PROJECTS

Unprecedented Investment in Our Future

The Authority currently has $738.9 million in on-going capital projects in order to maintain, improve and upgrade our four bridges and PATCO transit line.

Five-Year Capital Program Summary
2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 TOTAL
Benjamin Franklin Bridge $55,116,000 $44,860,000 $44,450,000 $39,000,000 $31,225,000 $214,651,000
Walt Whitman Bridge $8,294,000 $4,625,000 $15,500,000 $17,050,000 $14,700,000 60,169,000
Commodore Barry Bridge $21,852,000 $24,000,000 $25,500,000 $25,500,000 $25,000,000 $121,852,000
Betsy Ross Bridge $828,000 $10,350,000 $22,100,000 $26,800,000 $26,200,000 $86,278,000
Multi-Bridges or All Facilities $5,525,000 $10,200,000 $9,700,000 $6,800,000 $2,000,000 $34,225,000
Facility Security $1,645,000 $1,950,000 $2,125,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $11,720,000
DRPA Other $1,681,000 $1,000,000 $1,700,000 $0 $0 $4,381,000
PATCO $32,108,000 $39,370,000 $42,583,000 $37,981,000 $36,890,000 $188,932,000
Technology $10,825,000 $375,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $11,450,000
All Schedules $5,289 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,289
Total Capital Program: $143,163,000 $136,730,000 $163,908,000 $155,631,000 $139,515,000 $738,947,000

Featured Projects


Ben Franklin Bridge Suspension Span & Anchorage Rehabilitation

$216.9M | Currently in progress
A project to dehumidificate the main suspension cables, steel repairs, rehabilitation of the walkways and more.
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SOLAR ENERGY
GENERATION

$0 | Currently in progress
More than 50% of the total electricity consumption for DRPA and PATCO will be provided through solar energy.
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FRANKLIN SQUARE STATION REOPENING

$29.3M | Design phase
Project allows the PATCO station to become fully functional and in-line with the existing stations.
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WALT WHITMAN BRIDGE MAIN CABLE INVESTIGATION AND DEHUMIDIFICATION

$9.7M | Currently in progress
Investigation of the interior conditions of the main suspension cables, design a dehumidification system, and load rating analyses for the suspended spans.
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COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE STRUCTURAL REHABILITATION

$19.3M | Currently in progress
Rehabilitation of the Commodore Barry Bridge substructures to extend their useful life.
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COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE
PAINTING

$84.4M | Currently in progress
A multi-phase project to de-lead and repaint the bridge, approaches and more.
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BETSY ROSS BRIDGE
PAINTING

$77.0M | Currently in progress
A multi-phase project to blast clean and paint the entire bridge structure.
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PATCO Elevator Installations

$37.8M | Currently in progress
A multi-phase project to install elevators in all PATCO stations.
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PATCO Station Enhancements

$6.0M | Currently in progress
A project to enhance and improve PATCO's Lindenwold, Woodcrest and Ferry Avenue stations.
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Completed Projects


Walt Whitman Bridge Corridor Rehabilitation at I-76

$74.0M | Completed
A project to rehabilitate nearly two miles of I-76 before the bridge in South Philly.
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WALT WHITMAN BRIDGE PAINTING

$73.4M | Completed
A project to blast clean and paint the towers, suspension spans and more.
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LINDENWOLD YARD REHAB

$45.4M | Completed
The project will upgrade the condition of approximately 25,000 linear feet of track, 49 switches and more.
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WALKWAY BIKE & PEDESTRIAN RAMP

$10.5M | Completed
A project to improve accessibility and a better transportation experience for pedestrians & cyclists.
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BEN FRANKLIN BRIDGE
TRACK Rehabilitation

$103M | Completed
A project to replace the entire PATCO track system on the bridge.
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PATCO Woodcrest Station
Parking Lot Rehabilitation

$6.1M | Completed
A seven phase project to completely rehabilitate a 25-acre parking lot at Woodcrest Station.
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5TH STREET pedestrian & vehicular TUNNEL MURALS

$119K | Completed
Using art to craft a better transportation experience for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists alike.
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