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Walt Whitman Bridge

Delaware River. (credit: Chelsea Karnash)

No Overweight Loads Allowed On Walt Whitman Bridge During Repairs

If you want to haul something heavier than 80,000 pounds over the Walt Whitman Bridge, you won’t get a permit to do so for a while.

06/21/2014

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.)

Highway Officials Clearing Access to Alternative Del. River Bridges as Ben Franklin Project Begins

One obstacle on the Pennsylvania side of the Walt Whitman is about to disappear.

05/22/2014

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Police ID Victim In Fatal Car Accident Near Walt Whitman Bridge

State troopers were forced to break the victim’s car window in order to get him out of the vehicle. Authorities attempted CPR on the male and transported him to Cooper Hospital where he was pronounced dead around 8:00 a.m.

03/17/2014

file photo of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Among U.S. Leaders In Bridges With Red Flags

Pennsylvania is among the nation’s leaders in bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by highway officials as being in need of repair.

09/15/2013

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Fiery Crash Snarls Traffic On I-95 In South Philadelphia

All lanes of Interstate 95 near Broad Street are open after a tractor trailer caught fire, halting traffic along the highway Sunday morning.

05/05/2013

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Walt Whitman Bridge Re-Docking Project Entering Final Phase

Notice something different these days on the Walt Whitman Bridge? Those cattle chutes are gone, a sign that the $140 million re-decking project is entering its final phase.

04/21/2013

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.)

NJ Officials Mark Start Of Unraveling Of Roads

New Jersey’s lieutenant governor and transportation commissioner are heading to Camden County to mark the start of a project intended to untangle one of the area’s most jammed highway interchanges.

03/11/2013

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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Interstate 95 Bridge To Undergo $21.6 Million Repair Project

Night time lane closures are scheduled next week on the busy Interstate 95 corridor in the Philadelphia region as crews begin a $21.6 million bridge repair project.

02/14/2013

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.)

Walt Whitman Bridge Construction Reaches Critical Phase

Commuters have probably noticed that the morning traffic on the Walt Whitman Bridge is backed up a little more than usual. An ongoing redecking project has reached a critical phase.

07/20/2012

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Federal Appeals Court Ruling Allows Dredging Of Delaware River To Continue

A federal appeals court ruling helped keep the Army Corps of Engineers on schedule for the next phase of dredging of the Delaware River to deepen the channel so larger ships can navigate it to Camden and Philadelphia ports.

07/05/2012

(File Photo of Ben Franklin Bridge)

A Lot Goes Into Lane Closures On Ben Franklin Bridge

It’s been gridlock nearly every Friday afternoon in-bound to Philadelphia on the Ben Franklin Bridge this spring. You’re stuck in traffic, and the other side’s moving along just fine. And you wonder why your side doesn’t have another lane? There are a lot of variables.

05/18/2012

Fire Breaks Out At South Philadelphia Recycling Plant

Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out inside a recycling facility in South Philadelphia Thursday morning.

04/19/2012

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Gloucester City Now Home To Largest Rooftop Solar Power Plant In North America

The largest rooftop solar power plant in North America now sits atop two refrigeration buildings along the Delaware River in Gloucester City, New Jersey, in the shadow of the Walt Whitman Bridge.

04/05/2012

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DRPA Comes Under Scrutiny For Millions Earmarked For Economic Development Projects

Triple AAA has chimed in on the battle over how to use more than $29 million in unused economic development money at the Delaware River Port Authority.

11/05/2011

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