The Ben Franklin Bridge in November will have special lighting to promote awareness of Alzheimer's disease and efforts to help prevent premature birth, as well as to celebrate Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, Delaware River Port Authority CEO John J. Matheussen said.
Tomorrow and Sunday, Nov. 17-26 and Nov. 28-30 the bridge will have purple lighting to promote the Delaware Valley Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk. Since 1989 the Memory Walk has raised more than $225 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Monday through Nov. 10 and Nov. 12-16 the bridge will have red and blue lighting to promote the March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Month.
On Nov. 11 the bridge will have red, white and blue lighting in honor of Veteran's Day.