Betsy Ross Bridge
One obstacle on the Pennsylvania side of the Walt Whitman is about to disappear.
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.
Interstate 95 southbound was closed near the Betsy Ross Bridge exit due to a fatal accident, involving a car and a tractor trailer.
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.
Police recovered a body that was found floating overnight in the Delaware River in Camden County.
Thousands of flights are canceled and public transportation service is suspended throughout the area due to Hurricane Irene.
“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.
Philadelphia firefighters battled a smoky, three-alarm blaze that broke out at a recycling plant in the city’s Bridesburg section Wednesday afternoon.
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.
Corbett, as the board’s new chairman, vowed to keep an open mind on things at the embattled bi-state agency.
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.
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.
Commuters hoping for a break on pending toll hikes and PATCO fare increases will just have to wait a while longer for an answer.