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.
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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.