Betsy Ross Bridge
The Betsy Ross Bridge is a continuous steel truss bridge across the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and to Pennsauken, New Jersey.
- Connects: Philadelphia to Pennsauken, NJ
- Initial Investment: $102.3 million
- Began Construction: June 12, 1969
- Opened to Traffic: April 30, 1976
- 2017 Two Way Traffic: 14.0 million vehicles
- 2017 Toll Revenue: $45.7 million
- Number of Lanes: 6
- Modes of Transportation: 1. The bridge provides vehicular lanes only.
- Width: 90' travel lanes (curb to curb)
- Length: 8,485' (abutment to abutment)
- Navigable channel width: 400'
- Navigable channel depth: 40'
- Structural steel weight: 29,325 tons
- Foundation type: Piles (main piers), and piles (approach piers)
- Type of connection: Weld (shop) and bolt (field)
- Roadway surface: Asphalt
- Type of paint: Urethane Alkyd
Monday through Friday
• Minimum of 2 lanes in each direction