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New Jersey Officials announce plans for the Papal visit. (Credit: CBS)

Road Closures And Limited Parking In New Jersey During Pope’s Visit

Major roads approaching the Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed that weekend, like the Admiral Wilson Boulevard West at Baird Boulevard and 676 North at Morgan Boulevard.

08/13/2015

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Secret Service: No Security Screening For Walkers On Ben Franklin Bridge During Papal 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.

08/07/2015

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge. (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Security Screening Likely For Bridge Walkers On Papal Weekend

Law enforcement sources won’t go on the record, but say the idea’s been bantered about for a while and will, more than likely, be put into place on the Papal weekend.

08/07/2015

Artist rendering of "Bridge." (credit: GLUCK / Volley Studio)

New High-End Apartment Complex Is “Bridge” Between Old City And Waterfront

A new apartment building at the foot of Race Street – called “Bridge” – is designed to provide a link between the Old City District and Philadelphia’s waterfront.

08/05/2015

Papal Visit Map Philadelphia

Officials: Major Roads, Ben Franklin Bridge To Close Weekend Of Papal Visit

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.

08/05/2015

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Latest PATCO Project Means More Single-Tracking Across Ben Franklin Bridge

Starting today, PATCO will run on a new schedule as work gets underway on the tracks on the north side of the Ben Franklin Bridge.

07/05/2015

File Photo (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Authorities ‘Considering’ Closing Ben Franklin Bridge To Auto Traffic Weekend Of Pope’s Visit

No decisions have been made yet, but one of the options authorities are considering is keeping cars and trucks off of the Bridge.

06/18/2015

(A truck lies overturned on the westbound exit ramp of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, approaching the Vine Street Expressway, on April 10, 2015.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Not The Ben Again! Overturned Truck Cripples Morning Rush Into Center City

An overturned tractor-trailer is taking out two left lanes on the Ben Franklin Bridge into Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015

File Photo (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Car Fire Shuts Down Lanes On Ben Franklin Bridge Into Philadelphia

A car fire closed down lanes into Philadelphia on the Ben Franklin Bridge on Sunday.

04/05/2015

(PATCO File Photo)

Fewer Delays Expected As Phase Two Of PATCO Rehab Project Begins

The next phase of the PATCO rail reconstruction project is now underway and should not cause as many delays for riders.

12/05/2014

(Credit: Ed Fischer)

Overturned Vehicle Causing Major Delays On Ben Franklin Bridge

An overturned vehicle is causing a major backup on the Ben Franklin Bridge, westbound into the city.

11/13/2014

(The DRPA operates the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, pictured, plus the Betsy Ross, Walt Whitman, and Commodore Barry bridges.  File photo) (credit: CBS)

Traffic Alert: Ben Franklin Bridge Closed For 10K Run

If you’re traveling between Philadelphia and South Jersey this morning, be aware: The Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. in both directions.

11/02/2014

File photo: The Ben Franklin Bridge. (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

The Westbound PATCO Track On Ben Franklin Bridge Open Again

The past few months of having only a single track to get over the bridge caused some headaches for commuters.

10/22/2014

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

DRPA Announces Changes To Traffic Patterns On Ben Franklin Bridge

The DRPA also says four lanes to Pennsylvania will be open during morning rush hours and four lanes to New Jersey will be open for the afternoon rush hour.

10/21/2014

File photo: Ben Franklin Bridge. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Ben Franklin Bridge Traffic Construction On Track To End Soon

Ben Franklin Bridge commuters should be able to breathe a sigh of relief next week.

10/17/2014

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