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The school bus is on the far right lane of the Eastbound Walt Whitman. Police haven’t commented on a connection between the bus and the reports of shots fired overnight.
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Tim Jimenez
July 22, 2019 - 6:25 am
UPDATED: 2:15 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 17-year-old boy suspected of stealing a $60,000 school bus was shot in a confrontation with Delaware River Port Authority officers on the Walt Whitman Bridge early Monday morning. The teenager is in the hospital in stable condition...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
March 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Long term alleged toll evaders on the four Delaware River Port Authority bridges are being hauled into court in an effort to get them to pay up. The 12 individuals facing charges are involved with trucking companies. READ: DRPA teams up with Camden school to get kids...
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Mastery East Camden Charter School Principal Meaghann Lawson engages with students during a presentation on engineering as a career path.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A charter school in Camden is teaming up with the Delaware River Port Authority to get students excited about engineering and transportation as a career path. Some 60 eighth-graders at Mastery East Camden Charter School will take part in a program dubbed "Bridges to...
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PATCO is giving facelifts this year to its three most-used stations.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — This year, PATCO is giving facelifts to its three most-used stations. The design phase is just about finished for the improvements to the Lindenwold, Woodcrest and Ferry Avenue stations. Delaware River Port Authority's chief engineer Michael Venuto says they're cosmetic...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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David Madden
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you take one of the four Delaware River Port Authority bridges into or out of town, there's some good news to start off your work week. Officials don’t expect to seek a toll increase for quite a while. The newly passed $301 million operating budget helps keep costs...
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DRPA Mural 1
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Kimberly Adams
November 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you walk or drive thru the 5th Street tunnels in Philadelphia you'll see something new. The landscape just got a little prettier. "It's beautiful." A woman from New York marveled Saturday as she took in one of two murals in the tunnels at 5th and Race Streets,...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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Mike DeNardo
September 24, 2018 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Monday morning commute into Philadelphia over the Ben Franklin Bridge was a tough one. The Delaware River Port Authority says: Blame the weather. During the westbound morning jam, only two lanes were open instead of the usual four. Last weekend was the second of...
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A new yellow sign with the truck rollover symbol was installed on the westbound Ben Franklin Bridge.
Steve Butler/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new sign warns speeding truckers of the danger of rolling over on the Philly side of the Ben Franklin Bridge. But one trucker didn't get the message. The new, larger yellow overhead sign with the truck-rollover symbol was installed on the westbound side of the...
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A rendering from one of the contestants.
Photo provided by Brad Carney
Shara Dae Howard
April 09, 2018 - 10:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A new collaboration between the Delaware River Port Authority and the Mural Arts of Philadelphia is bringing local artists together to help brighten two popular Philadelphia tunnels. The DRPA Mural Competition focuses on two mural projects to be commissioned for the...
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