Ben Franklin Bridge Closes at 10 P.M. Friday

PHILADELPHIA--(WTXF)--The Ben Franklin Bridge will closed at 10 p.m. Friday night, but will be opened to foot traffic during the Pope's visit to Philadelphia.

The Ben Franklin Bridge will remain closed until around 12 p.m. Monday, September 28th. Thousands of pedestrians are expected to make the trek across the bridge on September 26th and September 27th. The walk is about 4-miles long.

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