Welcome to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge Walkway Information Page
Walkway openings are weather permitting. It is open daily. From October 1 to April 30, the walkway is open from 6 AM - 8 PM. From May 1 to September 30, It is open from 6 AM – 9 PM. The south walkway is normally open to the public, and the north walkway remains closed. If there is a need to close the south walkway, the north walkway will be open during that time.
For up-to-date open status of the walkway, please call (856) 968-2255 or (215) 218-3750 ext 2255 during business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday). After hours and on weekends, please contact Police Radio at (856) 968-3301 or (215) 218-3750 ext 3301.
Police emergency call (856) 968-3301
Cross at your own risk. Use caution. Be alert for:
Leashed pets welcome. Clean up required.
Public toilet available at south footwalk entrance in Philadelphia
Strictly Prohibited (violators subject to strict penalties):
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