Walt Whitman Bridge

Celebrating 60 Years!


On May 15, 1957, New Jersey Governor Robert B. Meyner and Pennsylvania Auditor General Charles C. Smith dedicate and open the Walt Whitman Bridge. Within two decades, the bridge will have a major impact on the Delaware Valley, facilitating the success of commercial projects (the Philadelphia Food Distribution Center), sports and performance venues (Sports Complex), and New Jersey highways (the Atlantic City Expressway and the Black Horse Pike).


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