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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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Scaffolding buckled in University City.
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Shara Dae Howard
June 17, 2019 - 1:25 pm
UPDATED: 2:10 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rescue crews were on the scene of a scaffolding collapse in University City Monday. Police say just after 12:30 p.m. at 34th and Walnut streets, the scaffolding from a work site buckled and snapped in two, trapping two workers. Two men were left...
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Construction is underway on the first phase of a major expansion at Central High School.
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Mike DeNardo
June 04, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction is underway on the first phase of a major expansion at Central High School. They gathered with shovels for a dirt-tossing photo op at Central High School, but in reality, the construction behind them had been going on for three weeks. It's the start of 14...
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Construction workers build new housing.
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May 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes. The Commerce Department said Thursday that homebuilding rose 5.7% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million. But housing starts fell 2.5% from a year earlier, suggesting that would...
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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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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED 1 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction on a bridge that connects the Jersey Shore towns of Sea Isle City and Avalon won't be finished by Memorial Day, as the summer season opens up. The Townsends Inlet Bridge has been under construction since September. But a problem popped up...
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