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  • Outer Lane on Eastbound Parkway at 21st Street Reopens
    King of Prussia, PA – The eastbound outer lanes on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway between 21st Street and 20th Street in Center City Philadelphia will reopen by 3:00 PM Tuesday, May 2, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The eastbound outer lanes have been closed since October 2015 for construction of the 20th […]

  • PennDOT Reopens 19th Street Bridge Over I-676
    First of Seven Bridges over I-676 to be completed under a $64.8 million project The new 19th Street Bridge over Interstate 676 in Center City Philadelphia reopened today following its reconstruction that began in October 2015 under the first stage of a $64.8 million project to rebuild seven deteriorated bridges over I-676 between 18th Street […]

  • PennDOT Rebuilding 22nd, 21st Street Bridges Over I-676
    Accelerated Construction Schedule to Complete I-676 Bridges Project a Year Early The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that work will begin Monday, November 7, to replace the 22nd Street and 21st Street bridges over Interstate 676 in Philadelphia. PennDOT is advancing the start of construction on the two spans in order to complete […]

  • 19th Street Bridge, Two Pedestrian Bridges Closed
    October 2015 — The 19th Street bridge and the Free Library pedestrian bridge over Interstate 676 in Philadelphia have been closed for replacement as construction resumes on the $64.8 million project to replace seven structurally deficient bridges over I-676. The pedestrian bridge between 18th and 19 streets has been closed for replacement since spring 2015. […]

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