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

Construction Activities

July to December 2015*

I-295 from Creek Road to Route 42
  • Construction of a northbound portion of I-295 roadway
  • Construction of southbound portion of new I-295 bridge over Essex Avenue
  • Construction of retaining wall foundations, portions of retaining walls and overhead sign structures
  • Opening of the new I-295 northbound ramp bridge over Route 42
  • Demolition of the old 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 the ramp from I-295 southbound to I-76 westbound
  • Bridge construction for realigned ramp to Al-Jo's Curve from I-295 southbound to Route 42 southbound
  • Construction of noise barriers and overhead sign structures on I-295 northbound and southbound
  • Construction of retaining walls and bridge abutments
  • Pavement reconstruction on I-295 northbound and southbound from Bell Road to railroad overpass
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
  • Intersection improvements at intersection with Harding Avenue
  • Opening of northern half of new Creek Road bridge with two-way traffic operation
  • Demolition of existing southern half of Creek Road bridge and construction of new southern half of bridge
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:  June 25, 2015