Ben Franklin Bridge

Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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KYW Staff
May 06, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Cash tolls will resume next week on Delaware River Port Authority bridges. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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David Madden
January 07, 2020 - 5:07 pm
The Delaware River Port Authority has some good news for drivers who use its four bridges: A no-toll-hike pledge is being extended for an extra year. Read more here.
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Ghost Ship
Biangle Studio
Hadas Kuznits
October 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
"Ghost Ship" debuts Friday in the Delaware River underneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, illustrating a 90-foot, three-dimensional light and water art installation that highlights the history of Philadelphia's waterfront. Check out the installation here.
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The Ben Franklin Bridge just became a lot more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists.
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Paul Kurtz
June 04, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Ben Franklin Bridge just became a lot more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists. Funny how a simple ramp can become a game changer. "It opens up a whole new world, it really does," said John Boyle with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. "People with...
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Local artists Brad Carney (left) and Melissa Mandel (right), along with student volunteers, paint a smaller version of the mural before they will paint the pedestrian and vehicular tunnels along Fifth Street under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 09, 2018 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Benjamin Franklin Bridge is getting a makeover — but you have to go underground to see it. Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Delaware River Port Authority have partnered together to create murals along Fifth Street in the pedestrian and vehicular tunnels . Local...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge repairs
Delaware River Port Authority
David Madden
April 19, 2018 - 12:45 pm
CAMDEN, N. J. (KYW Newsradio) -- Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) officials re-inspected work done on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge after emergency repairs were made last month on a critical support brace. Crews discovered a bigger problem during a routine inspection, which is done every two...
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