Ben Franklin Bridge
Whether it’s a romantic blanket spread in the shade or a wild pickup game of frisbee with friends, these are Philly’s most perfect places for a picnic.
It’s been gridlock nearly every Friday afternoon in-bound to Philadelphia on the Ben Franklin Bridge this spring. You’re stuck in traffic, and the other side’s moving along just fine. And you wonder why your side doesn’t have another lane? There are a lot of variables.
It’s as much a sign of spring as April showers and May flowers. It’s zoo traffic, and this time of year, it causes quite a headache across the entire city.
April 4th, the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther Kings’ assassination, doesn’t have to be a day of sad remembrance. Instead, organizers say it’s an opportunity to stand against violence and to further Dr. King’s legacy.
The Harlem Globetrotters are in town this week. And to kick it off, one of the team’s star players walked across the Ben Franklin Bridge in true Globetrotter style.
Biking enthusiasts are wondering why the Delaware River Port Authority decided to remove construction of a ramp on the Camden end of the Ben Franklin Bridge that could accommodate them, as well as the handicapped, from their five-year capital plan.
Police recovered a body that was found floating overnight in the Delaware River in Camden County.
The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell off his boat near the Ben Franklin Bridge late Wednesday evening.
About 80 sailboats from three local clubs will be competing in the event that will take place Saturday on the Delaware river.
Thousands of flights are canceled and public transportation service is suspended throughout the area due to Hurricane Irene.
A suspect has been arrested in connection with two attacks of women on the Ben Franklin Bridge this week.
The weather was perfect for the 39th annual American Cancer Society’s bike-a-thon which began at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge, closing it for slightly more than an hour on Sunday morning.
“Tolls will increase going from $4 per car to $5 and there’ll be a 25-percent increase for all the other vehicles,” John Matheussen, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority says.
Drivers who cross from New Jersey to Pennsylvania on four Philadelphia-area bridges will have to pay a dollar more starting Friday.
The toll jumps from $4 to $5 to use the Walt Whitman, Ben Franklin, Commodore Barry, and Betsy Ross Bridges. The Delaware Memorial Bridge goes from $3 to $4.