PROJECTS

Unprecedented Investment in Our Future

The Authority currently has $810.3 million in on-going capital projects in order to maintain, improve and upgrade our four bridges and PATCO transit line.

$810 Million Five-Year Capital Program Summary
2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 TOTAL
Benjamin Franklin Bridge $33,134,000 $39,991,000 $41,223,000 $54,270,000 $55,500,000 $224,118,000
Walt Whitman Bridge $37,634,000 $52,875,000 $32,000,000 $16,900,000 $500,000 $139,909,000
Commodore Barry Bridge $27,828,000 $31,300,000 $23,000,000 $6,000 $0 $88,128,000
Betsy Ross Bridge $16,341,000 $27,243,000 $20,800,000 $18,700,000 $14,000 $97,084,000
Mulit-Bridges or All Facilities $4,564,000 $4,800,000 $7,800,000 $12,200,000 $11,600,000 $40,964,000
Facility Security $358,000 $200,000 $0 $500,000 $10,000 $11,058,000
DRPA Other $1,917,000 $1,600,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $3,767,000
PATCO $35,961,000 $41,807,000 $36,450,000 $24,380,000 $22,630,000 $161,228,000
Technology $31,727,000 $1,525,000 $150,000 $0 $0 $33,402,000
All Schedules $10,633,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,633,000
Total Capital Program: $200,097,000 $201,341,000 $161,673,000 $132,950,000 $114,230,000 $810,291,000

Featured Projects


Ben Franklin Bridge Suspension Span & Anchorage Rehabilitation

$216.9M | Currently in progess
A project to dehumidificate the main suspension cables, steel repairs, rehabilitation of the walkways and more.
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Walt Whitman Bridge Corridor Rehabilitation at I-76

$74.0M | Currently in progess
A project to rehabilitate nearly two miles of I-76 before the bridge in South Philly.
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SOLAR ENERGY
GENERATION

$0 | Design phase
More than 50% of the total electricity consumption for DRPA and PATCO will be provided through solar energy.
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FRANKLIN SQUARE STATION REOPENING

$29.3M | Design phase
Project allows the PATCO station to become fully functional and in-line with the existing stations.
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COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE
PAINTING

$84.4M | Currently in progess
A multi-phase project to de-lead and repaint the bridge, approaches and more.
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BETSY ROSS BRIDGE
PAINTING

$77.0M | Currently in progess
A multi-phase project to blast clean and paint the entire bridge structure.
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PATCO Elevator Installations

$37.8M | Currently in progess
A multi-phase project to install elevators in all PATCO stations.
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PATCO Station Enhancements

$6.0M | Currently in progess
A project to enhance and improve PATCO's Lindenwold, Woodcrest and Ferry Avenue stations.
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Completed Projects


WALT WHITMAN BRIDGE PAINTING

$73.4M | Completed
A project to blast clean and paint the towers, suspension spans and more.
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LINDENWOLD YARD REHAB

$45.4M | Completed
The project will upgrade the condition of approximately 25,000 linear feet of track, 49 switches and more.
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WALKWAY BIKE & PEDESTRIAN RAMP

$10.5M | Completed
A project to improve accessibility and a better transportation experience for pedestrians & cyclists.
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BEN FRANKLIN BRIDGE
TRACK Rehabilitation

$103M | Completed
A project to replace the entire PATCO track system on the bridge.
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PATCO Woodcrest Station
Parking Lot Rehabilitation

$6.1M | Completed
A seven phase project to completely rehabilitate a 25-acre parking lot at Woodcrest Station.
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5TH STREET pedestrian & vehicular TUNNEL MURALS

$119K | Completed
Using art to craft a better transportation experience for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists alike.
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