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Temporary road closure scheduled for Saturday, July 1

PHILADELPHIA – Luzerne Street, between Front Street and American Street, will be closed temporarily on Saturday, July 1, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.  The following temporary closure is scheduled to be in effect from approximately 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Saturday:

  • Westbound Luzerne Street traffic will be blocked at Front Street.
  • Eastbound Luzerne Street traffic will be blocked at American Street.
  • No detour will be posted for this short term closure. Hunting Park Avenue, one block north is suggested as an alternative for motorists.
  • The work should not impact pedestrians traveling.

This work has been scheduled for weekend to expedite repairs, minimize disruption to motorists and provide a safe work environment for the workers.  Police Department assistance will be on hand to help maintain a safe traffic flow in the area.

All work is expected to be completed and traffic restored by 3:00 PM.  For the duration of the work, Streets Department crews will make every effort to minimize the inconvenience to affected drivers, residents, and businesses.  The Streets Department thanks citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation.