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Overview

10/18/2018
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive Overnight October 18th [Alert]
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive Overnight Thursday, October 18th. Temporary Closure between Hunting Park Ave and S. Ferry Road
10/03/2018
Kelly Drive Overnight Maintenance Work Wed. Oct 3rd [Alert]
Kelly Drive between Hunting Park Avenue and S. Ferry Road will be closed to traffic overnight announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. Temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 3rd through 5:00 a.m. Thursday, October 4th:
09/24/2018
Inspection Work on Roosevelt Blvd. Extension (US 1) - Temp. Closures Ridge to Wissahickon [Alert]
Inspection Work on Roosevelt Blvd. Extension (US 1) - Temp. Closures Ridge to Wissahickon - 9:00 p.m. Monday, September 24th through Tuesday at 5:00 a.m.
09/19/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure scheduled overnight Thursday, September 20th
09/17/2018
Street Improvement in Manayunk Area Evening Work Scheduled [Alert]
Street Improvement in Manayunk Area Evening Work Scheduled
09/13/2018
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE HOSTS 2018 CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE HOSTS 2018 CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST 20 Blocks Participating Over Four Saturdays
09/13/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street
09/13/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCEWORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD [Press Release]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCEWORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD
09/13/2018
Construction Set to Begin on MLK Drive New Lighting Installations for Trail and Roadway [Alert]
Construction Set to Begin on MLK Drive New Lighting Installations for Trail and Roadway
09/11/2018
City Officials Showcase Paving Process [Alert]
City Officials Showcase Paving Process, Highlight Additional Funding Earmarked for a Second Crew and New Equipment
09/05/2018
TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON JFK BLVD. TODAY & TOMORROW [Alert]
TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON JFK BLVD. TODAY & TOMORROW
08/29/2018
Temporary Closures in Northeast Philadelphia for September 2nd [Alert]
Temporary Closures in Northeast Philadelphia for September 2nd Motorists and pedestrians advised of temporary delays and detours
08/24/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 27TH [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 27TH Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
08/23/2018
Streets Department performs roadway repairs on Lombard, 7th to 8th [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street Daytime Work Scheduled Beginning Thursday, August 23rd
08/14/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure scheduled for Wednesday, August 15 through Thursday, August 16
08/13/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets Evening Work [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets Evening Work Scheduled Tuesday, August 14th
08/09/2018
Lincoln Drive Full Weekend Closures to Continue the Month of August [Alert]
Lincoln Drive Full Weekend Closures to Continue the Month of August
08/07/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure scheduled for Wednesday, August 8 through Thursday, August 9
08/04/2018
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement for Week of August 3rd [Alert]
08/02/2018
Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process [Alert]
Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process Local Police District Pre-Approval Required
07/27/2018
Overnight Street Improvement Scheduled for 40th Street Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking [Alert]
Overnight Street Improvement Scheduled for 40th Street Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
07/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS Evening Work Scheduled Tuesday, July24th
07/20/2018
Evening Street Improvement in Center City Begins July 23rd [Alert]
07/18/2018
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sponsored By the Streets Department’s Sanitation [Press Release]
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sponsored By the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division
07/13/2018
Full, Weekend Closures Scheduled for July from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue for Lincoln Drive [Alert]
Full, Weekend Closures Scheduled for July from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
07/11/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR NORTH PHILADELPHIA [In The News]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR NORTH PHILADELPHIA Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
07/10/2018
CITYWIDE RESURFACING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR MAJOR THOROUGHFARES [Alert]
CITYWIDE RESURFACING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR MAJOR THOROUGHFARES
07/10/2018
Construction to Begin for Lefevre Street Bridge Project [In The News]
Construction to Begin for Lefevre Street Bridge Project Bridge Closure and Construction to Begin the Week of July 16
07/03/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY OPENS THE RACE STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FOR JULY 4TH [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY OPENS THE RACE STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FOR JULY 4TH
07/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT
07/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT CLOSES LOCUST STREET AND RACE STREET RAIL CROSSINGS FOR REPAIRS [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT CLOSES LOCUST STREET AND RACE STREET RAIL CROSSINGS FOR REPAIRS
07/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT STREET RESURFACING OF MORRELL KREWSTOWN AND BAINBRIDGE [In The News]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT STREET RESURFACING OF MORRELL KREWSTOWN AND BAINBRIDGE
06/29/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JULY 2ND [Alert]
06/29/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JULY 2ND [Alert]
06/25/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 25TH [Alert]
06/14/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 18TH [Alert]
06/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 11TH [Alert]
06/01/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENTS FOR WEEK OF JUNE 4TH [Alert]
05/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON 59th STREET BETWEEN LANCASTER AVENUE and UPLAND WAY [In The News]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON 59th STREET, BETWEEN LANCASTER AVENUE and UPLAND WAY
05/17/2018
Night Work Detour Extended Beginning the Week of May 21 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project [Alert]
05/16/2018
MAYOR KENNEY ANNOUNCES 13 LOCAL SCHOOLS AWARDED NEARLY $29,000 IN GREEN GRANTS [In The News]
05/15/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER SWING BRIDGE PROJECT [In The News]
05/14/2018
Night Work Detour Starts May 14 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project [Alert]
05/11/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE [In The News]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE
04/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE LINCOLN DRIVE RESTORATION PROJECT [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE LINCOLN DRIVE RESTORATION PROJECT
04/18/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES RESURFACING TO BEGIN ON SOUTH BROAD STREET [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES RESURFACING TO BEGIN ON SOUTH BROAD STREET PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Temporary Lane Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
04/18/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR EVENING STREET RESURFACING [Alert]
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that night work will commence for milling and resurfacing activities in the Southwest Philadelphia area beginning Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m. Temporary parking restrictions are expected. The work is expected to be completed by Friday, May 11.
04/16/2018
Mayor Kenney Announces the 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup [In The News]
Mayor Kenney Announces the 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup
04/13/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO START ON THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA –Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that construction work will commence on the North American Street Streetscape Project, starting Monday, April 16th. The project takes place along American Street from Girard Avenue to Indiana Avenue.
04/06/2018
11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, April 14 [Alert]
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, April 14
03/22/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT STORM UPDATE [Alert]
03/19/2018
Streets Department Kicks Off 2018 Cleaning Season at PMBC Block Captain Rally [In The News]
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES FOR WESTMORELAND STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE REMOVAL [Alert]
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TO KICK-OFF CITY’S CLEANING SEASON SAT MARCH 17 12:30 [Alert]
03/08/2018
Mayor Kenney Announces 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup [In The News]
03/06/2018
Snow Emergency Declared at 8:00 AM Wed March 7 [Alert]
03/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE SAT MARCH 3 [Alert]
02/28/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE FEBRUARY 28th [Alert]
02/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES IN CENTER CITY FEB, 17TH [Alert]
01/24/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE IN CENTER CITY FOR SAT, JAN 27 [Alert]
01/22/2018
Construction Begins On The WestMoreLand Street Bridge [Alert]
01/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT PREPARED FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER [Press Release]
01/12/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD JAN. 13TH [Alert]
01/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT PREPARED FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER [Alert]
01/03/2018
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow [Alert]
12/29/2017
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow [Alert]
12/26/2017
Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program [In The News]
12/15/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for Winter Snow [Alert]
12/08/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for the First Winter Snow [Alert]
12/06/2017
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULED FOR LINCOLN DRIVE ON DECEMBER 7 [Alert]
11/30/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD – DEC. 2 [Alert]
11/28/2017
REPAIRS FOR 2000 BLOCK OF BRIDGE ST [Alert]
11/16/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE [Alert]
Lincoln Drive, between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue / Kelly Drive, will have the “inbound” or southbound lanes closed temporarily on Thursday, November 16th, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today. The following temporary closure is scheduled to be in effect from approximately 8:00 PM on Thursday until 5:00 AM on Friday:
11/15/2017
City Unveils Rebranded and Expanded Recycling Program, “Philacycle” [In The News]
City Unveils Rebranded and Expanded Recycling Program, “Philacycle,” on America Recycles Day
11/14/2017
Resurfacing Scheduled For 9th Street [Alert]
9th St from Roosevelt BLVD to Hunting Park Ave will be intermittently closed on Tuesday, November 14th from 9 AM to 3PM
11/10/2017
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES [In The News]
On Friday, November 10, Mayor James Kenney joined Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams and the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) in announcing the top four winners of the annual Clean Block Contest. The announcement was made at the IATSE Ballroom located at 2401 Swanson Street.
11/10/2017
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES TOP CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL [In The News]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) will announce the top four winning blocks in the 2017 PMBC Contest at its annual Clean Block Banquet.
11/02/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE [Alert]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE Martin Luther King Drive between the Art Museum Circle and Sweetbriar Drive, will close temporarily to all traffic overnight Thursday, November 2nd The following temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9:00 PM on Thursday until 5:00 AM Friday:
11/01/2017
2017 PHILLY LEAF RECYCLING PROGRAM [Alert]
2017 PHILLY LEAF RECYCLING PROGRAM Begins Monday, November 6th and runs through Saturday, December 16th.
10/27/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 30 [Alert]
10/17/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE [Alert]
Martin Luther King Drive between the Art Museum Circle and Sweetbriar Drive, will close temporarily to all traffic the evenings of Tuesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 19th. The following temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9:00 PM on Tuesday and Thursday until 5:00 AM on Wednesday and Friday respectively.
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16 [Alert]
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16 [Alert]
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16 [Alert]
10/03/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROADWORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE [Alert]
REPAIRS ON FRANKFORD AVENUE Temporary Intermittent Closures Tonight Street repairs on Frankford Avenue between Lehigh Avenue and Girard Avenue today Tuesday, October 3, between 4PM and 10PM.
09/29/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES REPAIRS FOR LINCOLN DRIVE [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Repairs for Lincoln Drive Lane restrictions Saturday, September 30th to Wednesday, October 4th lane restrictions along northbound Lincoln Drive from Emlen Street to Mt.Pleasant Avenue.
09/14/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT IMPOSES WEIGHT LIMIT FOR NOBLE STREET BRIDGE [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA - Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that effective immediately, the Streets Department is imposing a weight limit of three tons on the Noble Street roadway Bridge over 13th Street in Center City. In addition, no trucks will be permitted on the bridge, regardless of their weight.
09/01/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 4th [Alert]
08/30/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KELLY DRIVE [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA – Kelly Drive, between Poplar Drive and Fountain Green Drive, will be closed during night time hours on Wednesday, August 30th, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today. The following temporary road-closure is scheduled to be in effect from approximately 10:00 PM on Wednesday to 4:00AM on Thursday.
08/24/2017
Temporary Overnight Closure Of Pennsylvania Avenue At 29th Street [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA – Pennsylvania Avenue, at 29th Street, will close temporarily today, August 24th, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. The complete closure of Pennsylvania Avenue at 29th Street goes into effect at 7:00 p.m. this evening and remains until 4:00 a.m. Friday, August 25th. Scheduled maintenance conducted weather-permitting.
08/21/2017
Traffic Safety Project Launches Tomorrow on South 6th Street [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA - Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that a Traffic Safety Pilot Project will be implemented, starting Saturday, August 18 on South 6th Street between Walnut Street and Spruce St. This represents the latest iteration of measures that have been undertaken by the Streets Department in order to implement the Mayor's Vision Zero initiative.
08/18/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 21st [Alert]
08/17/2017
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE SOUTH BROAD STREET PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that construction for the South Broad Street Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project is expected to begin the week of August 21.
08/08/2017
Center City Street Resurfacing - Week begining August 7th [In The News]
Center City Street Resurfacing - August 7th - Temporary Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected During the Evening
08/07/2017
Philadelphia Releases Action Plan to Address Waste and Litter - Report Emphasizes Zero Waste Policy [Alert]
City releases Action Plan to Address Waste & Litter. Measures will guide City in efforts to reach Zero Waste.
08/06/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 7th [In The News]
07/31/2017
EMERGENCY TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RACE AND LOCUST STREET GRADE CROSSINGS TO THE SCHUYLKILL TRAIL [In The News]
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today the grade crossings at Race and Locust Streets gates to the Schuylkill Trail will be closed and locked beginning Tuesday, August 1 at 7:00 am for approximately one week.
07/31/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE CHESTNUT STREET TRANSPORTATION PROJECT [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA - The Chestnut Street Transportation Project will be under construction in West Philadelphia beginning Monday, August 7th, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
07/31/2017
Unwanted Bulk Items, TVs And Household Waste Welcomed At Streets Department Mobile Waste Sites [Press Release]
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Streets Department will host six mobile sanitation convenience centers on Saturday, August 5th from 9 am to 5 pm, allowing residents to drop off up to 12 bags of household waste, bulk items including furniture and appliances, and televisions.
07/31/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 31ST [In The News]