I-95 improvement project announcement

PennDOT releases I-95 evening lane closures, ramp restrictions scheduled next week in Philadelphia

Statement from PennDOT:

Periodic overnight lane closures will be in place on northbound Interstate 95 between the Bridge Street and Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue interchanges in Philadelphia on Sunday, Jan. 21, through Friday, Jan. 26, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for soil borings, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

In addition, lane restrictions will be in place periodically on the northbound I-95 ramp to Aramingo Avenue and the ramp from the Betsy Ross Bridge to I-95 south on Monday, Jan. 22, through Friday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for soil borings.

The soil borings are part of the advance engineering activities related to upcoming reconstruction of I-95 at Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue and Bridge Street interchanges.

Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling on I-95 through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

For more information on I-95 improvement projects, visit www.95revive.com.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5–1–1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at ‘Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’ and Instagram at ‘Pennsylvaniadot.’