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MEDIA ALERTS

12/04/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Kelly Drive
11/08/2018
TROLLEY TRACK REMOVAL ON ERIE AVENUE
10/18/2018
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive Overnight October 18th
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive Overnight Thursday, October 18th. Temporary Closure between Hunting Park Ave and S. Ferry Road
10/17/2018
ADA Curb Ramp Upgrades & Raised Crosswalks Projects Coming to 100 & 200 blocks of Market Street
The 100 and 200 blocks of Market Streets are slated to received upgrades to the ADA curb ramp and raised crosswalks beginning Monday, Oct. 15th
10/03/2018
Kelly Drive Overnight Maintenance Work Wed. Oct 3rd
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
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
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
Street Improvement in Manayunk Area Evening Work Scheduled
09/13/2018
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE HOSTS 2018 CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST
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
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street
09/13/2018
Construction Set to Begin on MLK Drive New Lighting Installations for Trail and Roadway
Construction Set to Begin on MLK Drive New Lighting Installations for Trail and Roadway
09/11/2018
City Officials Showcase Paving Process
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
TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON JFK BLVD. TODAY & TOMORROW
08/29/2018
Temporary Closures in Northeast Philadelphia for September 2nd
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
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
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
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
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
Lincoln Drive Full Weekend Closures to Continue the Month of August
08/07/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway
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
08/02/2018
Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process
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
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
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
07/13/2018
Full, Weekend Closures Scheduled for July from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue for Lincoln Drive
Full, Weekend Closures Scheduled for July from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
07/10/2018
CITYWIDE RESURFACING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR MAJOR THOROUGHFARES
CITYWIDE RESURFACING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR MAJOR THOROUGHFARES
07/03/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY OPENS THE RACE STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FOR JULY 4TH
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
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
STREETS DEPARTMENT CLOSES LOCUST STREET AND RACE STREET RAIL CROSSINGS FOR REPAIRS
06/29/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JULY 2ND
06/29/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JULY 2ND
06/25/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 25TH
06/14/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 18TH
06/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 11TH
06/01/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENTS FOR WEEK OF JUNE 4TH
05/17/2018
Night Work Detour Extended Beginning the Week of May 21 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
05/14/2018
Night Work Detour Starts May 14 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
04/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE LINCOLN DRIVE RESTORATION PROJECT
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
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
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.
04/13/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO START ON THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT
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
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, April 14
03/22/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT STORM UPDATE
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES FOR WESTMORELAND STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE REMOVAL
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TO KICK-OFF CITY’S CLEANING SEASON SAT MARCH 17 12:30
03/06/2018
Snow Emergency Declared at 8:00 AM Wed March 7
03/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE SAT MARCH 3
02/28/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE FEBRUARY 28th
02/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES IN CENTER CITY FEB, 17TH
01/24/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE IN CENTER CITY FOR SAT, JAN 27
01/22/2018
Construction Begins On The WestMoreLand Street Bridge
01/12/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD JAN. 13TH
01/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT PREPARED FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER
01/03/2018
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow
12/29/2017
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow
12/15/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for Winter Snow
12/08/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for the First Winter Snow
12/06/2017
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULED FOR LINCOLN DRIVE ON DECEMBER 7
11/30/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD – DEC. 2
11/28/2017
REPAIRS FOR 2000 BLOCK OF BRIDGE ST
11/16/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
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:
11/14/2017
Resurfacing Scheduled For 9th Street
9th St from Roosevelt BLVD to Hunting Park Ave will be intermittently closed on Tuesday, November 14th from 9 AM to 3PM
11/02/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
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
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
10/17/2017
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 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
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16
10/03/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROADWORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE
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
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
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
08/30/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KELLY DRIVE
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
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
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
08/17/2017
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE SOUTH BROAD STREET PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
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.
08/07/2017
Philadelphia Releases Action Plan to Address Waste and Litter - Report Emphasizes Zero Waste Policy
City releases Action Plan to Address Waste & Litter. Measures will guide City in efforts to reach Zero Waste.
07/31/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE CHESTNUT STREET TRANSPORTATION PROJECT
PHILADELPHIA - The Chestnut Street Transportation Project will be under construction in West Philadelphia beginning Monday, August 7th, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
07/26/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE DIRECT BUS STOPS ALONG ROOSEVELT BLVD
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that the notice to proceed has been issued to AP Construction, Inc. for the construction of sidewalk improvements and site work related to ten (10) bus station plazas along Roosevelt Boulevard. Construction work for this project will begin on or about July 31, 2017.
07/25/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KELLY DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Kelly Drive, between Hunting Park Avenue and S. Ferry Road, will be closed to all traffic during the overnight hours on Tuesday, July 25, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
07/21/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 24
07/18/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
PHILADELPHIA - The Streets Department will be performing road maintenance work on a number of streets in Center City on Tuesday, July 18 between 4pm and 12am; weather permitting, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
07/17/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 17
07/13/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE
PHILADELPHIA – The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have temporary traffic restrictions approximately from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 15 for maintenance work, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
07/11/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive will be closed temporarily from approximately 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 12 until 5:00 AM Thursday, July 13, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
07/10/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR CENTER CITY STREET RESURFACING
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that temporary street closures and parking restrictions to accommodate street resurfacing in Center City will begin tonight, July 10. The resurfacing work is expected to be completed by early August.
07/07/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 10TH
06/30/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LUZERNE STREET
Luzerne Street, between Front Street and American Street, will be closed temporarily on Saturday, July 1, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/22/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE
The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have temporary traffic restrictions approximately from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, June 24 for maintenance work, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/16/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LUZERNE STREET
PHILADELPHIA – Luzerne Street, between Front Street and American Street, will be closed temporarily on Saturday, June 17, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/15/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
Streets Department will be performing road maintenance work on a number of streets in Center City on Thursday, June 15 between 4pm and 12am, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
06/09/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 11
The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of June 11, 2017, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/08/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES RESURFACING WORK ON CAYUGA STREET
Cayuga Street from Broad Street to 17th Street will be temporary closed for resurfacing on Saturday, June 10 from 7 AM to 4 PM, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/07/2017
MAYOR KENNEY ANNOUNCES 14 LOCAL SCHOOLS AWARDED OVER $29,000 IN GREEN GRANTS
Mayor Jim Kenney announced today that 14 Philadelphia public schools successfully raised nearly $30,000 as part of the annual Recyclebank Green Schools Program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that will green their classrooms and communities.
06/06/2017
Mayor Kenney To Announce Green Grants for 14 Local Schools
Mayor Jim Kenney will preside at the annual Recyclebank Green Schools Check Presentation, honoring 14 Philadelphia public schools that successfully raised $29,084. The grant money will be used toward the individual green projects developed by each school.
06/02/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 4
The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of June 4, 2017, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/01/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE
The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have temporary traffic restrictions approximately from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, June 3 for maintenance work, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.