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Betsy Ross Bridge

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.)

Highway Officials Clearing Access to Alternative Del. River Bridges as Ben Franklin Project Begins

One obstacle on the Pennsylvania side of the Walt Whitman is about to disappear.

05/22/2014

Interstate 95

PennDOT To Host Open House Meeting About I-95 Improvements

PennDOT will host an open house public meeting on Thursday, October 10th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to present plans to improve I-95 from Wheatsheaf Lane to Levick Street and to extend Adams Avenue in Philadelphia.

10/03/2013

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Fatal Accident On I-95 South In Philadelphia Shuts Down Highway

Interstate 95 southbound was closed near the Betsy Ross Bridge exit due to a fatal accident, involving a car and a tractor trailer.

04/28/2012

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Delaware River Greenway Project Stalled

An important link in the City’s Delaware River front plans, currently held up in a money dispute, might yet bring people back to an area time forgot.

12/21/2011

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Body Pulled From Delaware River

Police recovered a body that was found floating overnight in the Delaware River in Camden County.

10/14/2011

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Transit Nightmare: Irene Snarls Transportation In Philadelphia And South Jersey

Thousands of flights are canceled and public transportation service is suspended throughout the area due to Hurricane Irene.

08/27/2011

Bridge Toll Hike Begins Friday

“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.

06/30/2011

Ben Franklin Bridge

Tolls On Philadelphia-Area Bridges To Be $5 Friday

Drivers who cross from New Jersey to Pennsylvania on four Philadelphia-area bridges will have to pay a dollar more starting Friday.

06/27/2011

Fire at industrial site on Orthodox Street in Bridgesburg (May 25, 2011).

3-Alarm Fire Erupts At Bridesburg Recycling Plant

Philadelphia firefighters battled a smoky, three-alarm blaze that broke out at a recycling plant in the city’s Bridesburg section Wednesday afternoon.

05/25/2011

Ben Franklin Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Delaware River Bridge Tolls Increase July 1st

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.

05/18/2011

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett and other new members of the DRPA are sworn in on Wednesday morning.  Photo by David Madden)

Gov. Corbett, Sworn In At DRPA, Promises Review Of Mission

Corbett, as the board’s new chairman, vowed to keep an open mind on things at the embattled bi-state agency.

03/02/2011

(A December 2010 meeting of the DRPA.  File photo by David Madden)

Remaining DRPA Board Members Rolling With The Changes

Major changes made on the Pennsylvania side of the table at the board of the Delaware River Port Authority are being welcomed by at least one person who sits on the New Jersey side.

03/01/2011

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DRPA Delays Hikes For PATCO Fare, Not Bridge Tolls

Faced with budgetary deadlines and threats of financial repercussions from Wall Street, the Delaware River Port Authority voted Wednesday to allow $1 bridge toll increases to take effect as scheduled next July.

12/15/2010

(The DRPA Board.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

DRPA Board Postpones Decision On Bridge And PATCO Hikes

Commuters hoping for a break on pending toll hikes and PATCO fare increases will just have to wait a while longer for an answer.

12/08/2010

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