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.
WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.