PHILADELPHIA –A temporary full-closure is scheduled for Cresheim Valley Drive/Emlen Street between Lincoln Drive and Allen’s Lane from approximately 7:00 PM Thursday, February 16 to 5:00 AM Friday, February 17, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today. The closure will affect the following roadways:
Due to the volume of workers and equipment, pedestrian and bicycle traffic will also be prohibited during this closure. Local residents will have full access to and from their home throughout the closure. The temporary closure will allow City employees to safely work along this winding stretch of road. During this closure, crews will complete repairs to the badly damaged guiderail along this roadway, as well as other maintenance projects. This work has been scheduled for evening hours in order to expedite repairs, minimize disruption to motorists, and provide the safest work environment for employees. Police Department assistance will be on call to help maintain a safe traffic flow in the area.
All work will be completed and traffic will be restored by 5:00 AM. The Streets Department thanks citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation during this project.
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