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I-95 Section CPR (I-95/CPR)
Reconstruct I-95 between Levick Street and Bleigh Avenue, including reconstruction of the Cottman-Princeton Avenue Interchange.

Construction of Section CP1 was completed in 2012 at a cost of $34 million. The final section, CP2, remains under construction.

Get a detailed CPR Fact Sheet here.

This phase included:

  • Construction of a new southbound on-ramp from State Road at Longshore Avenue;
  • Removal of the existing southbound on-ramp from Princeton Avenue;
  • Construction of a new northbound on-ramp spur from Milnor Street that will connect with the existing northbound on-ramp from Princeton Avenue;
  • Improve Princeton Avenue between Torresdale Avenue and State Road -- including traffic calming features and a bicycle lane -- and convert it into a two way road;.
  • In addition to repaving, Princeton Avenue improvements include the installation of traffic calming features (curb bump-outs) and a painted bicycle lane.
  • Widen and reconstruct Cottman Avenue to include one lane eastbound and two lanes westbound from State Road to Torresdale Avenue. Increase vertical clearance under the AMTRAK overpass to 14' 6";
  • Widen State Road to two lanes southbound, one lane northbound, between Cottman and Princeton avenues.

This phase includes:

  • Rebuilding 1.4 miles of I-95 between Levick Street and Bleigh Avenue;
  • Replacing seven structurally deficient bridges on the interstate and widening another;
  • Building a new on-ramp to southbound I-95 from Cottman Avenue (Route 73); Upgrading three existing ramps;
  • Extending Princeton Avenue east to Milnor Street;
  • Reconstructing New State Road;
  • Building 13 retaining walls;
  • Replacing an 84-inch diameter water main and a 10.5-foot-high by 10.5-foot-wide sewer box culvert along Wissinoming Street;
  • Installing storm water drainage pipes and Intelligent Transportation System equipment.

Construction of CP2 is expected to be completed in 2017.

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The Separate Projects

  • Cottman-Princeton Interchange (CPR)
  • Cottman Avenue to Bridge Street (BSR)
  • Bridge Street to Betsy Ross Bridge (BRI)
  • Betsy Ross Bridge to Girard Avenue (AFC)
  • Girard Avenue Interchange (GIR)
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