Six Bridges Under Construction

The 18th Street bridge over Interstate 676 is now closed and under construction. Work continues on five additional replacement spans over the expressway under PennDOT’s $65 million project to replace seven bridges over I-676 in Center City Philadelphia. The19th Street bridge is the first to finish…Read more

  • PennDOT investing millions
    in I-676 bridges in Center City

    PennDOT is investing almost $65 million in federal transportation funds for the replacement of seven structurally deficient bridges over Interstate 676 in Philadelphia to enhance travel and safety on I-676 and on surface streets adjacent to the interstate.

  • Parkway intersection improvements
    will benefit pedestrians

    Significant changes at the east end of Philly’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway, including pedestrian improvements to the sprawling intersection at 20th Street, will create a more pleasant walking experience for the millions of visitors who each year enjoy the Parkway’s many cultural and entertainment offerings.

  • Top side public space improvements
    a team effort

    PennDOT held or attended more than 80 meetings with representatives from the City and the Parkway's cultural and residential community during the project’s planning stage. This interaction helped shape the numerous public space improvements that will take place on the top side.