- Associated Press - Thursday, August 13, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Pope Francis’ visit to New York and Philadelphia next month will have an impact on traffic in New Jersey.

New Jersey Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox and other officials will outline plans on Thursday.

New Jersey Transit will make adjustments.

Plans also call for shutting down the Ben Franklin Bridge to vehicular traffic. However, pedestrians will be permitted to walk across the bridge to Philadelphia.

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