Motorists using Interstate 95 in Philadelphia will encounter overnight lane closures and daytime lane restrictions on several ramps for construction related activities, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.
The schedule is:
- Sunday, December 17, through Saturday, December 23, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane closures will be in place periodically on the northbound on- and off-ramps and on the southbound off-ramp at the Cottman Avenue Interchange for construction activities;
- Monday, December 18, through Friday, December 22, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the left lane will be closed periodically on northbound I-95 between the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue and Bridge Street interchanges for soil borings in the median; and
- Monday, December 18, through Friday, December 22, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions will be in place periodically on the northbound I-95 ramp to Aramingo Avenue and on the ramp from the Betsy Ross Bridge to I-95 south for soil borings.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling on I-95 through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
The work at the Cottman Avenue ramps is part of the $212 million reconstruction and widening of I-95 at the Cottman Avenue (Route 73) Interchange. The soil borings are part of the advance engineering activities related to upcoming construction at the I-95 Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue and Bridge Street interchanges.
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