Wholly within Bucks County, Interstate 295 in Pennsylvania runs north from I-95 at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange in Bristol township to the Scudders Falls Bridge spanning the Delaware River to Ewing township, New Jersey. 11.1 miles in length, the suburban freeway weaves between older suburban areas through Middletown and Lower Makefield townships, passing east of Penndel and Langhorne and north of Yardley. I-295 is signed as an east / west route in Pennsylvania.
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Interstate 295 was extended west from Lawrence township, New Jersey to the Scudders Falls Bridge and south to Bristol township in 2018 over what was Interstate 95. I-95 was realigned onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike east from I-276 near Newportville to the Delaware River Turnpike Toll Bridge into Burlington township, New Jersey. The Pearl Harbor Memorial Extension continues I-95 east to the New Jersey Turnpike mainline north from Mansfield township. Sign changes commenced in January 2018 and the new ramps linking I-95 with the Pennsylvania Turnpike opened to traffic on September 23, 2018.
Scudders Falls Bridge
Underway through early 2022, the Scudders Falls Bridge Replacement Project upgrades a 4.4 mile section of I-295, from PA 332 (Yarley-Newtown Road) to CR 579 (Bear Tavern Road) in New Jersey. A new tolled six lane span carrying I-295 across the Delaware River between Lower Makefield Township and Ewing Township, New Jersey replaced the four lane bridge built in 1959. Work included reconstructing the interchange with Route 29 at Ewing and reconfiguring the Taylorsville Road Interchange in Lower Makefield. The first of the two new bridges opened with two-way traffic on July 9, 2019. Tolls were be implemented in the southbound direction on July 14, 2019.
Page Updated 01-25-2021.