Federal dollars could help fund Ben Franklin Bridge pedestrian ramps

    All hope is not lost for a Ben Franklin Bridge pedestrian ramp.

    The Camden side of the bridge is still without a ramp after the project was delayed when funding was moved to public safety-only projects. But the feds could be of help here.

    According to the Gloucester County Times, the Delaware River Port Authority’s Finance Committee will go after a portion of federal funding that gets funneled through the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.

     

    The ramp won’t be added to the DRPA’s capital project list until next month, giving the committee more time to explore funding options. Currently, the pedestrian walkway ends in Camden with 39 steps.

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