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Released: 4/25/2008 

Ben Franklin Bridge Goes Red, White And Blue For 76ers Playoffs

The Ben Franklin Bridge will be arrayed in decorative Red, White and Blue lighting on Friday 4/25 and Sunday 4/27 to celebrate the Philadelphia 76ers entry into the NBA playoffs. The Sixers have been out of the playoffs since 2005.

The Sixers are playing the Detroit Pistons, the same team which knocked the locals out of the playoffs four games to one in 2005. The 76ers have home games on Friday and Sunday with both games starting at 7pm.

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, PATCO, the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal and the RiverLink Ferry.

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