The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) has promoted Roy W Little to the position of chief engineer. Little has been the outfit’s assistant chief engineer since May 2008. He spent 15 years earlier at the Garden State Parkway.
2013-09-16: The US Government Accountability Office (USGAO) has published a 56 page report laying the ground for the federal government to get involved in oversight and toll rate setting at bistate toll authorities.
The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) has appointed Sean M. Hill Deputy Executive Director of Operations. He replaces Frank J Tolotta who retired last fall after a long period at the bridge commission.
Hill, 52, comes from the Director of Operations position at the New Jersey Turnpike which he has held since 2008.
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has selected Joseph J Resta as their new executive director. Resta, 52, comes from five years (2007 to 2012) managing a convention center expansion in Philadelphia, and was a deputy secretary in the state's Department of Government Services before that (2005 to 2007.) Earlier jobs were with Alta Management LLC in Philadelphia, a deputy director n the capital program office of the City of Philadelphia (1996 to 2000.)
The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has forty (40) people wanting to succeed Frank McCartney and run the show, operating 18 bridges linking New Jersey to mainland USA in Pennsylvania.
The Pocono Record of Stroudsburg PA and Express Times of Easton PA both thought they'd unearthed a pay scandal this week frontpaging the same story Monday (Aug 20) to the effect that the Delaware River toll bridge chief executive was "paid far more" than his counterpart on the Hudson River.
March 1 the USEPA says is the start of the mating season for red bellied turtles - foot long 7pd weight amphibians - which inhabit the Delaware River like most other rivers of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. So March 1 AP Construction of Blackwood NJ contractor to the DRJTBC suspended work on scour repairs around the piers of the I-78 toll bridge and the Lower Trenton toll-supported bridge.
2012-06-26: Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) executive director for 13 years Frank G McCartney is retiring to take a new position of Toll Industry Market Leader at Parsons Brinckerhoff.
2012-06-18: Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) have received the federal OK for the rebuild of the Scudder Falls Bridge and modernization of the Interstate on both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides of the river. This is Commission's largest current capital project.
The Federal Highway Administration has issued a Finding Of No Significant Impact (or FONSI) as requested by the DRJTBC.
Potential coalition trying to stop new Scudder Falls toll bridge NJ/PA I-95 - DRJTBC's biggest projectBy Peter Samuel on May 23, 2012
2012-05-21: Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) is facing some late opposition to its plan to rebuild its Scudder Falls I-95 bridge with tolls. A presently small coalition of a fiscal conservatives and an environmentalist, a Republican Senator and a liberal Democrat senator last week called on the governors of New Jersey and Pennsylvania to block the project.