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10/29/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON GLENWOOD AVENUE BRIDGE [Press Release]
Glenwood Avenue between Broad Street and 16th Street will have traffic restrictions during the nighttime hours of Wednesday, October 29, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
10/28/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES RESURFACING OF 28th STREET [Press Release]
Resurfacing work will be performed on 28th Street from Vare Avenue to Passyunk Avenue on Wednesday, October 29 from 8 AM to 4 PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
10/27/2014
Pothole repair, kodos from residents of Wyoming Avenue & Fairhill Street [Kudos]
Streets Department/ComplimentCaller wants to commend the fast service that the Streets Department has performed at Wyoming Avenue & Fairhill Street that she called in last week for a pothole repair and they have repaired this large pothole quickly!!Caller wants to thank the Streets Department for their quick service because she is a senior citizen and her vehicle's wheel kept going into this pothole, but she is grateful for the speedy service that the Streets Department has performed
10/27/2014
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES TOP CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST WINNERS [Press Release]
On Saturday evening, October 25, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri and Deputy Streets Commissioner Donald Carlton announced the four top winners of the 2014 Clean Block Contest at the Annual Clean Block Awards Banquet.
10/24/2014
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ALONG VARIOUS ROUTES IN CENTER CITY [Press Release]
Streets Department Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that construction for the Traffic Signal Improvement Project within the Northeast Quadrant of Center City is expected to start on Monday, October 27, 2014.
10/24/2014
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
@PhilaStreets Y'all are the best around. Thank you for saving us in Manayunk every winter.
10/23/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE [Press Release]
The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have traffic restrictions during the daylight hours of Saturday, October 25, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
10/22/2014
PMBC ANNOUNCES TOP CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET [Alert]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) will announce the top four winning blocks in the 2014 PMBC Contest at its annual Clean Block Banquet.
10/16/2014
EVENING STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR CENTER CITY FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that Streets Department crews will be performing ditch restoration work and other roadway repairs on select Center City streets today from 4pm to 12am.
10/09/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR DELAWARE AVENUE EXTENSION PROJECT [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that local truck traffic will be detoured as part of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project
10/07/2014
Street Ligh Out Request [Kudos]
"I needed to take a moment to say, THANK YOU, for being Beyond Expedient, in handling my, "street light out request"."
09/26/2014
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 29 [Press Release]
The following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of September 29, 2014, weather permitting, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri today.
09/25/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION ON THE HAVERFORD AVENUE SIGNAL UPGRADE PROJECT [Alert]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that construction work has commenced on the Traffic Signal Improvement Project along Haverford Avenue from City Avenue to Lancaster Avenue.
09/25/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION ON THE HAVERFORD AVENUE SIGNAL UPGRADE PROJECT [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that construction work has commenced on the Traffic Signal Improvement Project along Haverford Avenue from City Avenue to Lancaster Avenue.
09/25/2014
PHILADELPHIA TRAFFIC OPERATIONS CENTER (TOC) PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT BID ANNOUNCEMENT [In The News]
09/17/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT RESCHEDULES RESURFACING OF LEVERINGTON AVENUE [Press Release]
Resurfacing work on Leverington Avenue from Baker Street to Main Street is rescheduled for Friday, September 19 from 10 AM to 2 PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
09/17/2014
STREETS DEPT. ANNOUNCES RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR STRAWBERRY MANSION SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTER [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced the Streets Department will officially open its newest Sanitation Convenience Center on Monday, September 22.
09/12/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND MAINTENANCE WORK ON GREEN LANE BRIDGE [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that line striping work will be performed on the Green Lane Bridge Saturday, September 13.
09/12/2014
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) TO HOST 2014 CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST [Press Release]
On Saturday, September 13, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri, along with Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) Administrator Dawn Woods will kick off the 2014 Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest at PMBC headquarters located at 2601 West Glenwood Avenue. The kick-off and orientation for contest judges begins at 9:00 AM.
09/10/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET [Alert]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that weekend night work will continue for construction activities along North Broad Street starting Friday, September 12. This work will be performed from Friday evening at 7 p.m. until Monday morning at 5 a.m.
09/10/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON FALLS BRIDGE [Press Release]
The Falls Bridge between Kelly Drive and Martin Luther King Drive will be closed to all traffic from Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00 PM until Thursday, September 11 at 4:00 AM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today. If the work is completed sooner, the roadway may open earlier.
09/02/2014
Kudos for Bridge Street project [Kudos]
Message relayed by Philly311; the resident gives thanks to the Streets Department for the great job completed on a street cave-in at 2001 Bridge Street
09/01/2014
The rhythms of a sanitation truck crew [In The News]
08/27/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES REPAIRS TO RHAWN STREET [Press Release]
Rhawn Street from Bustleton Avenue to Large Street will be closed from 4:00 PM, Thursday, August 28 to 12:00 PM, Friday, August 29 for street restoration, said Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
08/27/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ITS NEW DEPUTY COMMISSONERS OF ADMINISTRATION AND TRANSPORTATION [Press Release]
Today, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced the addition of two new Deputy Commissioners to the Streets Department.
08/22/2014
UPDATED: Temporary Street Closure for Center City for This Weekend [Press Release]
Temporary, intermittent street closures will be in effect from Saturday, August 23 at 7am until Sunday, August 24 at 3pm, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
08/22/2014
Streets Department Schedules Lane Restrictions to Arch Street [Press Release]
The Streets Department will be performing street repairs to Arch Street between 10th and 11th Streets beginning Monday, August 25.
08/22/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR DELAWARE AVENUE EXTENSION PROJECT [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that on Sunday, August 24, local truck traffic will be detoured as part of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project.
08/21/2014
Kudos to Sanitation [Kudos]
Caller compliments the Sanitation crew working at 6600 N. 20th St. He reports that the men were doing an excellent job. He wants to make it known that this is the first time he's seen this kind of exemplary service.
08/20/2014
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
Yes! @PhilaStreets gets it done on @rocklandstreet Bye hole! @emaleigh Thanks to @philly311 too. pic.twitter.com/R4pPCnfus1
08/20/2014
Kudos from Bike Coalition Phila [Kudos]
Thank you @PhilaStreets @philly311 for smoothing out the bad patch jobs on 16th btw Spruce & Lombard. Much safer biking now. #bikePHL
08/15/2014
Kudos from Gaskill Street Resident [Kudos]
The Sanitation guys that take care of the 400 block of Gaskill are always great. They do an awesome job.
08/15/2014
Temporary Full Street Closure for Center City for Sunday, August 17 [Press Release]
Effective Sunday, August 17, there will be full street closures from 6am to 12pm in Center City to accommodate the movement of heavy construction equipment.
08/15/2014
PMBC Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and Volunteers [Alert]
PMBC Caravan will travel to four streets to distribute promotional items to block residents and children involved in the cleanup.
08/14/2014
TEMPORARY FULL STREET CLOSURE FOR CENTER CITY FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 [Alert]
The following temporary full street closures will be in effect on Sunday, August 17 from 6:00 am to 12:00 p.m., announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
08/14/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR DELAWARE AVENUE EXTENSION PROJECT [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that on Sunday, August 24, local truck traffic will be detoured as part of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project.
08/08/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 12th, 16th, 18th and 19th Police Districts
08/06/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ACHIEVES TOP RECYCLING AWARD [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri is proud to announce the Streets Department has been awarded a 2014 Pennsylvania Waste Watchers Award.
08/01/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 338 blocks scheduled to clean in the 1st, 3rd and 17th Police District
07/30/2014
Kudos from Bustleton Resident [Kudos]
Thanks, Streets Dept. We of­ten hear com­plaints about city ser­vices. But, this time, the Streets De­part­ment did an ex­cel­lent job re­pav­ing the Krewstown Road Bridge over Pennypack Creek. As Demo­crat com­mit­tee­man for the ad­ja­cent neigh­bor­hood, I began call­ing about the sig­ni­fic­ant bumps and potholes, grinds and im­per­fec­tions sev­er­al months ago. Last winter it got worse. The potholes were bru­tal. I called in Feb­ru­ary and again in April and June. Work began shortly there­after. There were keys in get­ting res­ults, the three P’s: Pa­tience; Per­sist­ence; Po­lite­ness. Job well done! Now it’s our re­spons­ib­il­ity to stay off the yel­low line and stay close to the speed lim­it.
07/30/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET [Press Release]
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that weekend night work will continue for construction activities along North Broad Street starting Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7 p.m.
07/25/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 128 blocks scheduled to clean in the 2nd Police District
07/24/2014
Kudos from Algon Ave Resident [Kudos]
Caller gives compliments to the city on the work done in repaving Algon Ave going through the park to Krewstown RD
07/18/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 424 blocks scheduled to clean in the 22nd and 26th Police Districts
07/16/2014
Race Street Pedestrian Crossing gates have been reopened as of Tuesday, 7/15 [Alert]
The Race St. gates have been repaired and the crossings has been re-opened. The Streets department anticipates making a formal announcement later this week that the re-opening is permanent, pending additional testing and confirmation.
07/16/2014
Streets Department’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event [Press Release]
Citizens are invited to participate in a free citywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division. This one-day event provides citizens with an opportunity to recycle or dispose of unwanted Household Hazardous Waste accumulated in their homes or garages.
07/11/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 864 blocks scheduled to clean in the 14th, 35th, and 39th Police Districts.
07/11/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE MANAYUNK BRIDGE TRAIL PROJECT [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that the Notice to Proceed for construction for the Manayunk Bridge Trail Project will be issued on Monday, July 14
07/10/2014
Kudos from Resident of 1100 block of Hedgerow Lane [Kudos]
I would like to extend my sincere thanks to the individuals who pick up all of the accumulated refuse in front of my house. My wife and I finally cleared out around 5 years of unwanted items from our shed. Your workers are to be commended for doing an excellent job.
07/10/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that weekend night work will continue for construction activities along North Broad Street on Friday, July 11, starting at 7 p.m.
07/05/2014
Kudos from Chief of Staff & Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison [Kudos]
#PhillyOwnsThe4th- Both thumbs up for the great work by @PhilaStreets to get the Parkway cleaned and back up for normal activities.
07/04/2014
Kudos from Philly MDO Events [Kudos]
A big thank you to @PhilaStreets for their Parkway clean up efforts! Best in the business. @July4thPhilly @philly311
07/02/2014
Resident, 1400 block of Elbridge Street [Kudos]
Sanitation workers picked up huge amounts of trash left by my neighbors who had moved away. It really was a huge mess and their efforts were much appreciated. They went above and beyond.
07/02/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT OPENS RACE STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING [Press Release]
The Streets Department together with CSX will temporarily open the Race Street Pedestrian Crossing to the Schuylkill River trail on Wednesday, July 2 from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM and on Friday, July 4 from 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM
07/01/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES CLOSURE OF FRANKFORD AVENUE [Press Release]
Frankford Avenue from Oxford Avenue to Thompson Street is being closed intermittently from Tuesday, July 1 to Thursday, July 3 to perform roadway repairs
06/27/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 24th and 25th Police Districts
06/23/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NEW WEIGHT RESTRICTION TO PINE ROAD BRIDGE [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today that the Pine Road Bridge over Pennypack Creek will be posted with a new weight restriction of 20-tons
06/20/2014
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
In response to pothole repairs throughout the city, Firestone Auto tweeted: Great job! You're the pothole hero of the day for June 20.
06/20/2014
NEW WEIGHT RESTRICTION TO PINE ROAD BRIDGE [Press Release]
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today that the Pine Road Bridge over Pennypack Creek will be posted with a new weight restriction of 20-tons. The new posting will allow the bridge to remain open to traffic, and decrease the rate of deterioration to ensure pedestrian and vehicular safety.
06/20/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 12th, 16th, 18th, and 19th Police Districts
06/13/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains an [Press Release]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 361 blocks scheduled to clean in the 1st, 3rd, and 17th Police Districts.
06/13/2014
Streets Department’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event [Alert]
Citizens are invited to participate in a free citywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division.
06/12/2014
The City of Philadelphia and Recyclebank Renew Partnership [Press Release]
The City of Philadelphia and Recyclebank Renew Partnership Philadelphia Recycling Rewards Program enters fifth year of helping the City achieve its sustainability goals
06/12/2014
Kudos via Twitter [In The News]
Thanks @311NLP and @PhilaStreets for responding to illegal dumping and keeping our streets clean!
06/10/2014
Kudos via Facebook [Kudos]
I am writing to THANK! The streets department for the excellent clean up of my block today, 6/10/2014 on the 1800 block of Orthodox St. in Frankford, 19124. I was thrilled to see them come through and within no time at all our block and beyond was looking clean and spiffy. It encourages and builds community and reduces crime.
06/07/2014
Kudos via Twitter [Kudos]
The @PhilaStreets department literally swept through my neighborhood this morning. It was much appreciated. #TaxDollarsAtWork #GreatJob
06/06/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES RESURFACING OF HUNTING PARK AVENUE [Press Release]
The resurfacing of Hunting Park Avenue from 15th Street to Torresdale Avenue will begin Monday, June 9, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today
06/06/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that weekend night work will continue for construction activities along North Broad Street starting Friday, June 6, at 7 p.m.
06/06/2014
Kudos from TTF Watershed [Kudos]
Hey @PhilaStreets! Thank you for cleaning the streets along Tacony Creek Park! @PhilaParkandRec @PhillyMOTU pic.twitter.com/okPtZbFmFq
06/06/2014
Pothole kudos [Kudos]
Mayor Nutter: I just wanted to say that I am so grateful that all of the potholes that I submitted on the website have all been filled -- AND in a timely manner. Please thank your streets department. Thank you. Miss Luba
06/04/2014
Kudos via Facebook [Kudos]
Unexpected uplifting scene this morning: Two school-children at the corner of 48th and Pine, the younger one needing to cross the street, the slightly older one responsible for getting her across. Little one steps into the street as a car goes through the intersection. Garbage truck at the stop sign blasts the horn. Driver of the garbage truck hops out of the truck, walks into middle of intersection to stop all traffic, guides the little one across the street, then gets back into truck -- ignoring the line of traffic backed up behind him. Way to go, driver! -- not just keeping our neighborhood clean but our kids safe as well.
06/03/2014
Thank you [Kudos]
I just wanted to send a thank you to the Philadelphia Streets Department! I put in a request last week for a street light that was out, and also for potholes on our street. The light was fixed literally the next day and the potholes were fixed yesterday. I know you have many requests that need to be fulfilled, so I wanted to thank all of the department for fixing the issues on our street so quickly! Thanks again, Amber Nathanson
06/02/2014
Resident, Trash Collection [Kudos]
Trash collection: @PhilaStreets it was taken care of on Sunday. Many thanks to the crews who were out so early on a Sunday morning.
06/02/2014
Resident via Twitter [Kudos]
Resident via Twitter: Trash crew for 2nd St in Old Kensington is super efficient and friendly! Thanks!
06/01/2014
Bike Race Kudos [Kudos]
Resident thanks Philly transportation groups for a successful Manayunk Bike Race
05/31/2014
Kudos from TTF Watershed [Kudos]
In less than 2 hrs we've pulled out 520 illegally dumped tires @BeautifulPHL @PhilaStreets @PhillyH2O @PowerCorpsPHL pic.twitter.com/MCQUvZ48Ko
05/30/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE [Press Release]
The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have traffic restrictions during the daylight hours of Saturday, May 31, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today
05/29/2014
For Phila. pothole squad, there’s no spring break [In The News]
For Phila. pothole squad, there's no spring break
05/29/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE [Press Release]
The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have traffic restrictions during the daylight hours of Saturday, May 31, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/29/2014
Philadelphia’s Big Belly program is featured on CNN’s “City of Tomorrow” series [In The News]
Philadelphia's Big Belly program has been featured on CNN's "City of Tomorrow" series.
05/29/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today that weekend night work will be required for construction activities along North Broad Street starting Friday, May 30, 2014 at 7 p.m.
05/27/2014
Race Street Railroad Gates Closure [Alert]
Due to the severe flooding that occurred on April 30, the automatic gates at the Race Street crossing were severely damaged. The gates will be closed until repairs can be made.
05/27/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT IMPLEMENTS NEW POLICIES FOR ITS SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTERS [Press Release]
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced that beginning Tuesday, May 27, the Streets Department will implement new policies concerning drop-offs at its three Sanitation Convenience Centers for residents receiving City trash services.
05/23/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s ( PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains [Press Release]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 399 blocks scheduled to clean in the 22nd and 26th Police Districts
05/21/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT CLOSES RACE STREET CROSSING FOR REPAIRS [Press Release]
Due to recent severe flooding that occurred on April 30, the electric gates at the Race Street crossing were damaged
05/21/2014
New Sanitation Convenience Center Policies: Effective Tuesday, May 27th [Alert]
The Streets Department recognizes that population changes have resulted in fewer households having personal vehicles and that on some occasions households generate large amounts of trash. Effective Tuesday, May 27 the Streets Department will institute the following regulations for residents visiting our Sanitation Convenience Centers
05/16/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET [Alert]
Philadelphia, PA – Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today that weekend night work will be required for construction activities along North Broad Street starting tonight, Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7 p.m.
05/16/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s ( PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains a [Alert]
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan will visit four of the 846 blocks scheduled to clean in the 14th, 35th, and 39th Police Districts.
05/16/2014
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division [Alert]
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division Opportunity for Residents to Earn 25 Recycling Rewards Points WHO: Streets Department’s Sanitation Division WHAT: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event WHEN: Saturday – May 17 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Streets Department’s 1st Highway Yard, 4800 Parkside Avenue
05/14/2014
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division [Alert]
Citizens are invited to participate in a free citywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division.
05/09/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains an [Alert]
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 24th and 25th Police Districts. Saturday, May 10th, 2014
05/08/2014
Pothole Repair [Kudos]
Resident sends kudos for the speedy repair on a pothole in front of her house
05/02/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES PEDESTRIAN CROSSWALK FOR ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD AT SECOND STREET [Press Release]
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES PEDESTRIAN CROSSWALK FOR ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD AT SECOND STREET Temporary Closures from May 5 to June 27 Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today the start of construction for a new signalized pedestrian crossing of Roosevelt Boulevard near 2nd Street. Lane closures on Roosevelt Boulevard between 3rd Street and Mascher Street will be in effect between 8:00 pm to 6:00 am daily from Monday, May 5 through Friday, June 27.
05/02/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES CLOSURE OF BLACK ROAD [Press Release]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES CLOSURE OF BLACK ROAD Beginning May 2, 2014 PHILADELPHIA – Black Road from Martin Luther King Drive to Lansdowne Drive will be closed indefinitely due to damage from the April 30 rainstorm, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/02/2014
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains an [Press Release]
EVENT: Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 12th, 16th, 18th, and 19th Police Districts, Saturday, May 3, 2014
05/02/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROAD CLOSURE OF MONTGOMERY DRIVE [Press Release]
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROAD CLOSURE OF MONTGOMERY DRIVE Temporary road closure from May 2 to May 8 PHILADELPHIA – Montgomery Drive between I-76 and Martin Luther King Drive will be closed temporarily from Friday, May 2, to Thursday, May 8, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today. The following temporary restriction is scheduled to be in effect daily from approximately 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM. The roadway will re-open during non-working hours.
05/01/2014
Pothole repair [Kudos]
Resident gives kudos to the streets department via Facebook for coming out to repair a pothole within 2 days of his report-- in heavy rainfall no less!
04/28/2014
Resident of Montgomery Avenue [Kudos]
Montgomery Ave resident gives kudos to the Streets Department. After having placed a service request, the customer thanks the department for removing the dumped mess the very next day, quickly and efficiently.
04/24/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT WANTS TO HEAR FROM RESIDENTS [Press Release]
The Philadelphia Streets Department announced today new initiatives aimed at improving communications between the Department and the public. Residents may now register their cell phones and e-mail addresses with the Department through its website www.philadelphiastreets.com in order to receive real-time messages concerning City services, vital information and news.
04/22/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES EARTH DAY [Press Release]
PHILADELPHIA – Today the Streets Department and RecycleBank®, will be celebrating Earth Day 2014 by focusing on recycling education and outreach in Sherwood Park located at 57th Street and Baltimore Avenue.