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Released: 8/12/2008 

Ben Franklin Bridge 5th Street Vehicular Tunnel Closed August 14

On Thursday, August 14, 2008, the 5th street vehicular tunnel under the Ben Franklin Bridge approach in Philadelphia will be closed for one day.  The closure is needed because of the Biennial Inspection of the Ben Franklin Bridge.

The Delaware River Port Authority is a regional transportation agency. DRPA owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross Bridges, and PATCO, the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal and the RiverLink Ferry.

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