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Betsy Ross Bridge

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Location type: Bridge
Location address: United States, Philadelphia
Number of texts: 1
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The Betsy Ross Bridge is a continuous truss bridge spanning the Delaware River from Philadelphia to Pennsauken, New Jersey. It was originally planned as the Delair Bridge, after a paralleling vertical lift bridge owned by Pennsylvania Railroad (now used by Conrail and NJ Transit’s Atlantic City Line), but was instead named for Betsy Ross, reputed creator of the first American flag, making it the first automotive bridge named for a woman and the second bridge overall (after Iowa’s Boone High Bridge was renamed the Kate Shelley High Bridge in 1912).

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