US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

Army Corps to conduct safety inspections on Roth Bridge

USACE Philadelphia District
Published Oct. 9, 2019
Photo shows the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge over the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Waterway. The Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge was built in 1995 and carries State Route 1 over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The main span is 750 feet long and the overall length of the bridge is 4,650 feet.

The Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge was built in 1995 and carries State Route 1 over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The main span is 750 feet long and the overall length of the bridge is 4,650 feet.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will be conducting safety inspections on the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge (SR-1) beginning Oct. 15, 2019 and ending mid-December 2019.

Lane closures are expected as follows:

  • Oct. 15–17, 2019; southbound exterior lane
  • Oct. 18–22, 2019; northbound exterior lane
  • Dec. 2–3, 2019; southbound interior lane
  • Dec. 3–4, 2019; northbound interior lane
  • Dec. 5–13, 2019; northbound and southbound interior lanes (closures will be in only one direction at a time).

Northbound lane closures will occur between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Southbound lane closures will occur between 6:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge was built in 1995 and carries State Route 1 over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. The main span is 750 feet long and the overall length of the bridge is 4,650 feet.


Contact
Tim Boyle
215-656-6595
michael.t.boyle@usace.army.mil

Release no. 19-024