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COVID-19 Service Updates

MEDIA ALERTS

12/01/2020
Spruce Street at 33rd Closed for Roadway Repairs Dec 1 - Dec 4
11/30/2020
Overnight Southbound Lane Closures Resume November 30 Along Lincoln Drive
11/19/2020
Lincoln Dr. Southbound Lanes Overnight Closure Nov. 19
11/12/2020
Lincoln Drive: Temporary road closure scheduled for overnight Thursday, November 12
11/06/2020
Paving in South Philadelphia on Saturday November 7
11/04/2020
Lincoln Drive Southbound Lanes Closed Overnight Thursday November 5
10/22/2020
Ford Rd. Closed for Maintenance, Chamounix Dr. to Greenland Dr.
10/20/2020
Southbound Single Lane Closure on Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon and Ridge Avenues
10/19/2020
East Bells Mill Road Closure Extended- Anticipated to Reopen to Traffic Late October
Anticipated to Reopen to Traffic Late October
10/16/2020
Chew Avenue Closure, Johnson Street to Washington Lane, Oct 17 - 19
10/15/2020
Lincoln Drive Overnight Closure - Thursday Oct. 15
09/28/2020
Resurfacing Operations Begins Tuesday, September 29 in Chestnut Hill
09/22/2020
2020 Household Hazardous Waste Events - First drop-off event, Saturday, September 26
09/18/2020
Maintenance Work on Krewstown Road: Temporary closure scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19
09/13/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Week of September 14: Set Out on Regular Day
09/04/2020
Week of September 7: Set Trash & Recycling Out One Day Behind; No Collections Labor Day Monday
Weekly Trash and Recycling Collections Update Holiday Collection Schedule Week of September 7; No Collections Labor Day Monday; Set Materials Out One Day Behind; Collection schedule may be impacted by several factors
08/22/2020
Trash and Recycling Week of Aug 24: Set Out on Regular Day; Expect Delays
08/17/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge Complete Temporary Closure Overnight
08/15/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Update for the Week of August 17th
08/08/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Should Be Set Out One Day Late for the Week of August 10th
08/05/2020
Streets Department Seeks Input in Support of the Martin Luther King Bridge Rehabilitation Project
08/01/2020
Recycling Collections Suspended Wednesday, August 5th through Friday, August 7th
07/23/2020
Streets Department Updates Trash and Recycling Schedule for the Week of July 27, 2020
07/23/2020
​Overnight Street Improvements in Center City Begin Monday, July 27
07/19/2020
Week of July 20th, Trash & Recycling Delayed One to Two Days.
07/17/2020
Ridge Avenue On-Ramp to Northbound US-1 Closed July 18 for Maintenance Work
07/12/2020
Streets Department Announces Trash and Recycling Pickup Delayed One Day for the Week of July 13th
Residents with Monday Collections Should Set Materials Out on Tuesday, July 14
06/26/2020
Update on Street Improvement Work for Fairmount Avenue
06/25/2020
Regular Weekly Trash & Recycling Collections Resume July 6th
06/16/2020
Lincoln Drive Overnight Northbound Lane Closures Resume June 16th
06/11/2020
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement Work for Fairmount Ave
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
06/03/2020
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement Beginning Thursday, June 4th
05/21/2020
Kensington Avenue and Front Street Roadway Improvements
05/19/2020
Lincoln Drive Restoration Project: Overnight Lane Closures Resume
05/14/2020
Every Other Week Recycling Collections Continue
EVERY OTHER WEEK RECYCLING COLLECTIONS CONTINUE - Schedule extended through June 26
03/18/2020
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed, New Date To Be Determined
03/16/2020
Event Updates - March 16, 2020
03/12/2020
Block Captain Rally Scheduled for Saturday, March 14th has been Postponed
03/06/2020
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Kelly Drive
02/25/2020
City Releases 2019 Mechanical Broom Street Cleaning Evaluation
01/28/2020
Streets Department Schedules Roadway Repairs Overnight on S. 12th St from Market St to Clover St.
01/23/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge
01/08/2020
Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday January 11th (Ridge to Wissahickon)
12/26/2019
Temporary Lane Restrictions - 1900 block of Byberry Road
12/10/2019
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge
11/27/2019
Construction to Begin on the 15th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project on Monday, Dec. 2nd
11/22/2019
Tyson Avenue Roadway Repairs Scheduled Nov 23rd - 25th
11/14/2019
America Recycles Day Celebration at the Municipal Services Building - Nov. 15th
11/08/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure November 11th for Maintenance
11/08/2019
Temporary Closures for Resurfacing Nov 11th: Spring Lane and Evans Street
11/01/2019
Sat. Closures: Cresheim Valley Dr., Walnut & Chestnut Sts & Ramona Ave for Roadway Maintenance
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
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
Temporary and intermittent closures overnight Wednesday, October 2nd
10/08/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance October 10th
10/04/2019
Overnight Street Improvement in Manayunk
09/23/2019
Streets Department Schedules Roadway Repairs for Frankford Avenue
09/20/2019
Temporary Closure of Master Street at American Street
09/17/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance September 18th
09/16/2019
Temporary Closure of Gates at Race Street Rail Crossing
09/13/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure September 14th for Maintenance
09/11/2019
Streets Department Schedules Resurfacing on Center City Streets
09/10/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance September 11th
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance, Temporary and intermittent closures overnight Wednesday, September 11th
08/28/2019
Streets Department Announces Resurfacing Schedule for Four Major Thoroughfares
08/27/2019
Streets Department Announces Resurfacing for Lombard Street
08/22/2019
Center City Street Closures for Resurfacing - Saturday, August 24th
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
08/16/2019
Krewstown Road Temporary Closure August 17th
08/16/2019
Center City Street Closures for Resurfacing - Saturday August 17th
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
08/09/2019
Overnight Street Improvement in Center City
08/05/2019
Nighttime Street Improvement in Center City for the Week of August 5th
07/31/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Closure Saturday August 3rd
07/18/2019
Saturday Closures for Roadway Maintenance: Leverington Avenue & Cresheim Valley Drive
07/05/2019
City Officials Announce Spruce and Pine Streets Resurfacing and Safety Project
Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
07/01/2019
Frankford Avenue Intermittent Closures for Roadway Repairs
06/24/2019
Streets Department and PennDOT Schedule Inspection Work on the University Avenue Drawbridge
05/31/2019
University Avenue Drawbridge Intermittent Closures for Maintenance Saturday June 1st
05/31/2019
Streets Department Announces the Discontinuance of the Philacycle Program
05/30/2019
Monument Road Intermittent Closures for Paving Saturday June 1st
05/17/2019
Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday May 18th, Weeknight Overnight Closures Resume Monday
05/15/2019
City Kicks Off Paving Season - New paving guide, tracker map and 2019 paving list
05/10/2019
Lincoln Drive Temporary Closure - Sat May 11th, plus Overnight Weekday Closures
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
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
04/24/2019
City Officials Unveil Plans for New Recycling Contract, Processing 100% of Recyclables
04/16/2019
City Launches Mechanical Street Cleaning Pilot in Six Neighborhoods
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
04/09/2019
Street Improvement for the Week of April 8th
04/09/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets
04/01/2019
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement for the Week of April 1st
03/25/2019
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement in the Northwest
03/22/2019
Martin Luther King Drive Roadway Repairs Scheduled
03/15/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Martin Luther King Drive
02/25/2019
Falls Bridge Overnight Closure for Maintenance Work February 26
02/19/2019
Streets Department Prepared for Next Round of Winter Weather
02/11/2019
New Public Facing Street and Sidewalk Closure Permit Map
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
02/08/2019
Construction Update for the North American Street Streetscape Project
Cecil B. Moore Avenue Temporarily Closed the Week of February 11th
02/05/2019
Falls Bridge Maintenance - Overnight Closure Scheduled Feb 5th
Falls Bridge Maintenance Scheduled - Overnight Closure Tuesday, February 5th, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday
12/18/2018
City Officials Announce the Installation of 15 Surveillance Cameras Targeting Illegal Dumping
City Officials Announce the Installation of 15 Surveillance Cameras Targeting Illegal Dumping - Total of 50 To Be Installed Citywide by Spring 2019