Tacony-Palmyra Bridge to close for safety exercise


On Tuesday, July 13, an anti-terrorism and rescue exercise will take place on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

As a result, the westbound lane of the bridge that leads from Palmyra to Northeast Philadelphia will be closed for about an hour during the exercise.

The Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department, the New Jersey State Police as well as the state police’s bomb, aviation and marine units, the Burlington County Office of Emergency Management, Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, Palmyra Police, and several surrounding fire and emergency medical service units plan to participate.

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