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I-95, I-295 Overnight Lane Closures Next Week for Guiderail Repair and Resurfacing in Bucks County


King of Prussia, PA – Interstate 95 and Interstate 295 motorists will encounter single and double overnight lane closures next week between the Academy Road and Route 413 (Bristol) interchanges on Tuesday, September 4, through Friday, September 7, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, for guiderail repair and resurfacing operations and as part of a project to repair and resurface 13 miles of I-95 and I-295 in Bensalem, Bristol, Middletown and Lower Makefield townships, Bucks County. 

The work schedule is:
  • Tuesday, September 4, through Thursday, September 6, lane closures will be in place on northbound and southbound I-95 between the Academy Road and Pennsylvania Turnpike interchanges for guiderail repair;
  • Tuesday, September 4, through Friday, September 7, double lane closures will be in place on westbound I-295 and southbound I-95 between the Route 413 (Bristol) and Academy Road interchanges, for subbase installation; and
  • Tuesday, September 4, through Friday, September 7, double lane closures will be in place on northbound I-95 and eastbound I-295 between the Academy Road and Route 132 (Street Road) interchanges for paving.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling on I-95 and I-295 in the work areas because significant backups and delays will occur. The contractor’s schedule is weather dependent.

Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling, overlaying and rehabilitating existing pavement; performing base repairs; installing new guide rail; repairing or replacing damaged traffic signs; performing minor bridge deck repairs; and installing rumble strips and delineators along the I-95 and I-295 corridor in Bucks County. The entire project is scheduled to be completed this fall.

James J. Anderson Construction Company, Inc. of Philadelphia is the general contractor on the $29,633,134 project, which is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds.

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

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   

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras. 

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MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800

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