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07/30/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES OVERNIGHT MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive will be closed temporarily on Friday, July 31 from approximately 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM due to maintenance work, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced.
07/30/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES RESURFACING OF OLD YORK ROAD
PHILADELPHIA – Old York Road from 65th Avenue to Broad Street will be resurfaced by Streets Department crews from Thursday, July 30 to Monday, August 3, weather permitting, between the hours of 7:30AM and 4:00PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced.
07/23/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
PHILADELPHIA – The Streets Department will temporarily close a number of streets in Center City for roadwork on Saturday, July 25, Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today.
07/23/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Lincoln Drive, between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue / Kelly Drive, will be closed temporarily on Saturday, July 25th, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
07/21/2015
STREETS DEPARMENT ANNOUNCES NEW ONLINE BLOCK PARTY APPLICATION
PHILADELPHIA – The Streets Department has made it much easier for residents to schedule their block party, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
07/16/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
PHILADELPHIA –There will be intermittent closures on Thursday, July 16 from 4:00pm to 11:00pm on the following streets for roadway repairs, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
07/16/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE
PHILADELPHIA – The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have traffic restrictions during the day on July 18 from approximately 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
07/13/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET
Philadelphia - Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that night work will continue for construction activities along the center median of North Broad Street between Callowhill Street and Glenwood Avenue starting Tuesday, July 14 to Friday, July 17.
07/10/2015
PMBC) Clean Block Caravan visits 14th, 35th, & 39th Block Captains
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 14th, 35th, and 39th Police Districts
07/09/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES EVENING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FOR THE 41ST STREET BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that demolition activities on the 41st Street Bridge replacement project will begin on Sunday, July 12.
07/03/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS FOR WEEK OF JULY 6: Overnight Work Schedule
The Streets Department will be resurfacing the following Center City streets overnight from 7pm to 5am, weather permitting, starting Monday, July 6, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today. Once the paving is completed, the line striping will be installed.
06/24/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES EVENING MAINTENANCE WORK ON 13TH & LOCUST STREETS
The intersection of 13th & Locust will have temporary vehicular traffic restrictions for crews to install line stripping on Wednesday, June 24, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
06/22/2015
CITY’S VOLUNTEER CLEAN BLOCK PROGRAM RETURNS TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
On Saturday, July 18, the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC), part of the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division, will wind down its 2015 volunteer cleaning season with the last of its three clean-ups scheduled for the 6th, 9th, 22nd, and 26th Police Districts.
06/22/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT’S 2015 TIRE ROUND-UP PROGRAM COMING TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
PHILADELPHIA - On Saturday, July 25, the Streets Department kicks off its 2015 Tire Round-Up Program in your area.
06/19/2015
PMBC Caravan visits Block Captains of the 12th, 18th, and 19th Police Districts
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 12th, 18th, and 19th Police Districts.
06/18/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE
PHILADELPHIA – The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have traffic restrictions on June 20, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
06/15/2015
CENTER CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK FOR WEEK OF JUNE 15
PHILADELPHIA– The Streets Department will be resurfacing a number of streets in Center City starting Monday night, June 15th, Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today.
06/12/2015
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 15
06/11/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive will be closed temporarily on Saturday, June 13 from approximately 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM to perform maintenance work, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
06/10/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET
PHILADELPHIA - Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that weekend night work will continue for construction activities along North Broad Street starting, Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7 p.m.
06/05/2015
PMBC Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits 2nd & 15th Block Captains
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 2nd and 15th Police Districts.
06/03/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT RESCHEDULES RESURFACING WORK ON CHELTEN AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA – Resurfacing work on Chelten Avenue from Wissahickon Avenue to Chew Avenue has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 3 due to inclement weather and will be completed by Saturday, June 6, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
06/03/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT RESCHEDULES RESURFACING WORK ON 10TH STREET
PHILADELPHIA – Resurfacing work on 10th Street from Arch Street to Market Street has been rescheduled due to inclement weather for Wednesday, June 3 from 7 PM to 4 AM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/29/2015
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 1
05/27/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
PHILADELPHIA – The intersection of 7th & Locust Streets (at Washington Square) will be closed temporarily from 4PM, Thursday, May 28 to 4PM, Friday, May 29 to perform roadway repairs.
05/26/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE
PHILADELPHIA – The University Avenue Drawbridge over the Schuylkill River will have traffic closures due to work on the bridge from approximately 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 30, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/20/2015
Residents Help 15 Philadelphia Schools Win $31K in Grants by Donating Recycling Rewards Points
PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK —May 20, 2015—The Philadelphia Streets Department and Recyclebank®, today presented a check in the amount of $31,380 to 15 schools that participated in this year’s Recyclebank Green Schools Program.
05/14/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES RESURFACING WORK FOR FOX STREET
PHILADELPHIA – Fox Street from Midvale Avenue to Abbottsford Avenue will be resurfaced Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15 from 8 AM to 4 PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/13/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES REPAIRS TO 2100 PINE STREET
Pine Street from 22nd Street to 21st Street will be closed from 3:00 PM, Wednesday, May 13 to 4:00 PM, Friday, May 15 to perform roadway repairs.
05/12/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT INSTALLING NEW TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES TO IMPROVE TRAFFIC SAFETY
PHILADELPHIA – In an effort to improve safety and reduce traffic crashes, the Streets Department will be installing speed cushions on various streets in the City, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
05/08/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROADWORK FOR 600 and 700 LOMBARD STREETS
PHILADELPHIA – Westbound Lombard Street from 6th Street to 8th Street will be closed from 4:00PM, May 6 to 4:00PM, May 8 to perform roadway repairs, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/08/2015
PMBC Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains an
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 24th and 25th Police Districts.
05/07/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Martin Luther King Drive between the Art Museum Circle and Sweetbrier Drive will be closed to all traffic from approximately 9:00 PM on Friday, May 8 until 6:00 AM on Saturday, May 9, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/06/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES RESURFACING OF SCHOOL HOUSE LANE
PHILADELPHIA – School House Lane from Vaux Street to Wissahickon Avenue will be resurfaced on Saturday, May 9 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
05/05/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES ROADWORK FOR 3400 MIDVALE AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA – Eastbound Midvale Avenue from Warden Drive to Henry Avenue will be closed from Tuesday, May 5 at 8:00 am to Friday, May 8 at 8:00 pm to perform roadway repairs, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
04/30/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR CITYWIDE RESURFACING
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that temporary street closures and parking restrictions to accommodate citywide street resurfacing will begin Friday night, May 1.
04/29/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive will have the “inbound” or southbound lanes closed temporarily on Saturday, May 2 from approximately 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
04/17/2015
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and their volunteers cleaning in the 2nd and 15th Police Districts.
04/15/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES EARTH DAY WITH GRAND OPENING OF NEW SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTER
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced that the Streets Department will celebrate Earth Day 2015 with the ribbon-cutting ceremony of its newest Sanitation Convenience Center located at 5100 Grays Avenue.
04/10/2015
TEMPORARY, FULL AND PARTIAL STREET CLOSURES FOR CENTER CITY & UNIVERSITY CITY FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 11
PHILADELPHIA – The following temporary full and partial street closures will be in effect on Saturday, April 11, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
04/09/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE GERMANTOWN AVENUE STREETSCAPE PROJECT
Philadelphia - Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that the Notice to Proceed has been issued to Carusone Construction, Inc. for the Germantown Avenue Streetscape Project.
04/07/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT RESCHEDULES RESURFACING OF MANAYUNK AVENUE
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today that due to the weather forecast the street resurfacing project for Manayunk Avenue from Ridge to Roxborough Avenues has been rescheduled to begin on Monday, April 13.
03/25/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KELLY DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – On Kelly Drive, just north of Boat House Row, there will be temporary lane restrictions from approximately 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, March 28, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
03/23/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TRASH COLLECTION DELAYS
PHILADELPHIA - Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced that due to the extreme weather the city has experienced over the past several winters, an unusually high number of our trash trucks have been scrapped or are in the shop for major repairs.
03/19/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KELLY DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – On Kelly Drive, just north of Boat House Row, there will be temporary lane restrictions from approximately 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, March 21, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
03/18/2015
STREETS DEPT ANNOUNCES NIGHT TIME CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FOR THE WILLOW GROVE AVE. BRIDGE PROJECT
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that bridge demolition for the Willow Grove Avenue Bridge Project will be extended from Sunday, March 22 to Thursday, March 26 due to inclement weather that halted the work.
03/13/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT KICKS OFF CLEANING SEASON AT ANNUAL BLOCK CAPTAIN RALLY
PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 12, 2015): The Philadelphia Streets Department will kick off the 2015 cleaning season at Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC)‘s annual Block Captain Rally.
03/11/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON 33rd STREET
PHILADELPHIA – There will be a temporary full closure of 33rd Street between Spruce Street/ South Street and Walnut Street on Thursday, March 12, Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today.
03/10/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT EXPECTS NEAR RECORD POTHOLE SEASON
PHILADELPHIA –Streets Department crews have been actively repairing street defects citywide. Over 9,000 potholes have already been identified and repaired since January 1.
03/05/2015
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES SNOW EMERGENCY
Philadelphia, March 4, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that a snow emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow.
02/25/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NIGHT TIME CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FOR THE WILLOW GROVE AVENUE BRIDGE
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that bridge demolition for the Willow Grove Avenue Bridge Project will start Sunday, March 1.
02/20/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES INSPECTION OF BRIDGES
PHILADELPHIA – As part of a continuing maintenance program, three City-owned bridges crossing the Schuylkill River will be inspected from February 23 through February 27, 2015, Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today.
02/16/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that the Streets Department is preparing for another winter storm that will impact the City overnight.
01/29/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
Philadelphia – The Streets Department is anticipating another bout of snow, which is expected to start Thursday evening by 8:00 p.m. and continue intermittently overnight, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
01/27/2015
SNOW EMERGENCY LIFTED 6:00AM TUESDAY 1/27/15
01/26/2015
Snow Emergency declared beginning Monday, 1/26/2015 at 6:00PM
A Snow Emergency has been declared for Philadelphia to begin Monday, 1/26/15 at 6:00pm.
01/23/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
The Streets Department is prepared for a wintry mix which is expected to begin Friday evening by 10:00 pm. The precipitation is expected to start as snow and then mix with sleet, freezing rain and rain early Saturday morning. The mixed precipitation will continue on Saturday and may change back to light snow before ending late in the afternoon. Forecasts call for approximately 1 to 3 inches of snow in the City.
01/21/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
The Streets Department is preparing today for another winter weather event which is expected to begin around noon and last until 9:00 pm this evening, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri. Forecasts call for approximately 1-3 inches of snow in the City.
01/05/2015
Streets Department Releases Historic Streets Assessment Report
12/19/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive will have the “inbound” or southbound lanes closed temporarily on Saturday, December 20, from approximately 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM on Saturday, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
12/16/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THE WILLOW GROVE AVENUE BRIDGE PROJECT
Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that the Notice to Proceed has been issued to Loftus Construction, Inc. for the reconstruction of the Willow Grove Avenue Bridge over SEPTA, adjacent to St. Martins Station.
09/25/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION ON THE HAVERFORD AVENUE SIGNAL UPGRADE PROJECT
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.
09/10/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND NIGHT CONSTRUCTION WORK ON NORTH BROAD STREET
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.
08/15/2014
PMBC Saturday Clean Block Caravan visits Block Captains and Volunteers
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
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.
07/16/2014
Race Street Pedestrian Crossing gates have been reopened as of Tuesday, 7/15
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.
06/13/2014
Streets Department’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Citizens are invited to participate in a free citywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event sponsored by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division.
05/27/2014
Race Street Railroad Gates Closure
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.
05/21/2014
New Sanitation Convenience Center Policies: Effective Tuesday, May 27th
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
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
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
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
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
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
03/26/2014
Tell us how we did this winter season!
03/17/2014
Commercial Corridor Cleaning - MARCH 17, 2014
The Philadelphia Streets Department will resume Commercial Corridor cleaning on March 17th. The service was suspended over the winter months due to low temperatures and ice.
03/17/2014
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS - MARCH 17, 2014
Trash and Recycling collections are on regular schedule this week. Currently there are no major impacts on collections.
03/11/2014
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: Trash and Recycling Collections After Snow Storms
03/02/2014
SANITATION UPDATE - March 2, 2014
Due to the pending snow storm expected to begin late Sunday, March 2, Sanitation trucks will be diverted to snow operations. Monday's trash and recycling collections will be suspended. Residents whose collection day is Monday must hold their collections until next Monday. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank citizens in advance for their patience. The forecast snow accumulations will require Sanitation trucks to fitted with plows to assist with snow operations.
02/28/2014
SANITATION UPDATE - February 28, 2014
Sanitation Update: For the week of February 24 residents should set out their trash and recyclables on their regularly scheduled collection day at their normal pickup location. If collections are not picked up on the regular day they will be picked up the next morning. Due to the double volume of Tuesday collections, crews will be running a half day behind schedule for the week. Crews are attempting to get to all driveway collections this week. Any driveway collections missed because of ice will be picked up when the driveways clear. If rear driveways are still too icy for Sanitation trucks to safely travel on, materials will be collected when the driveways are passable. Crews will be working through the weekend to collect delayed collections.
02/17/2014
WEATHER UPDATE - February 17, 2014
Due to the pending snow storm expected to begin early Tuesday, February 18, Sanitation trucks will be diverted to snow operations. Tuesday trash and recycling collections will be suspended. Residents whose collection day is Tuesday must hold their collections until next week. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank citizens in advance for their patience. The forecast snow accumulations will require Sanitation trucks to fitted with plows to assist with snow. Monday collections that were not collected will be picked up on Wednesday, February 19. Crews had difficulty maneuvering over snow mounds and had to prepare Sanitation trucks to be outfitted with plows for Tuesday's storm.
02/14/2014
SNOW UPDATE - February 14, 2014
The Snow Emergency was lifted at 2pm on 2/14/14. Vehicles are permitted to be parked on the Snow Emergency Routes after 2pm. To report a street for salting and/or plowing along with non-shoveled sidewalks in front of residences and businesses, please contact 311.
02/12/2014
SANITATION UPDATE - February 12, 2014
Due to the pending snow storm expected to begin late Wednesday, February 12: Collection of trash and recycling will be suspended on Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14. Residents must hold their materials until next Thursday and Friday and set out on their regular trash day at curbside. Rear driveway collections are suspended for the week of February 17. For the week of February 17th there will be a REGULAR Sanitation collection schedule.
02/12/2014
SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED FOR 8PM - February 12, 2014
A Snow Emergency has been declared for 8pm tonight, February 12, 2014.
02/05/2014
SANITATION UPDATE - February 5, 2014
Trash and recycling collections in rear driveways have been suspended for the week of February 3. Residents who regularly set out their items in the rear driveway must set them out curbside for pickup on their regularly scheduled collection day. Place trash/recycling on top of snow mounds so they are visible to crews.
02/02/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
Trash and Recycling Collections Impacted; Citizens Must Place Collections Curb Side The forecasted snow accumulations requires trash and recycling collections in rear driveways be suspended for the week of February 3. Citizens must set their collections out on their regularly scheduled collection day at curb side this week.
01/30/2014
Low Temperature Alert
Due to the extreme low temperatures and multiple snowstorms, Sanitation collections are delayed this week. Residents should set out their trash and recycling on their regularly scheduled day and place them curb side. Crews will be working evenings and into the weekend to catch up on delayed collections. Thank you for your patience.
01/23/2014
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/ Kelly Drive will be closed due to scheduled maintenance work on Saturday, December 7, from approximately 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Acting Streets Commissioner David Perri announced today. The Police Department will assist in maintaining a safe traffic flow in the following detoured areas: