PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Ben Franklin Bridge has reopened in both directions after being closed briefly Tuesday evening due to protests and police activity in Philadelphia, the Delaware River Port Authority announced. DRPA says all westbound traffic into the city will be diverted to I-95.
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The Ben Franklin Bridge has reopened in both directions.READ MORE: Restaurant Workers In High Demand In Philadelphia, Nationwide
All westbound traffic continues to be diverted to 95 N/S until further notice. pic.twitter.com/nhiryp7TuC
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A large but peaceful group of protesters is marching through Center City Tuesday.
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Philadelphia’s curfew will go into effect at 8:30 p.m. and last until 6 a.m. Wednesday.