Promoting bicycling as a healthy, low-cost, and environmentally-friendly form of transportation and recreation.

Bikes on Bridges

Crossing the Delaware River is perhaps the biggest challenge in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Find out which bridges carry bikes and those that don't.

Ben Franklin Bridge

Delaware River Port Authority

  • Ben Franklin Bridge - North walkway is open from 6AM to 9PM. Weather permitting. Visit the bridge walkway webpage for updates.
  • No bikes on the Commodore Barry, Walt Whitman and Betsy Ross Bridges

Burlington County Bridge Commission

  • Tacony Palmyra Bridge - Southside sidewalk is normally open 24 hours a day, weather permitting.Bicycles must be walked.
  • Burlington Bristol Bridge - Contact bridge police for a possible ride over the bridge. (856) 829-3002 (Note - A recent call to the Bridge Commission suggests that this service may no longer be available).

Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission

  • Walk bikes on bridge walkways.
  • No bikes on US 1, I-95 and US 202 bridges


Delaware River And Bay Authority

  • Delaware Memorial Bridge - No Bikes or Pedestrians


Other River Crossing Options

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