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Ben Franklin Bridge

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

PATCO Changes Repair Schedule To Ease High Speed Line Delays

Officials are changing their plans for delaying service over the Ben Franklin Bridge as track replacement work goes on. Those changes take effect today.

03/21/2014

(BOY, YOU'RE GONNA CARRY THAT WEIGHT.  Currently, bicyclists crossing the Ben Franklin Bridge must carry their bikes up or down a three-story staircase at the Camden end.  A ramp is planned.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Ramp To Replace Stairs For Ben Franklin Bridge Pedestrians and Cyclists

Nowadays, if you take your bike across the south walkway of the Ben Franklin bridge, you’ll have to carry it up or down about three flights of stairs at the Camden end.

11/16/2013

(Drivers encounter this sign after one that says, "Welcome to the Ben Franklin Bridge."  Credit: DRPA)

New DRPA Bridge Signs Leave Some Drivers Smiling, Others Wondering

Officials say they’re signs of appreciation.

11/08/2013

(credit: CBS3)

UPDATE: Admiral Wilson Boulevard Reopens Following Car Fire

Crews are on the scene of a car fire on the Admiral Wilson Boulevard near Pennsauken.

11/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

Thousands Take Part In Annual “Run The Bridge” Event

It’s one of the largest 10k races in the tri-state area and it’s all for a good cause.

11/03/2013

file photo of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Among U.S. Leaders In Bridges With Red Flags

Pennsylvania is among the nation’s leaders in bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by highway officials as being in need of repair.

09/15/2013

cyclists bike along the Ben Franklin Bridge.

Hundreds Of Cyclists Take Part In 41st Annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon

Several hundred riders took part in the 41st annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon on Sunday which began in Philadelphia and finished 65 miles away in Buena Vista, New Jersey.

07/14/2013

Ben Frankin Bridge Overturned Vehicle

Rush Hour Traffic Halted On WB Lanes Of Ben Franklin Bridge After Vehicle Overturns

Crews are on the scene of an overturned car on the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/30/2013

(A vacant lot in Old City, left, where owner Jeffrey Brown wants to build a high-rise that exceeds Old City height rules.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Phila. Lawmakers Move Old City Zoning Changes Forward

A City Council committee has agreed to relax zoning restrictions in a portion of Old City near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

05/14/2013

Floribert Nava (credit: Cape May County Correctional Facility)

Juvenile Driver Escapes Kidnapping By Crashing Into Police Car On The Ben Franklin Bridge

A juvenile driver, forced to drive from Wildwood to Philadelphia, escaped by crashing into a police car on the Ben Franklin Bridge on Friday morning.

03/26/2013

Ben Franklin Bridge File Photo

Piece Of Camden Waterfront Cleared For Sale

State Senator Donald Norcross, who pushed the plan, says there’s a lot of developer interest in the property.

02/08/2013

Ben Franklin Bridge File Photo

Plan In Place To Make Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway More User-Friendly

There’s been a lot of talk about a new ramp for pedestrians and bicyclists to access the Ben Franklin Bridge and now theDRPA is designing one.

10/21/2012

Camden City Hall

Crosses For Murder Victims Surface At Camden City Hall

Some five dozen crosses have surfaced in front of Camden City Hall and on the city’s approach to the Ben Franklin Bridge as part of a three month long demonstration by a group of community activists.

10/06/2012

Flugtag

Flugtag, Or Flying Day, Takes Place On Delaware River

Thousands are expected to line the Delaware River to watch a Flugtag competition Saturday.

09/15/2012

Photo Credit: penntreatypark.org

Top Spots For A Picnic In Philadelphia

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.

06/09/2012

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