Commodore Barry Bridge
This week in 1969, KYW was reporting the start of construction on the Commodore Barry Bridge.
The Commodore Barry Bridge is in line for a major makeover beginning next year if the Delaware River Port Authority approves a contract this week that would begin the five-year project.
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.
A tractor trailer fire snarled traffic on I-295 in Delaware Friday afternoon.
The late season winter storm and the strong winds that are accompanying it are impacting travel on area bridges.
A portion of I-95 South in Chester Township was reopened after being briefly closed due to an accident.
All eastbound lanes of the Commodore Barry Bridge are reopened after they were shut down for almost two hours following a crash Sunday night.
The Route 322 bypass around Mullica Hill is expected to ease traffic congestion in the town, and a whole lot more.
Thousands of flights are canceled and public transportation service is suspended throughout the area due to Hurricane Irene.
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.
PennDOT has closed the I-95 Southbound ramp from the Commodore Barry Bridge due to poor conditions believed to be caused by the heat.
“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.
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.