Ben Franklin Bridge

(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

Ben Franklin Bridge construction has inconvenienced commuters for months. (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

Ben Franklin Bridge construction has inconvenienced commuters for months. (File photo by 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

Old City homes by the Ben Franklin Bridge. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Ben Franklin Bridge Sandblasting Project Finished, Old City Neighbors Thrilled

In a letter to residents here by the bridge when the construction began, the DRPA warned of high levels of noise during the sandblasting and painting of the bridge. That was scheduled to go through tomorrow, but the DRPA says they finished the painting on Sunday.

09/30/2014

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Thousands Cross Ben Franklin Bridge Daily, But How Many Know Its Secret?

Inside the anchorages on either side of the Ben Franklin Bridge — long-forgotten trolley stops that were never put into service.

09/15/2014

Ben Franklin Bridge construction has inconvenienced commuters for months. (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Ben Franklin Bridge Commuters Wonder: What’s Going On And When Will It End?

Commuters on the Ben Franklin Bridge have been inconvenienced with lane closures and gaps in PATCO service since Memorial Day.

09/05/2014

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

PATCO Continuing To Replace Tracks Across Ben Franklin Bridge On Friday

Riders should get ready for those long waits at rush hour through about mid-October.

08/20/2014

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

PATCO Returns To Full Service On Monday, But Not For Long

Some good news for commuters who use the PATCO high speed line. Full service across the Ben Franklin Bridge returns on Monday, but don’t get used to it.

08/02/2014

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Traffic Moving Again After Tractor-Trailer Overturns Near Ben Franklin Bridge Into NJ

According to the fire department, an overturned tractor trailer is backing up traffic near the Ben Franklin Bridge Wednesday afternoon.

07/23/2014

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

PATCO Ridership Down; Officials Blame Harsh Winter, Track Construction

Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says ridership on PATCO trains is down more than six percent over last year.

06/20/2014

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AAA Mid-Atlantic Offers Tips To Avoid Gridlock On Area Highways

The SEPTA transit strike comes as roadwork takes place in several areas in the region. AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering travel tips.

06/14/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Service Resumes After PATCO Train Stuck On Ben Franklin Bridge

A PATCO train was stuck on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge for about 40 minutes Tuesday night.

06/10/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Service Across Ben Franklin Bridge To Be Temporarily Suspended

All PATCO service across the Ben Franklin Bridge will be suspended starting at midnight Saturday.

06/07/2014

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