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06/21/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
Temporary closure scheduled from Wednesday, June 22 to Thursday, June 23 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 Wednesday, June 22 to 5:00 AM on Thursday, June 23, announced Acting Streets Commissioner Michael Carroll today.
06/08/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Martin Luther King Drive (formerly West River Drive) between the Art Museum Circle and Sweetbrier Drive will be closed to all traffic from Thursday, June 9, from approximately 9:00 PM until Friday, June 10, at 5:00 AM, announced Acting Streets Commissioner Michael Carroll today. The following temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect:
06/08/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 9
PHILADELPHIA - The Streets Department will be performing road maintenance work on a number of streets in Center City on Thursday, June 9, between 4pm and 12am, announced Acting Streets Commissioner Michael A. Carroll today. The work is being performed while there is less vehicular traffic and for the safety of work crews, weather permitting.
05/24/2016
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Willow Grove Avenue Bridge
EVENT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Willow Grove Avenue Bridge WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 11:30am WHERE: 301 W. Willow Grove Avenue
05/19/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS FOR THURSDAY, MAY 19
PHILADELPHIA - The Streets Department will be performing road maintenance work on a number of streets in Center City on Thursday, May 19, from 4pm and 12am, Acting Streets Commissioner Michael Carroll announced today. The work will be performed, weather permitting, while there is less vehicular traffic and for the safety of work crew
05/10/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES CLOSURE FOR 2000 BLOCK OF EAST VENANGO STREET
PHILADELPHIA –The 2000 block of East Venango Street from Emerald Street to Frankford Avenue will be fully closed from 9:00AM, Wednesday, May 11 to 4:00PM, Thursday, May 12 to perform ditch restoration roadway repairs, the Streets Department announced today. The street is expected to be re-opened by Thursday evening when the work is completed. There will be no posted detour. The Streets Department is coordinating with SEPTA on this detour.
05/06/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON 22nd STREET, BETWEEN YORK STREET AND SEDGLEY AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA – 22nd Street, between York Street and Sedgley Avenue, will be closed temporarily on Saturday, May 7th, the Streets Department announced today. The following temporary full closure is scheduled to be in effect from approximately 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday. If the project proceeds faster than anticipated, the roadway may open earlier.
04/21/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 21
The Streets Department will be performing road maintenance work on a number of streets in Center City on Thursday, April 21, between 4pm and 12am, Streets Commissioner Donald D. Carlton announced today. The work is being performed while there is less vehicular traffic and for the safety of work crews.
04/14/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES EVENING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FOR THE 41ST STREET BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner Donald D. Carlton announced today that the final stage of demolition of the 41st Street Bridge in West Philadelphia will begin on Sunday night, April 17. In particular, contractor will remove the existing bridge piers adjacent to the Amtrak tracks.
04/07/2016
9th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup: Postponed Until Saturday, April 16
PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2016): Due to the forecasted inclement weather, the Streets Department has made the decision to postpone the 9th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup until Saturday, April 16.
03/30/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT EMERGENCY CLOSURE OF WALNUT STREET
Temporary closure of street on Thursday, March 31 PHILADELPHIA –Streets Commissioner Donald D. Carlton announced today the 4900 block of Walnut Street is currently restricted to one lane and will be fully closed from 6AM to 6PM, Thursday, March 31 to perform emergency roadway repairs. When the work is completed on Thursday evening, the street should re-open to one lane. Traffic will be detoured onto Spruce Street. The Streets Department is coordinating with SEPTA and PennDOT on this detour. The Streets Department thanks citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation during this project.
03/24/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES THE REOPENING OF THE FALLS BRIDGE OVER THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner Donald D. Carlton announced today that construction activity on the Falls Bridge over the Schuylkill River has been completed, and the bridge will reopen to vehicular traffic on Friday, March 25. It will be open by the morning rush hour.
03/10/2016
Block Captain Rally to Kick Off Philadelphia’s Cleaning Season
Block Captain Rally to Kick Off Philadelphia’s Cleaning Season WHAT: More than 1,200 Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) Block Captains will join the Philadelphia Streets Department as they kick off the 2016 spring cleaning season at the annual Block Captain Rally. WHEN: Saturday, March 19 Tabling and Workshops: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
03/10/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE
PHILADELPHIA – Traffic on Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive will be restricted to one lane for both the southbound and northbound directions on Friday, March 11 from 10AM to 2PM for manhole inspections, Streets Commissioner Donald D. Carlton announced today.
01/21/2016
Snow Removal Contracting Opportunities
The City has received requests for snow removal contracting opportunities. The following contractors hold the existing snow removal contracts for the Streets Department.
01/20/2016
STREETS ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE REHABILITATION OF THE FALLS BRIDGE
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner Donald D. Carlton announced today that on-site construction activity will commence on Monday, January 25 for the rehabilitation work on the Falls Bridge over the Schuylkill River.
01/15/2016
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES CLOSURE OF HAGY’S MILL ROAD
PHILADELPHIA – Hagy’s Mill Road – from Spring Lane to Port Royal Ave. – will be closed for vegetation removal on Monday, January 18, Streets Commissioner Donald Carlton announced today.
12/22/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT’S 2016 CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING PROGRAM
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today the Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program will run from Monday, January 4 through Saturday, January 16.
09/15/2015
MAYOR NUTTER, STREETS COMMISSIONER PERRI OPEN NEW TRAFFIC OPERATIONS CENTER
Philadelphia, September 15, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced the opening of the City of Philadelphia’s new Traffic Operations Center (TOC) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
09/09/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR DELAWARE AVENUE EXTENSION PROJECT
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that local truck traffic will be detoured along Richmond Street as part of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project.
09/08/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
PHILADELPHIA – There will be temporary closures for roadway repairs at two locations this evening in Center City from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, announced Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
09/01/2015
Letter from Commissioner Perri regarding collections during Papal Visit
On a Citywide basis, trash and recycling collections will be cancelled on Friday, September 25 and Monday, September 28. Residents must hold their collections until the following week. Holding collections means keeping trash and recycling on-premises for one additional week.
08/27/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS FOR AUGUST 27
PHILADELPHIA – There will be intermittent closures to the following Center City streets as the Streets Department makes necessary roadway repairs from 4pm Thursday, August 27 to 12am Friday, August 28, weather permitting, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today.
08/26/2015
MAYOR NUTTER, COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE ANNOUNCE NORTH BROAD STREETSCAPE PROJECT
Philadelphia, August 26, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke announced the North Broad Streetscape project across from a new lighting fixture outside Congregation Rodeph Shalom on the 600 block of north Broad Street.
08/20/2015
Papal Visit Impacts: Residential and Small Commercial Trash Collections
08/12/2015
STREETS DEPARTMENT RESCHEDULES INSTALLATION OF LIGHT MASTS ON NORTH BROAD STREET
Philadelphia - Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that the installation of light masts for the Avenue of the Arts North Lighting Project has been rescheduled for Monday, August 17 through Monday, September 4.
08/12/2015
EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIR SCHEDULED FOR 15TH AND CHESTNUT STREETS
PHILADELPHIA – Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today that there will be overnight road repairs to 15th Street just south of City Hall on Thursday, August 13 starting after 7:00 P.M.
08/10/2015
EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIR SCHEDULED FOR 15TH AND CHESTNUT
PHILADELPHIA - Motorists are advised that am rush hour will be impacted on 15th Street just south of City Hall due to road condition, Streets Commissioner David J. Perri announced today. There will be one southbound travel lane on 15th Street between South Penn Square and Chestnut Street until 9:00am, Monday, August 10.
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