PRESS RELEASE: STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL LANE CLOSURES ON WALNUT STREET BRIDGE OVER SCHUYLKILL
Philadelphia, PA – Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson announced today that additional lane closures on the Walnut Street Bridge from 23rd Street to Schuylkill Avenue will be scheduled from Friday, September 21 at 9pm until Saturday, September 22 at 3pm for bridge work.
The work entails the complete replacement of the existing bridge strip seal material for the Walnut Street Bridge expansion dam at the Schuylkill Avenue intersection. The work will be completed in multiple phases. Traffic along Walnut Street west of 23rd Street will be continually maintained using one travel lane and one turning lane at all times.
This work is part of the Walnut Street Bridge Gateway project which is being funded using a TIGER grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, along with additional federal funding from the Federal Highway Administration.
The Streets Department thanks the citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation during this project.
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