Work will begin this summer under a $17.4 million New Jersey Turnpike Authority contract to lengthen and reconstruct the bridge that carries Kresson Road over the Turnpike in Cherry Hill Township.
The Kresson Road bridge crosses over the Turnpike between Interchanges 3 and 4 at milepost 30.75.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority are advancing more than $1.1 billion in construction contracts for 2019, delivering smoother trips for New Jersey's motorists and a robust investment for the Garden State's economy.
Since 2013, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) has been working on a series of projects to eliminate structural deficiencies, address substandard geometry and maintain coastal evacuation capabilities of the structures carrying Garden State Parkway (GSP) traffic over Great Egg Harbor Bay (GEH) and Drag Channel (DC).
Marking the official opening of the summer Shore season, Gov. Phil Murphy praised the completion of the Route 37 Mathis Bridge rehabilitation project as one of many vital infrastructure investments made to roads and bridges in the region.
“Tourism is a $44 billion industry in New Jersey and having new and improved transportation infrastructure is key to ensuring that residents, visitors, and businesses have the ability to travel safely and with ease to get to their destinations,” said Murphy.
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the section of what is now I-95 in New Jersey from the Scudder Falls Bridge over the Delaware River to the Route 1 Interchange in Mercer County will be redesignated as I-295 in early 2018.