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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
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Mike DeNardo
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
The school district started classes on Tuesday, but construction delays have pushed the start of school at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School to Friday.
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John McDevitt
September 01, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owners of the Oxford Valley Mall in Bucks County want to redevelop the 190-acre property into a mixed-use space for retail, restaurants and residential use. But before that can happen, the district needs to be rezoned. Simon Property Group, which owns the Oxford...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — So you drive through the ongoing 42-295 construction project in Camden County and wonder how’s it going? The work started six years ago and they’re about halfway done, according to Steve Schapiro at the New Jersey Department of Transportation. In fact, they’re in the...
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New upgrade for Franklin Square Fountain has been unveiled.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 31, 2019 - 3:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A newly upgraded fountain in Franklin Square was unveiled Wednesday, and it took three years to complete. “In 1837, City Council passed a resolution calling for, 'a fountain of grand proportions,'" explained Amy Needle, executive director of Historic Philadelphia. She...
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Andrew Kramer
July 25, 2019 - 4:13 pm
AVALON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Townsends Inlet Bridge was reopened Thursday night several days ahead of schedule. It was originally planned to open on July 30 . The closure of the bridge, which connects Sea Isle and Avalon, has been an inconvenience for drivers since it closed in September 2018 for...
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A busy ramp from Southbound I-95 to Girard Avenue will be shut down at 8 p.m. Tuesday night and will remain so for two years while PennDOT crews reconstruct a mile long stretch of the southbound viaduct between Port Richmond to Fishtown.
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John McDevitt
July 23, 2019 - 7:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A busy ramp from southbound I-95 to Girard Avenue will be shut down Tuesday night and will remain so for two years while PennDOT crews reconstruct a mile-long stretch of the southbound viaduct between Port Richmond to Fishtown. PennDOT reconstructed the northbound...
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Townsend’s Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City, New Jersey at sunset with the drawbridge up for boats to pass below.
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Mike DeNardo
July 17, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly a year of inconvenience for Jersey Shore drivers may soon be coming to an end. Authorities say construction on the Townsends Inlet Bridge is almost finished. Closed for reconstruction since last September, the bridge linking Avalon and Sea Isle City is on track...
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Nicole Westerman
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Pat Loeb
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key piece of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's vision for renovating city parks, recreation centers and libraries will fall into place this week when city officials unveil apprenticeship programs aimed at providing union jobs for people who have, historically, had a...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
July 08, 2019 - 8:09 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A period of construction on a section of northbound I-295 this week, between Rte. 1 and the Scudder Falls Bridge, could cause a messy commute for many. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission put out this severe traffic warning, which runs through Wednesday...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2019 - 11:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The board of the School District of Philadelphia has voted to give Drexel University $7 million toward the construction of a new home for two Philly schools. Drexel approached the board two weeks ago, asking for a $7 million contribution to start construction on a...
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