Support Bike/Ped Pathway on Scudders Falls Bridge

Add your name to a petition that seeks a pathway for bicyclists and pedestrians on the new Scudders Falls Bridge so they can get across the Delaware River. (No, they wouldn’t ride on the Interstate!)

The new I-95 bridge, which would be widened to 13 lanes including shoulders from the current four, is scheduled to be built within the next few years. The ability for bicyclists and pedestrians to cross the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey is severely limited. More than half of the bridges crossing the river do not allow bike/ped access. This bridge would connect two major linear trails (the Delaware Canal and the D & R Canal), encourage bicycle tourists to explore beyond Washington Crossing south to Yardley, Morrisville and West Trenton, and bring the bridge into compliance with Federal Highway Administration guidance for non-motorized transportation access, including providing people with disabilities their first crossing of the Delaware.

The pathway would cost about $14 million, or 7% of the total project, and is supported by communities on both sides of the river. More than 1,500 people have already signed the petition.

For more on this, read here.

One Response to “Support Bike/Ped Pathway on Scudders Falls Bridge”

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