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Released: 7/6/2010 

Ben Franklin Bridge to Close Sunday, July 11, from 6:30am to 7:45am For American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon

The 38th Annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon takes place on Sunday, July 11.  The 66 mile ride starts at the Ben Franklin Bridge and ends at the Buena Vista Camping Park in Cumberland County.  Shorter rides start at Cherry Hill High School East and Hammonton Lake Park in Hammonton.  All money raised from the Bike-A-Thon benefits cancer research. 

The Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic on July 11 from 6:30AM until 7:45AM for the Bike-A-Thon. PATCO trains will not be affected.  For updated train schedule information, please visit

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 owns the RiverLink Ferry.

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