In case you haven’t noticed, its been 80 years since Philadelphians had to take a slow boat to Camden. Yes, the joint Paul Cret-Ralph Modjeski span is celebrating an important birthday this year. Tell the Ben Franklin Bridge (nee Delaware River Bridge) how much its existence means to you when you cross it (on foot) to get to Farm Aid.
Just in case you’ve wondered where your 3 bills go: the DRPA has set up a nice retrospective on the Bridge’s construction. Be sure to turn up your volume to hear the audio commentary.