Interstate 78 Toll Bridge

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Interstate 78 Toll Bridge
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Official name Interstate 78 Toll Bridge
Carries 6 lanes of I-78
Crosses Delaware River
Locale Williams, PA and Phillipsburg, NJ
Owner Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Maintained by Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Design Twin girder bridge
Material concrete
Total length 372 meters (1,220 feet)
Number of spans 7
Opened November 21, 1989[1]
Toll $1.00 (westbound only)
E-ZPass Express
Daily traffic 56,100[1]
Preceded by Lehigh Valley Railroad Bridge
Followed by Riegelsville Bridge

The Interstate 78 Toll Bridge carries Interstate 78 that crosses the Delaware River between Williams Township, Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg, New Jersey, United States. Opened on November 21, 1989, it is operated by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission and is one of the newest bridges across the Delaware River.[1]

The span has an overall length of 1,222 feet (372 m) and is a twin four girder span. There is only one toll plaza for the bridge; this is for traffic heading west into Pennsylvania. It has four conventional lanes and two Express E-Z Pass lanes. Just after the toll plaza is the Pennsylvania Welcome Center.

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  1. ^ a b c Quigley, Tom (November 21, 2009). "Interstate 78 toll bridge turns 20 years old". The Express-Times. Retrieved 2011-11-18. 

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Coordinates: 40°40′20″N 75°10′40″W / 40.6721°N 75.1778°W / 40.6721; -75.1778