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Bridges and Tunnels

If bicyclists wish to cross the Delaware River into Pennsylvania and the Hudson River into New York City, they will need to know the restrictions.

 

Crossing the Delaware River


These bridges are listed south to north.
   
Delaware Memorial Bridge Operated by:
Route 40 and New Jersey Turnpike
Deepwater, NJ to Wilmington, DE
No bicycles or pedestrians
Delaware River and Bay Authority
PO Box 71
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 571-6342
Commodore Barry Bridge
Operated by:
Route 322
Bridgeport, NJ to Chester, PA
No bicycles or pedestrians
Delaware River Port Authority
One Port Center
2 Riverside Drive
PO Box 1949
Camden, NJ 08101
(877) 567-3712
Walt Whitman Bridge Operated by:
I-76
Camden, NJ to Philadelphia, PA
No bicycles or pedestrians
Delaware River Port Authority
Ben Franklin Bridge Operated by:
Route 30
Camden, NJ to Philadelphia, PA
Bicyclists are permitted on the walkway 6 am to 7 pm, no charge for bicycles
Delaware River Port Authority
Betsy Ross Bridge Operated by:
Pennsauken
New Jersey to Philadelphia, PA
No bicycles, walkway is closed to the public
Delaware River Port Authority
Tacony Palmyra Bridge Operated by:
Route 73 in Palmyra
New Jersey to the Tacony section of Philadelphia
Bicycles may be walked on walkway
Burlington County Bridge Commission
1300 Route 73 North
PO Box 6
Palmyra, NJ 08065
Burlington Bristol Bridge Operated by:
Burlington County Route 541 and PA Route 413
Burlington, NJ to Bristol, PA
No bicycles, walkway is locked
Burlington County Bridge Commission
Turnpike Bridge Operated by:
NJ Turnpike to I-276, Pennsylvania Turnpike
No bicycles or pedestrians
New Jersey Turnpike Authority
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

From Trenton north to the New York State line most bridges have walkways. Bicyclists are required to walk on walkways. Bikes must be walked over all bridges with bicycle access.

Route 1 Freeway Toll Bridge Operated by:
Trenton, NJ to Morrisville, PA
No bicycle access
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Trenton Makes Bridge Operated by:
Bridge Street
Trenton, NJ to Morrisville, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Calhoun Street Bridge Operated by:
Calhoun Street
Trenton, NJ to Morrisville, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Scudder's Falls Bridge Operated by:
I-95 from Ewing, NJ to Yardley, PA
No bicycle access
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Washington Crossing Bridge Operated by:
Route 546 off Route 29
Washington Crossing, NJ to Washington Crossing, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Lambertville Bridge Operated by:
Bridge Street
Lambertville, NJ to New Hope, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Route 202 Bridge Operated by:
North of Lambertville, NJ, use Route 179 Bridge
Lambertville, NJ to New Hope, PA
No bicycle access
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Stockton Bridge Operated by:
Off Route 29 between Church Street and Route 523
Stockton, NJ to Centre Bridge, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Bull's Island State Park and Foot Bridge Operated by:
This old footbridge will not appear on most maps. On the New Jersey side, there is a campground and recreation area where the Delaware and Raritan Canal begin. On the Pennsylvania side, you will find the historic Black Bass Inn beside the bridge in the old settlement of Lumberville.
Raven Rock, NJ to Route 32 Lumberville
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Frenchtown Bridge Operated by:
Route 513
Frenchtown, NJ to Uhlertown, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Milford Bridge Operated by:
Between Route 619 and 519
Milford, NJ to Upper Black Eddy, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Riegelsville Bridge Operated by:
Route 627
Riegelsville, NJ to Riegelsville, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
I-78 Bridge Operated by:
Alpha, NJ to Easton, PA
No bicycle access
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Phillipsburg Bridge Operated by:
Northampton Street
Phillipsburg, NJ to Easton, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Phillipsburg Bridge Operated by:
Route 22
Phillipsburg, NJ to Easton, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Columbia Bridge Operated by:
Between Route 46, Columbia, NJ and PA Route 611
No bicycle or pedestrian access, use footbridge one block north
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Portland-Columbia Footbridge Operated by:
This bridge will not appear on most maps. It connects Columbia (Knowlton Township, NJ) with Portland Borough, PA. Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Delaware Water Gap Bridge Operated by:
I-80 and Route 46
The famous scenic Water Gap Gorge is just south of this bridge along the river. The Appalachian Trail crosses at this bridge.
Bicyclists are permitted to use the sidewalk, but are not permitted to continue along the Interstate on the Pennsylvania side.
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Belvidere Bridge Operated by:
Route 620
Belvidere, NJ to Riverton, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Montague Bridge Operated by:
Route 206
Montague, NJ to Milford, PA
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
Dingman's Ferry Bridge Operated by:
Layton, NJ to Dingman’s Ferry, PA (Route 739)
Bicyclists and pedestrians, no toll
Private owner

 

Crossing to New York City

 
George Washington Bridge (Port Authority)
South walkways on the upper level of the bridge is open to bicycle traffic. The south walkway is ramped.
For information, call (201) 243-4021
Lincoln and Holland Tunnel
No bike riding or walking through these tunnels is permitted
Bayonne Bridge (Port Authority)
Has walkway open to bicyclists. If gate to walkway is closed, use emergency phone or call police desk in advance at (718) 390-2501. Access involves carrying bike up stairs.
Goethals Bridge (Port Authority)
No bicycle or pedestrian access to bridge.
Outerbridge Crossing (Port Authority)
No walkway; special arrangements for access by groups can be made in advance by calling (718) 390-2524.
 
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  Last Updated:  December 14, 2010