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Released: 4/26/2006 

Benjamin Franklin Bridge Walkway Hours Extended

Beginning Monday, May 1, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge walkway will remain open for an extra hour each evening. Weather permitting the south walkway will now be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. The north walkway will be closed due to construction activities. The Delaware River Port Authority is a regional transportation and development agency. DRPA owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross bridges, and the PATCO High Speed Line, the AmeriPort Intermodal Rail Center, the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal at Pier 1 and the RiverLink Ferry.

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