PRESS RELEASE: STREETS DEPARTMENT TO HOST MEETINGS ON SIGNAL UPGRADES AND TRANSIT PRIORITY
The City of Philadelphia Department of Streets, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will hold a public information meeting to discuss a proposed signal improvement project for Woodland Avenue from Island Avenue to 42nd Street.
The meeting will be held on Monday, September 10, 2012 from 5pm to 7pm at Paschalville Branch, 6942 Woodland Avenue. The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public with information regarding the project objectives, and to gain input on the proposed design plans.
The objectives of the project are to upgrade the existing signal equipment to improve the safety and mobility of the corridor for vehicles, pedestrians and the operation of SEPTA fleet vehicles.
The project will include the replacement of twenty six (26) traffic signals, the installation of ADA ramps, and the implementation of Green Streets infrastructure. Construction is expected to begin in the Spring of 2014.
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