Ben Franklin Bridge

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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David Madden
December 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) – Seventeen years ago, it was viewed as a linchpin in Camden’s rebirth. This week, crews will begin tearing down Campbell’s Field. The 6,400 seat stadium, in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge, played host to the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League. The team...
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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.
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
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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