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Released: 10/6/2006 

Travel Alert - Benjamin Franklin Bridge 5th Street Vehicular Tunnel Closed For Repairs

On Tuesday, October 10, the 5th Street Vehicular Tunnel under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia closed until Friday, October 13, for graffiti removal and preventive maintenance repairs. Detour signs will direct motorists to alternative routes. The 5th Street Vehicular Tunnel runs between Race and Callowhill streets. For updated travel information visit our website at For future information on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge or any of DRPA's facilities, please sign up for DRPA's Email Notification program at 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, the PATCO High Speed Line, the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal at Pier 1 and the RiverLink Ferry.

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