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Lincoln Drive Project Overnight Closures, a Full Weekend Closure, and Daytime Lane Restrictions

PHILADELPHIA – An update to the work schedule for theLincoln Drive Restoration Project includes a new series of closures to allow for roadway and drainage improvements announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. Beginning Monday, October 8th, overnight weekday closures between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. will resume on Lincoln Drive between Ridge and Wayne Avenues. Overnight closures are expected Monday through Thursday, lasting through the end of October. Also slated for this week is a full weekend closure, scheduled to begin Friday October 12th at 9:00 p.m. The closure is in effect through Monday, October 15th at 6:00 a.m.   
During both the overnight and full weekend closures, motorists traveling in both directions should expect a detour between Ridge and Wayne Avenues. Alternative routes for motorists traveling northbound and southbound include Ridge Avenue to Walnut Lane, and Cliveden Street. Variable board messages will be placed at major approaches to Lincoln Drive to give motorists advance notification of the weekend closure; PennDot will display detour information on overhead message signs on I-76.  
Day time work will continue this month with the use of temporary, intermittent, single-lane closures between Wissahickon and Ridge Avenues during the off-peak hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   
The contractor, A.P. Construction Inc., and the City of Philadelphia expect construction for the Lincoln Drive Restoration Project to continue through December 2019.   The Streets Department thanks the citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation during the upcoming construction phase.  Stay updated on the progress of theLincoln Drive Restoration Project at