Motorists on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia will encounter lane and ramp restrictions this week at the Girard Avenue and Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue interchanges for construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.
The work schedule is:
- Monday, November 6, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM, a double lane closure is scheduled on northbound I-95 at the Girard Avenue Interchange for overhead sign structure installation. The operation will reduce northbound I-95 to a single through lane between the Girard Avenue and Allegheny Avenue interchanges;
- Tuesday, November 7, and Wednesday, November 8, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, the right lane is scheduled to close on southbound I-95 at the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue Interchange for removal of an overhead sign structure; and
- Tuesday, November 7, and Wednesday, November 8, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, a single lane closure is planned on the ramp from northbound I-95 to the Betsy Ross Bridge for sign structure installation.In addition to the travel restrictions on mainline I-95, Girard Avenue will be closed between Fletcher Street and Richmond Street, on Monday, November 6, and Tuesday, November 7, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM for demolition of the inside section of the old northbound I-95 viaduct at the Girard Avenue Interchange.Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling on I-95 and Girard Avenue near the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
The activities are part of the $160.2 million project to rebuild ramps and improve connections between I-95, the Betsy Ross Bridge and Aramingo Avenue, and the $211.7 million project to rebuild and widen 1.5 miles of northbound I-95 from the Girard Avenue to the Allegheny Avenue interchanges.
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