New Jersey Roads - Route Log - Ends - I-295
I-295 enters Delaware on the Delaware Memorial Bridge with US 40 in Pennsville.
295 south/40 west entering Delaware. The border is on New Jersey's side of the historical low water mark of the Delaware River.
295 north/40 east in Delaware, entering New Jersey at the far side of the river.
Aerial photo of the NJ side of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. 295/40 enter the state at bottom right.
Original Northern End
In anticipation of the Somerset Freeway connection, 295 was originally only designated as far as a ghost interchange between Exits 71-72 in Hopewell Twp., with the rest of the freeway designated 95M (I-95 Mercer). A few ramp stubs were paved and grading was left for the proposed freeway as well as connection to a potential NJ 31 freeway that was also never built. 295 ended here until cancellation of the freeway in 1982.
295 south at the planned ramp from the Somerset Freeway (95) south. 95M north turned into 295 south here.
Historic Northern End
Upon cancellation of the Somerset Freeway, 95M was extended to US 1 in Lawrence Twp. and 295 was truncated at Exit 67.
Signs like this connected travelers from 95M north to I-295 south on an all-freeway route to the NJ Turnpike and 95 north. The first one was located shortly before the end of 95M at the 1 interchange and the second was after that point on 295 south.
295 north ended at 1 and 95M south began.
1 south at the beginnings of 95 and 295 south.
I-295 now enters Pennsylvania on the Scudders Falls Bridge in Ewing. Until 2018, this was the southern end of I-95 and I-295 ended at US 1 (Exit 67).
295 south on the former bridge, replaced in 2019.
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