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Released: 7/11/2011 

The DRPA Is On The Air

With the redecking of the main span of the Walt Whitman Bridge now in progress, the Delaware River Port Authority has reactivated the Walt Whitman Bridge Travelers Information Radio,  WPBN, which can be heard on 530AM.

DRPA CEO, John J. Matheussen, says “with permanent lane closing scheduled to begin later this summer and continue for the next three years, this traffic advisory radio station will give our customers vital information and construction updates.  The radio station along with the website and our email subscription programs should keep the public informed during every phase of the project.”  In addition, those who are interested can sign up to receive E-News and E-Alerts by going to

Director of Corporate Communications, Ed Kasuba, adds “530AM will also provide construction updates for the Ben Franklin Bridge and other information to those who cross a DRPA Bridge or ride PATCO.”

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 DRPA also owns the RiverLink Ferry.

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