DRPA approves $600k design process for a pedestrian ramp

    The DRPA is in the process of making it easier to walk from Camden, New Jersey to Philadelphia with the addition of a new ramp on the Camden side of the Ben Franklin Bridge.

    Pedestrians and bicyclists crossing the Ben Franklin from Camden are currently forced to climb a 25-foot tall flight of stairs. This poses problems for bicyclists and the disabled, reports CBS3. The new ramp will change all that.

    A $600,000 budget has been allotted for the design process, which will take about nine months. After that it’s up to the DRPA to approve construction costs and find a contractor to build the ramp.

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