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(The White Horse Road Bridge, in Lindenwold, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Lindenwold’s White Horse Road Bridge Closed As Emergency Repairs Planned

Officials closed the White Horse Road bridge near Route 30 after inspectors noted a pair of failed girders under the span caused the road to dip more than it should.

06/26/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

PATCO Ridership Down; Officials Blame Harsh Winter, Track Construction

Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says ridership on PATCO trains is down more than six percent over last year.

06/20/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Service Resumes After PATCO Train Stuck On Ben Franklin Bridge

A PATCO train was stuck on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge for about 40 minutes Tuesday night.

06/10/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Service Across Ben Franklin Bridge To Be Temporarily Suspended

All PATCO service across the Ben Franklin Bridge will be suspended starting at midnight Saturday.

06/07/2014

(Crews install a safety platform under the Ben Franklin Bridge ahead of construction work.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Shutdown Of PATCO Train Track Across Ben Franklin Bridge Begins Friday!

Riders who have dealt with the headache on Fridays and weekends since February will now have them 24/7, through the end of July.

05/29/2014

file photo of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Getty Images)

Rough Summer Ahead For Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey

Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/27/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey Face Rough Summer

Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.

05/25/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Fire Rips Through Vacant Burlington County Warehouse, Suspends Rail Service

Crews battled a two-alarm fire that broke out Saturday evening at a vacant warehouse in Delanco, Burlington County.

05/24/2014

(A DRPA board meeting.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Takes Up, Gingerly, Thoughts of Having Septa Run Patco Line

The idea of Septa running Patco is a concept that’s closer to the “floating the idea” stage than anything definitive.

05/22/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Patco Admits Little Success So Far in Booking Shuttle Buses During BFB Rail Replacement

The summer will be critical, as trains will be placed on a single track across the Ben Franklin Bridge for two months, beginning just after Memorial Day.

05/09/2014

Businesses and apartment buildings near the Ben Franklin Bridge will soon deal with noisy construction work. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PATCO Warns Camden, Old City Residents: Construction Will Be Noisy

Letters are going out to residents and business owners in Old City and Camden warning them it’s going to be noisy.

05/09/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Officials To Discuss Delays, Construction At Town Hall Meeting

The DRPA is holding its second of three town-hall meetings, this one tonight in Collingswood, to discuss delays caused by construction on the PATCO line over the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/08/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Car Hits, Kills Deer That Wandered Onto Benjamin Franklin Bridge

A deer somehow found its way onto the Philadelphia side of the busy Benjamin Franklin Bridge, where it made its way to the train tracks on the span before running into traffic and being killed by a car.

04/30/2014

DRPA CEO John Hanson (L) with DRPA Board Chair Jim Cawley. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PATCO Accelerates Plans To Upgrade Train Platform Information Signs

There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.

04/16/2014

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO’s Website For Mobile Phones Has Been Upgraded

PATCO riders have a new way to follow their train schedules on the go.

04/13/2014

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