View Full Version : I-95 and Washington Brdg or 287/Garden State parkway

July 21st, 2005, 04:26 PM
I am driving from Boston to Delaware Friday evening. I was wondering if I shoul take I-95 and Washington Bridge or 287/Garden state parkway. I am planning to leave Boston around 4-6pm so I'll probably hit rush hour traffic.
When I was driving from DE to Boston two weeks ago, it took me 3 hrs to pass Washington Bridge.
Any suggestions?

July 21st, 2005, 04:38 PM
I would take the Tappan Zee, not the GW.

July 21st, 2005, 07:38 PM
Thanks. Should I take Garden State Parkway all the way down untill it intersects I-95, or take 80 east to I-95 ?

July 21st, 2005, 11:37 PM
Take the parkway down to 95. Now that the southbound toll plazas are gone, it's much faster. Plus, you don't have to backtrack at all. It's a straight shot.

July 22nd, 2005, 08:45 AM
Thank you guys. I think I should take the same roads when I return Monday morning...

July 22nd, 2005, 11:30 AM
Listen to the traffic reports - if you should find the Parkway is jammed then you have other options.

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