December 10, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, single and double lane closures will be in place periodically on southbound I-95 between the Academy Road and Bridge Street interchanges for repairs to drainage pipes and removal of an overhead sign structure; and
• Sunday, December 4, through Friday, December 10, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the I-95 north off-ramp to Cottman Avenue (Route 73) will be closed periodically for ramp widening activities. Motorists will be detoured north on I-95 to the exit at the Academy Road Interchange, then right on Linden Avenue, and right on State Road to Cottman Avenue (Route 73).
Drivers are advised to allow extra time for travel on I-95 through the work zones. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
The work is associated with contracts underway to improve the ramp system at the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue Interchange and to rebuild and improve the Cottman Avenue Interchange and reconstruct and widen more than one mile of I-95 adjoining the interchange.
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