Bristol Corridor Study: Preparing for Growth in Lower Bucks

Bristol Corridor Study: Preparing for Growth in Lower Bucks

Product No.: TR20034
Date Published: 06/2021

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For many years, the lack of direct connection between I-95 and I-276 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) has caused confusion and delay for motorists traveling through Lower Bucks County. The opening of the I-95/I-276/I-295 interchange in the fall of 2018 is expected to have a substantial impact on future development, travel patterns, and freight movement in the area. Building on the recommendations of a recent Transportation and Community Development Initiative study to address infrastructure that may constrain growth, this study examined the impact of the recently completed interchange on freight services and local mobility in Bristol Township, Bristol Borough, and the Lower Bucks County region.

Geographic Area Covered: Bristol Borough and Bristol Township in Lower Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Key Words: I-95, I-276, Bristol, Bucks County, freight, interchange, microsimulation, TCDI

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Project Team

  • Michael Ruane Associate Director, Planning Innovation
  • Benjamin J Loeb Senior Transportation Engineer

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