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Released: 11/4/2009 

Ben Franklin November Bridge Lighting

Delaware River Port Authority CEO, John J. Matheussen, has announced the Ben Franklin Bridge in November will have special lighting to promote awareness of epilepsy and diabetes as well as celebrating Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving.

On November 14 the bridge will have blue lighting for World Diabetes Day.

During the week of November 16-22, lighting of the bridge will be purple in support of Epilepsy Awareness Month. 

On November 11 the bridge will have red, white and blue lighting in honor of Veteran’s Day.

And … on November 26 the bridge will have yellow and orange lighting to mark the annual observance of Thanksgiving.

Also, the bridge continues to have red and white lighting as long as the Phillies are in the World Series.

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 Philadelphia Cruise Terminal and the RiverLink Ferry.


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