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Cyclists, Rejoice: The Ben Franklin Bridge Is Getting a Major Upgrade

It’s been a good couple of years for pedestrian-and-bike bridges and walkways around these parts: We got the Manayunk Bridge, then Sullivan’s Bridge, both of which […]

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OPINION: The Ben Franklin Bridge Climbers and the Pursuit of “Art”

Two young men dressed all in black climbed to the top of the Ben Franklin Bridge last week, and the people down below wanted to […]

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Police Arrest Climbers on Top of Ben Franklin Bridge

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Police conducted a high-altitude arrest early this morning after two people climbed on top of […]

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The Ben Franklin Bridge Will Glow Rainbow for Orlando Victims

#BenFranklinBridge to pay tribute to Orlando victims & their families. https://t.co/XPzOjzrp6L #OrlandoUnited pic.twitter.com/xHar4JJVK5 — DRPA (@DRPA_PAandNJ) June 14, 2016 The Ben Franklin Bridge will light […]

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Old City Residents Pick Their Priorities for 2026

What neighborhood improvements should the Old City District invest its energies in first? The OCD invited neighborhood residents to answer this question as it pertained to […]

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Listen Up, Runners: The Bridge Run Training Program and Happy Hour Is Back!

If you’re training for Broad Street, here’s a fun (and scenic!) weekly activity to add to your training routine: The Bridge Running and Happy Hour […]

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So Awesome: Sunrise Run Over the Ben Franklin Bridge This Weekend

Prepare yourself for a killer Instagram opportunity: This weekend, a group of local runners and athletes are gathering for the second annual (I had no idea […]

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Runners and Cyclists Owned the Car-Free Ben Franklin Bridge This Weekend

In case you missed it, this past weekend, Ben Franklin Bridge turned into a scene from The Walking Dead (minus the zombies, thank goodness). There […]

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Will the Ben Franklin Bridge Close or Not During the Pope’s Visit?

The gist: Will the authorities shut down the Ben Franklin Bridge for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September? Last month, a consultant for the World Meeting […]

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Ben Franklin Bridge Lane Closures Expected Into August

The commute across the Ben Franklin will be more difficult this summer. This morning, only three lanes were open going into Philadelphia from Camden, and […]

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Anticipated Pedestrian and Bike Ramp for Ben Franklin Bridge Gets More Funding

Across the river, Camden County is closer to getting more user friendly access to the Ben Franklin Bridge. According to Jim Saksa at PlanPhilly, the […]

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The Bridge Run Training Program and Happy Hour Is Back!

I’m sure you already know this because you’ve gone ahead and planned your entire month around our March Fitness Calendar. But in case you were remiss […]

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Accident Snarls Ben Franklin Bridge, Center City Traffic

Better watch out on your way home: #TRAFFIC #ALERT: Tractor-Trailer Overturns Near Ben Franklin Bridge: http://t.co/MwsIDTJF10 pic.twitter.com/vcRgm3W4z6 — KYW Newsradio (@KYWNewsradio) July 23, 2014

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New Jersey/Center City Commute to Be Hellish All Summer

Commute between Center City Philadelphia and New Jersey? Starting next week, your trip over the Ben Franklin Bridge is going to suck, reports KYW 1060’s Mike […]

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A Deer Ran from Center City to the Ben Franklin Bridge and Was Killed

Early Wednesday morning, there were reports (okay, tweets) of a deer in Center City. This is the first report I can find of it, at […]