Bridges

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Repairs to America’s Oldest Stone Bridge Begin in Northeast Philly

Did you know that the country’s oldest continually operating stone bridge is located right here in Philadelphia? Built by hand in 1697, the Frankford Avenue […]

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Anti-Religious Group Fighting Proposed Villanova Bridge

Last month Radnor Township approved a new pedestrian bridge over Lancaster Avenue that Villanova wants to build. The bridge design has proven controversial due to […]

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Controversy Over Crosses on Proposed Villanova Bridge

Radnor Township last night approved a controversial pedestrian bridge planned for Villanova’s campus. At first, it seems like there’s no reason for the bridge to […]

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I-676 to Close at Night Next Week for Construction

Starting next Monday, both directions of Interstate 676 will close at night for bridge construction. Between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., drivers will not be […]

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Report: 20 Percent of Pa. Bridges Are Structurally Deficient

About 20 percent of bridges in Pennsylvania are structurally deficient, according to a new report from The American Road & Transportation Builders Association. 

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Here’s What’s Happening With the Delaware River Bridge

The Delaware River Bridge will remain closed for at least two weeks – and possibly much longer – as officials and experts scramble to determine the cause […]

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Bridge Inspections to Cause Slowdowns on Philly Roads Starting Next Week

If you’re driving during the middle of the day in and around Philadelphia between February 16th and February 25th, be prepared to slow down at […]

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Falls Bridge Will Close For Emergency Repairs in February

Motorists who use the Falls Bridge will need to scope out detour routes for the month of February, when the bridge will be closed for […]

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Pennsylvania Selling 11 Bridges for as Little as $1

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but I’ve got a bridge to sell you. Okay, not me. But the state of Pennsylvania has […]

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Work on Shuttered I-495 Bridge ‘Rapidly Moving Ahead’

  The Delaware Department of Transportation released an optimistic update on the repair effort for the closed I-495 bridge. Saying it was “rapidly moving ahead,” […]

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I-495 Bridge Closed Indefinitely Due to Tilting Support Columns

If you drive through the first state for work, your commute just got a bit worse. Okay, a lot worse. Philly.com reports a bridge on […]

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Report: Pennsylvania’s Bridges Are Worst in Nation

A report released Thursday from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association names Pennsylvania’s bridges the worst in the nation. ARTBA — the country’s largest […]