Commuters: Bridge work forces lane closures, get schedule here
The Benjamin Franklin Bridge is the only bridge spanning the Delaware River bicyclists can actually ride across. (Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro).
Attention bridge commuters. Lots of bridge work is being done this week on the four Delaware River Port Authority bridges. Here's a list of scheduled lane restrictions starting tomorrow.
Walt Whitman Bridge
Closed to all traffic in both directions Tuesday, Aug. 27 and Wednesday, Aug. 28 from midnight to 4 a.m.
Lanes and ramps leading up to the bridge will start closing at 11 p.m. both nights.
Bridge speed limit remains at 35 mph until construction ends later this year.
From Monday, Aug. 26 to Friday, Aug. 30, a maximum of four lates will be open into the city and two into New Jersey from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. A maximum of two lanes will be open in each direction from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. From 2 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning, a minimum of two lanes will be open in each direction – except on Tuesday and Wednesday from midnight until 4 a.m., when the bridge will be closed to all traffic in both directions.
Commodore Barry Bridge
From 9 a.m. Monday to 3 p.m. Friday, one lane into Pennsylvania will be closed to traffic.
Ben Franklin Bridge
Four lanes into Philadelphia and three lanes into Camden will be open to traffic from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Three lanes into Philadelphia and four lanes into Camden will be open to traffic from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
On Tuesday, three lanes into Philadelphia and two lanes into Camden will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
On Wednesday and Thursday, two lanes into Philadelphia and three lanes into Camden will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.