PRESS RELEASE: TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE FOR CENTER CITY FOR SATURDAY, MAY 26
On Locust Street from South 11th Street to South 10th Street, 4:00 am – 6:00 pm (5/27/12)
On North 17th Street from Arch Street to Cherry Street, 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
Motorists and pedestrians advised of temporary detours
PHILADELPHIA – The following temporary street closures will be in effect on Saturday, May 26, announced Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson. The temporary closures will accommodate the installation of heavy construction equipment. For safety reasons and because of the nature of the work to be performed, the streets will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
Police will be on site to direct motorists around the area. Citizens are urged to plan ahead and use alternative routes when traveling in the area. All work will be completed Saturday. For the duration of the work, the contractors’ crews will make every effort to minimize the inconvenience to affected residents and businesses. Citizens are thanked in advance for their patience and cooperation during this project.
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