Motorists are being urged to plan ahead and use alternate routes when traveling in the area.
SEPTA says it is extending the deadline to 3 p.m. Monday,
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.43, down 5 cents from last week.
PennDOT: I-95 North Traffic Shift Scheduled Next Weekend At Cottman Avenue Interchange In Philadelphia
PennDOT announced that it plans to complete the shift of northbound traffic on Interstate 95 at the Cottman Avenue (Route 73) Interchange in Philadelphia into a new pattern next weekend.
Sources had told several news organizations, including KYW Newsradio, that screening had been discussed in recent weeks and its use on the bridge was considered likely.
You can enter the lottery for the 10 dollar passes from 12:01am until 11:59pm on Wednesday August 12th.
According to New Jersey State Police, the New Jersey Turnpike was temporarily closed in both directions in Cherry Hill due to a gas leak.
SEPTA Holding Lottery For Riders Using Select Trolley Routes, Norristown High Speed Line During Papal Visit
SEPTA says a limited number of special papal visit 3-day transit passes for travel on the Trolley routes 101/102 and the Norristown High Speed Line will be made available through an online lottery.
Regional rail passes for the weekend of the Papal visit are already up for sale on Craigslist and eBay.
SEPTA received requests for 328-thousand passes, so they still have 22-thousand available. However, that doesn’t mean you can still get one for your preferred station.
On the PATCO high-speed line in South Jersey, you will need a Freedom card or a pre-purchased pass to ride. No cash or credit cards will be taken that weekend.
The restrictions will affect those in Philadelphia and out in the suburbs.
Mayor Nutter and officials announced the Ben Franklin Bridge and other major roadways throughout the city will be closed the weekend of the Papal visit.
Special train passes for the weekend of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia aren’t as big a hit as expected.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey acknowledges there’s been a larger than usual number of hit and run accidents in the city lately, and he puts the onus on drivers.