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I-295/I-76/Route 42 Direct Connection

Construction Activities

January to June 2015*

I-295 from Creek Road to Route 42
  • Construction of the northbound portion of I-295 roadway and new I-295 bridge over Essex Avenue
  • Construction of retaining wall foundations, portions of retaining walls and overhead sign structures
  • Construction of new I-295 northbound ramp bridge over Route 42
I-295 from Route 42 to Route 168
  • Construction of retaining wall foundations and portions of retaining walls on I-295 southbound
  • Temporary widening of ramps from I-295 southbound to I-76
  • Reconstruction of shoulders and widening on I-295 northbound and southbound
  • Construction of noise barriers and overhead sign structures on I-295 northbound and southbound
  • Pavement reconstruction on I-295 northbound and southbound from Bell Road to railroad overpass
  • Construction of retaining walls and bridge abutments
I-76 from Browning Road to Kings Highway
  • Temporary widening of ramp from I-76 eastbound to I-295 northbound
  • Construction of temporary ramp from I-76 westbound to I-295 northbound
  • Construction of retaining walls and bridge abutment foundations
  • Construction of bridge piers in I-76 median
I-76 from Kings Highway to Route 130
  • Construction of retaining wall foundation, portions of retaining wall and overhead sign structures
Creek Road
  • Utility relocations (ongoing)
  • Construction of northern half of Creek Road bridge. Southern half remains with two-way traffic operation. (ongoing)
Browning Road
  • Construction of new sanitary sewer pump station near Fir Place

NOTE: Due to the need to maintain the existing number of traffic lanes during peak periods, there will be a significant amount of work to be done at night. Nighttime lane closures will occur periodically throughout construction.

*Timeframe is subject to contractor schedule and weather.

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  Last Updated:  December 29, 2014