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TAKE THE BACK ROADS:  It may be more miles, but you might enjoy the view and save lots of time avoiding traffic jams.   File photo of Chester County by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Summertime Getaway Routes

The recent closing of the Interstate 495 bridge and the resultant overload on I-95 have frustrated the summer crowd heading for popular destinations on the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware seashore. Here are alternatives.

06/12/2014

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Tractor Trailer Carrying Cotton Catches Fire On I-295 In Delaware

A tractor trailer fire snarled traffic on I-295 in Delaware Friday afternoon.

07/26/2013

Commodore Barry Bridge (credit: Oren Liebermann)

Storm Causes Transportation Issues Throughout Delaware Valley

The late season winter storm and the strong winds that are accompanying it are impacting travel on area bridges.

03/06/2013

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UPDATE: I-95 Southbound Reopened After 2 Vehicle Accident

A portion of I-95 South in Chester Township was reopened after being briefly closed due to an accident.

09/18/2012

Eastbound Lanes Of Commodore Barry Bridge Reopen Following Fuel Spill

All eastbound lanes of the Commodore Barry Bridge are reopened after they were shut down for almost two hours following a crash Sunday night.

03/11/2012

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Long-Sought Route 322 Bypass Gets Grand Opening In Gloucester County, NJ

The Route 322 bypass around Mullica Hill is expected to ease traffic congestion in the town, and a whole lot more.

01/11/2012

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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

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Commodore Barry Bridge Ramp Buckles, Repairs Under Way

A ramp to connecting a well-traveled Philadelphia-area bridge to Interstate 95 is closed while workers repair damage apparently caused by blistering high temperatures.

07/19/2011

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Heat To Blame For I-95 Buckle Near Commodore Barry Bridge

PennDOT has closed the I-95 Southbound ramp from the Commodore Barry Bridge due to poor conditions believed to be caused by the heat.

07/18/2011

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

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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

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

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Body Found In Bag In Chester Identified

Authorities in Delaware County have identified the body of a man found bound and gagged near the foot of the Commodore Barry Bridge, and they say he was beaten to death.

04/23/2011

(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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