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  • Army Corps to reduce Reedy Point Bridge traffic to one lane

    PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2015) –- Traffic on the Reedy Point Bridge will be reduced to one lane beginning the morning of April 1 to enable the replacement of a fence over the bridge, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced today. The Army Corps expects the one-lane restriction to remain in effect until approximately May 1. During that period traffic will be controlled by portable traffic signals at each end of the lane that remains open.
  • Traffic on Reedy Point Bridge to be reduced to one lane

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (October 1, 2014) –- Traffic on the Reedy Point Bridge will be reduced to one lane
  • Summit Bridge to close weekend of April 19

    Philadelphia, Pa. – The Summit Bridge will be closed to traffic from Friday, April 19, at 10 p.m., to Monday, April 22, at 5 a.m., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District announced today. The closure is necessary to facilitate steel repairs and to accommodate the heavy machinery necessary to paint higher sections of the bridge and to replace several concrete barriers, called parapets, that separate traffic and provide protection at the edge of the outer lanes.
  • Summit Bridge to close one lane each way March 11

    Philadelphia, Pa. (March 8, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District will close one lane of traffic each way on the Summit Bridge beginning Monday Mar. 11 at 9 a.m.
  • Work to resume on Reedy Point Bridge Feb. 25

    Inspection and construction activity will resume on the Reedy Point Bridge Monday, Feb. 25, necessitating the closure of one lane of traffic. Traffic flow will be regulated during that time with temporary traffic signals. Workers will close one lane of traffic by 7 a.m. on Feb. 25 and begin preparing the bridge for sandblasting and painting. Painting will resume once the weather has turned consistently warmer. Work is expected to continue throughout the Spring.
  • Reedy Point Bridge open for the winter

    Both lanes of the Reedy Point Bridge, a cantilever truss bridge that carries Delaware Route 9 over the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, are now open to traffic. Except for a day or two of testing, in which case one lane will be closed, both lanes will remain open until the spring.
  • USGS identifies problems with Pearce Creek disposal facility

    A study commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has identified problems with the groundwater in the vicinity of the Pearce Creek Confined Disposal Facility, a site the Corps seeks to utilize for maintenance dredge sediment from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal southern approach channels.