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05/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON 59th STREET BETWEEN LANCASTER AVENUE and UPLAND WAY [In The News]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON 59th STREET, BETWEEN LANCASTER AVENUE and UPLAND WAY
05/17/2018
Night Work Detour Extended Beginning the Week of May 21 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project [Alert]
05/16/2018
MAYOR KENNEY ANNOUNCES 13 LOCAL SCHOOLS AWARDED NEARLY $29,000 IN GREEN GRANTS [In The News]
05/15/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER SWING BRIDGE PROJECT [In The News]
05/14/2018
Night Work Detour Starts May 14 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project [Alert]
05/11/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE [In The News]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE
04/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE LINCOLN DRIVE RESTORATION PROJECT [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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.
04/16/2018
Mayor Kenney Announces the 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup [In The News]
Mayor Kenney Announces the 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup
04/13/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO START ON THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT [Alert]
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 [Alert]
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, April 14
03/22/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT STORM UPDATE [Alert]
03/19/2018
Streets Department Kicks Off 2018 Cleaning Season at PMBC Block Captain Rally [In The News]
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES FOR WESTMORELAND STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE REMOVAL [Alert]
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TO KICK-OFF CITY’S CLEANING SEASON SAT MARCH 17 12:30 [Alert]
03/08/2018
Mayor Kenney Announces 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup [In The News]
03/06/2018
Snow Emergency Declared at 8:00 AM Wed March 7 [Alert]
03/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE SAT MARCH 3 [Alert]
02/28/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE FEBRUARY 28th [Alert]
02/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES IN CENTER CITY FEB, 17TH [Alert]
01/24/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE IN CENTER CITY FOR SAT, JAN 27 [Alert]
01/22/2018
Construction Begins On The WestMoreLand Street Bridge [Alert]
01/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT PREPARED FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER [Press Release]
01/12/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD JAN. 13TH [Alert]
01/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT PREPARED FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER [Alert]
01/03/2018
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow [Alert]
12/29/2017
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow [Alert]
12/26/2017
Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program [In The News]
12/15/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for Winter Snow [Alert]
12/08/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for the First Winter Snow [Alert]
12/06/2017
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULED FOR LINCOLN DRIVE ON DECEMBER 7 [Alert]
11/30/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD – DEC. 2 [Alert]
11/28/2017
REPAIRS FOR 2000 BLOCK OF BRIDGE ST [Alert]
11/16/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE [Alert]
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:
11/15/2017
City Unveils Rebranded and Expanded Recycling Program, “Philacycle” [In The News]
City Unveils Rebranded and Expanded Recycling Program, “Philacycle,” on America Recycles Day
11/14/2017
Resurfacing Scheduled For 9th Street [Alert]
9th St from Roosevelt BLVD to Hunting Park Ave will be intermittently closed on Tuesday, November 14th from 9 AM to 3PM
11/10/2017
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES [In The News]
On Friday, November 10, Mayor James Kenney joined Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams and the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) in announcing the top four winners of the annual Clean Block Contest. The announcement was made at the IATSE Ballroom located at 2401 Swanson Street.
11/10/2017
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES TOP CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL [In The News]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) will announce the top four winning blocks in the 2017 PMBC Contest at its annual Clean Block Banquet.
11/02/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
10/17/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE [Alert]
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 [Alert]
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16 [Alert]
10/13/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 16 [Alert]
10/03/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROADWORK ON FRANKFORD AVENUE [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
08/30/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KELLY DRIVE [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
08/17/2017
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE SOUTH BROAD STREET PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT [Alert]
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.
08/08/2017
Center City Street Resurfacing - Week begining August 7th [In The News]
Center City Street Resurfacing - August 7th - Temporary Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected During the Evening
08/07/2017
Philadelphia Releases Action Plan to Address Waste and Litter - Report Emphasizes Zero Waste Policy [Alert]
City releases Action Plan to Address Waste & Litter. Measures will guide City in efforts to reach Zero Waste.
08/06/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 7th [In The News]
07/31/2017
EMERGENCY TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RACE AND LOCUST STREET GRADE CROSSINGS TO THE SCHUYLKILL TRAIL [In The News]
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today the grade crossings at Race and Locust Streets gates to the Schuylkill Trail will be closed and locked beginning Tuesday, August 1 at 7:00 am for approximately one week.
07/31/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE CHESTNUT STREET TRANSPORTATION PROJECT [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA - The Chestnut Street Transportation Project will be under construction in West Philadelphia beginning Monday, August 7th, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
07/31/2017
Unwanted Bulk Items, TVs And Household Waste Welcomed At Streets Department Mobile Waste Sites [Press Release]
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Streets Department will host six mobile sanitation convenience centers on Saturday, August 5th from 9 am to 5 pm, allowing residents to drop off up to 12 bags of household waste, bulk items including furniture and appliances, and televisions.
07/31/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 31ST [In The News]
07/26/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE DIRECT BUS STOPS ALONG ROOSEVELT BLVD [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
07/18/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS [Alert]
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
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Wanna know how a community improves? We do it ourselves. Thanks @PhilaStreets for the bags and gloves. @cindybassphilly attacking trash!
07/17/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 17 [Alert]
07/14/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Beautification project 2600 Earp taken on by our PDAC. Thanks @AmeriCorps & @PhilaStreets Thanks 4 helping
07/13/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
07/06/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Out with David Dlugosz of @PhilaStreets regarding Greene and Aplsey traffic conditions. Congrats to Kamal Lucas on your position!
06/30/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LUZERNE STREET [Alert]
Luzerne Street, between Front Street and American Street, will be closed temporarily on Saturday, July 1, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
06/23/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Thank u Sidney @PhilaStreets SWEEP! Those recycling bins always go fast at r #blockparties! #TaconyCreekPark @PhilaParkandRec @circuittrails
06/22/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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 [Alert]
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.
05/31/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
@PhilaStreets 19154 crew back at it again & as usual w/precision courtesy & professionalism #175110 hope that can identify them because they r the best
05/31/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
@PhilaStreets amazing customer service & hardworking staff at the West Philly Sanitation Center please give kudos 5100 Grays Ave Phila, PA
05/30/2017
Kudos via Call [Kudos]
Customer wanted to say thanks to the Streets Department for coming out quickly to repair two street defects along 5300 Catherine Street.
05/26/2017
RESTORATION OF 3RD STREET BETWEEN WALNUT AND CHESTNUT STREETS [Alert]
3rd Street between Walnut and Chestnut Streets is expected to be restored and open to traffic by Tuesday, May 30 at 4pm, said Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
05/26/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 28 [Alert]
The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of May 28, 2017, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
05/23/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS [Alert]
The Streets Department will be performing road maintenance work on a number of streets in Center City tonight, between 4pm and 12am, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
05/23/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Enjoyed meeting with sanitation workers from @PhilaStreets this morning to thank them for being good Samaritans!
05/22/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT EXPANDS HOURS OF OPERATIONS OF ITS SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTERS BY FOUR HOURS [Alert]
Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that the Streets Department has expanded the hours of operations of its six Sanitation Convenience Centers by four hours.
05/22/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
@PhilaStreets U knowthis 19154 crew w/Femaledrvr? They R amazing and all of 19154 loves and appreciates them #FriendlyNProfessional
05/09/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE [Press Release]
Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/ Kelly Drive, will have the southbound (inbound) lanes closed temporarily from Thursday, May 11 until Friday, May 12, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.
05/09/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES REPAIRS TO STENTON AVENUE AFTER WATER MAIN BREAK [Press Release]
Streets Department crews will begin roadway repairs today along Stenton Avenue from Phil Ellena Street to Upsal Street, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced.
05/08/2017
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Thanks to our East Falls @PhilaStreets helpers for starting our week with a smile.
05/05/2017
City’s Deputy Managing Director of oTIS Honored [Alert]
PHILADELPHIA- Michael Carroll, the City’s Deputy Managing Director of the Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems (oTIS), has been awarded the Philadelphia’s Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Government Service Award.
05/05/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 7 [Alert]
05/02/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES REPAIRS FOR THE INTERSECTION OF 5TH & MARKET STREETS [Alert]
The intersection of 5th and Market Streets will have lane restrictions due to roadway repairs starting today, Tuesday, May 2 at 6PM until Thursday, May 4 at 3PM, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today.