PA Turnpike / I-95 Interchange Project

I-95 Redesignation

Construction of the new PA Turnpike/I-95 Interchange will allow planned implementation of the 1982 Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) provision, where I-95 in Pennsylvania will be redesignated through the new Interchange with I-276 (PA Turnpike), east along the PA Turnpike, across the Delaware River Bridge of the NJ Turnpike Connector to New Jersey, east along the connector to NJ Turnpike Exit 6 and then north along the NJ Turnpike. The current section of I-95 north of the new Interchange will continue to serve interstate traffic and be maintained to Interstate standards, but requires a new route designation.

The approved renumbering scheme consists of the extension of I-295 from its original terminus at the Route 1 Interchange in New Jersey over the original I-95 alignment to the new Interchange with the PA Turnpike. In Pennsylvania, this requires the redesignation of I-95, for 10.4 miles from the PA Turnpike to the Scudder Falls bridge as I-295 East (toward Princeton)/West (toward Philadelphia), and in New Jersey, this required the redesignation of I-95, for 9.2 miles from the Scudder Falls bridge to Route 1, as I-295 North (toward Pennsylvania)/South (toward Wilmington), which has been completed. This redesignation scheme was approved by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in May 2015.

For additional information on the redesignation and associated timing, please go to i95link.com.

 

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