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COVID-19 Service Updates

Overview

08/08/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Should Be Set Out One Day Late for the Week of August 10th [Alert]
08/08/2020
Krewstown Road Closed for Maintenance Aug 8 [In The News]
08/05/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge Complete Temporary Closure Overnight [In The News]
08/05/2020
Streets Department Seeks Input in Support of the Martin Luther King Bridge Rehabilitation Project [Alert]
08/01/2020
Recycling Collections Suspended Wednesday, August 5th through Friday, August 7th [Alert]
07/31/2020
Bells Mill Rd Closed for Construction, Germantown to Stenton, effective August 3rd [In The News]
07/23/2020
Streets Department Updates Trash and Recycling Schedule for the Week of July 27, 2020 [Alert]
07/23/2020
​Overnight Street Improvements in Center City Begin Monday, July 27 [Alert]
07/19/2020
Week of July 20th, Trash & Recycling Delayed One to Two Days. [Alert]
07/17/2020
Ridge Avenue On-Ramp to Northbound US-1 Closed July 18 for Maintenance Work [Alert]
07/12/2020
Streets Department Announces Trash and Recycling Pickup Delayed One Day for the Week of July 13th [Alert]
Residents with Monday Collections Should Set Materials Out on Tuesday, July 14
06/26/2020
Update on Street Improvement Work for Fairmount Avenue [Alert]
06/25/2020
Regular Weekly Trash & Recycling Collections Resume July 6th [Alert]
06/21/2020
Update on Street Improvement Work for Front Street [Press Release]
06/20/2020
Construction to Begin on the 53rd Street and Baltimore Avenue Safety Improvement Project [Press Release]
06/16/2020
Lincoln Drive Overnight Northbound Lane Closures Resume June 16th [Alert]
06/11/2020
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement Work for Fairmount Ave [Alert]
Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
06/05/2020
CSX Closes Locust Street and Race Street Access Gates for Repairs for Two Weeks Beginning June 8th [Alert]
06/03/2020
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement Beginning Thursday, June 4th [Alert]
05/29/2020
Construction To Begin on the Green Light Go (Glg) 3: Cheltenham Avenue Signals Project [Press Release]
05/21/2020
Kensington Avenue and Front Street Roadway Improvements [Alert]
05/19/2020
Lincoln Drive Restoration Project: Overnight Lane Closures Resume [Alert]
05/15/2020
American Street Streetscape Project Construction Update [Press Release]
Construction Update for American Street Streetscape Project includes temporary full closure at Master Street
05/14/2020
Every Other Week Recycling Collections Continue [Alert]
EVERY OTHER WEEK RECYCLING COLLECTIONS CONTINUE - Schedule extended through June 26
05/13/2020
Philadelphia Department of Streets Service Updates [In The News]
04/06/2020
可回收垃圾收集工作减少到隔周进行 [In The News]
04/04/2020
La recogida del reciclaje se reduce a cada dos semanas [In The News]
04/03/2020
Recycling Collections Reduced to Every Other Week Pickup [Press Release]
03/18/2020
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed, New Date To Be Determined [Alert]
03/16/2020
Event Updates - March 16, 2020 [Alert]
03/12/2020
Block Captain Rally Scheduled for Saturday, March 14th has been Postponed [Alert]
03/06/2020
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Kelly Drive [Alert]
02/25/2020
City Releases 2019 Mechanical Broom Street Cleaning Evaluation [Alert]
01/28/2020
Streets Department Schedules Roadway Repairs Overnight on S. 12th St from Market St to Clover St. [Alert]
01/23/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge [Alert]
01/08/2020
Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday January 11th (Ridge to Wissahickon) [Alert]
12/26/2019
Temporary Lane Restrictions - 1900 block of Byberry Road [Alert]
12/18/2019
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge [In The News]
12/10/2019
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge [Alert]
11/27/2019
Construction to Begin on the 15th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project on Monday, Dec. 2nd [Alert]
11/22/2019
Tyson Avenue Roadway Repairs Scheduled Nov 23rd - 25th [Alert]
11/14/2019
America Recycles Day Celebration at the Municipal Services Building - Nov. 15th [Alert]
11/08/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure November 11th for Maintenance [Alert]
11/08/2019
Temporary Closures for Resurfacing Nov 11th: Spring Lane and Evans Street [Alert]
11/01/2019
PMBC Announces 2019 Clean Block Contest Winners [In The News]
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee Announces 2019 Clean Block Contest Winners at Annual Awards Banquet
11/01/2019
Sat. Closures: Cresheim Valley Dr., Walnut & Chestnut Sts & Ramona Ave for Roadway Maintenance [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Road and Lane Closures for Resurfacing and Maintenance Saturday November 2nd
10/18/2019
Center City Street Closures for Heavy Equipment Lift Oct 18 - Oct 20 [Alert]
Streets Department Announces Temporary Street Closures in Center City, Friday October 18th through Sunday, October 20th - Motorists and pedestrians advised of temporary delays and detours
10/09/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance on Cresheim Valley Drive [Alert]
Temporary and intermittent closures overnight Wednesday, October 2nd
10/08/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance October 10th [Alert]
10/04/2019
Overnight Street Improvement in Manayunk [Alert]
09/23/2019
Streets Department Schedules Roadway Repairs for Frankford Avenue [Alert]
09/20/2019
Temporary Closure of Master Street at American Street [Alert]
09/17/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance September 18th [Alert]
09/16/2019
Temporary Closure of Gates at Race Street Rail Crossing [Alert]
09/13/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure September 14th for Maintenance [Alert]
09/11/2019
Streets Department Schedules Resurfacing on Center City Streets [Alert]
09/10/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance September 11th [Alert]
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance, Temporary and intermittent closures overnight Wednesday, September 11th
09/06/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure September 7th for Maintenance [In The News]
08/28/2019
Streets Department Announces Resurfacing Schedule for Four Major Thoroughfares [Alert]
08/27/2019
Streets Department Announces Resurfacing for Lombard Street [Alert]
08/22/2019
Center City Street Closures for Resurfacing - Saturday, August 24th [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Center City Resurfacing on Saturday August 24th - Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
08/22/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure August 24th for Maintenance [Alert]
08/16/2019
Krewstown Road Temporary Closure August 17th [Alert]
08/16/2019
Center City Street Closures for Resurfacing - Saturday August 17th [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Center City Resurfacing on Saturday August 17th - Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
08/14/2019
Kelly Drive Temporary Closure Overnight August 15th [Alert]
08/09/2019
Overnight Street Improvement in Center City [Alert]
08/05/2019
Nighttime Street Improvement in Center City for the Week of August 5th [Alert]
07/31/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Closure Saturday August 3rd [Alert]
07/18/2019
Saturday Closures for Roadway Maintenance: Leverington Avenue & Cresheim Valley Drive [Alert]
07/05/2019
City Officials Announce Spruce and Pine Streets Resurfacing and Safety Project [Alert]
Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
07/03/2019
City of Philadelphia Recognizes 2019 Future Track Graduates [In The News]
07/01/2019
Frankford Avenue Intermittent Closures for Roadway Repairs [Alert]
06/24/2019
Streets Department and PennDOT Schedule Inspection Work on the University Avenue Drawbridge [Alert]
05/31/2019
University Avenue Drawbridge Intermittent Closures for Maintenance Saturday June 1st [Alert]
05/31/2019
Discontinuance of Philacycle Program Effective June 30th [Press Release]
05/31/2019
Streets Department Announces the Discontinuance of the Philacycle Program [Alert]
05/30/2019
Monument Road Intermittent Closures for Paving Saturday June 1st [Alert]
05/30/2019
City Officials Announce 16 Local Schools Awarded Nearly $35K in Green School Grants [Press Release]
05/17/2019
Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday May 18th, Weeknight Overnight Closures Resume Monday [Alert]
05/15/2019
City Kicks Off Paving Season - New paving guide, tracker map and 2019 paving list [Alert]
05/10/2019
Lincoln Drive Temporary Closure - Sat May 11th, plus Overnight Weekday Closures [Alert]
Lincoln Drive Temporary Closure - Sat May 11th, plus Overnight Weekday Closures for roadway improvements, curb and guiderail installation and resetting of inlet and manhole covers
05/10/2019
University Avenue Drawbridge Temporary Closure for Maintenance - Sat May 11th [Alert]
University Avenue Drawbridge Temporary Closure for Maintenance, Saturday May 11th, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
05/02/2019
Lincoln Drive: Full Closure Saturday, May 4th and Weekday, Overnight Closures Begin Monday, May 6th [Alert]
04/24/2019
City Officials Unveil Plans for New Recycling Contract, Processing 100% of Recyclables [Alert]
04/16/2019
City Launches Mechanical Street Cleaning Pilot in Six Neighborhoods [Alert]
Mechanical street sweeper trucks, backpack blowers and compactors will deploy weekly for cleaner streets
04/11/2019
​Temporary Closure of Lincoln Drive for Maintenance Work - Sat. April 13th [Alert]
04/09/2019
Street Improvement for the Week of April 8th [Alert]
04/09/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets [Alert]
04/01/2019
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement for the Week of April 1st [Alert]
03/29/2019
Protected Bike Lane Installallations Scheduled for S. 27th Street and South Street [In The News]
03/25/2019
Streets Department Kicks Off 2019 Cleaning Season at PMBC Block Captain Rally [In The News]
03/25/2019
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement in the Northwest [Alert]
03/22/2019
Martin Luther King Drive Roadway Repairs Scheduled [Alert]
03/15/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Martin Luther King Drive [Alert]
02/25/2019
Falls Bridge Overnight Closure for Maintenance Work February 26 [Alert]
02/19/2019
Streets Department Prepared for Next Round of Winter Weather [Alert]
02/11/2019
New Public Facing Street and Sidewalk Closure Permit Map [Alert]
City Announces New Public Facing Street and Sidewalk Closure Permit Map - Current and future Street closure permits available in a searchable online format for the first time
02/09/2019
Streets Department Announces Temporary Street   Closures in Center City for Sunday, February 10th  [In The News]
02/08/2019
Construction Update for the North American Street Streetscape Project [Alert]
Cecil B. Moore Avenue Temporarily Closed the Week of February 11th
02/05/2019
Falls Bridge Maintenance - Overnight Closure Scheduled Feb 5th [Alert]
Falls Bridge Maintenance Scheduled - Overnight Closure Tuesday, February 5th, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday