Product No.: TR21045
Date Published: 02/2022
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Geographic Area Covered: Ben Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia, Franklin Square, Monument Plaza, 6th Street, Race Street, 5th Street, I-676, Franklin Street, Callowhill Street
Key Words: Ben Franklin Bridge, reconfiguration, multimodal access, Philadelphia, Franklin Square, Monument Plaza
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- Kendra Nelson Associate Planner
- Kelsey McElduff Senior Transportation Engineer
- Christopher R. Pollard Manager, Office of GIS
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