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Released: 9/25/2009 

Ben Franklin Bridge to Host Walkers for Breast Cancer Fundraiser


On Sunday, September 27, between 10 a.m. and 12 noon., approximately 1,300 people will walk across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge’s pedestrian (south) walkway to raise money for the 5th Annual Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer. The walkers will start at Campbell’s Field in Camden, walk over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge using the pedestrian walkway, and end their walk at the Walnut Street Plaza at Penn’s Landing. The walk benefits the City of Hope Cancer Center. 

Benjamin Franklin Bridge vehicular traffic will not be affected during this event. To accommodate the walkers participating in this event, the south walkway will be closed to the public until 12 noon. The north walkway will remain closed for construction. 

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, PATCO, the RiverLink Ferry and the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal.


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