Commodore Barry Bridge
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.
In preparation for the upcoming redecking of the Walt Whitman Bridge, four existing gantries need to be removed. As a result, there will be intermittent closures of the bridge beginning Monday, February 28th at 8:00 p.m.
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.