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COVID-19 Service Updates

Overview

06/27/2021
Sanitation Collections Update for Week of June 28 [Alert]
06/13/2021
Trash and Recycling Update: Contact 311 if Materials Uncollected At Least 48 Hours After Normal Day [Alert]
04/27/2021
Southbound Kelly Drive, Ferry Road to Hunting Park Avenue Closed Overnight for Maintenance [Alert]
04/20/2021
2021 Philly Spring Cleanup Results [Press Release]
#PhillySpringCleanup was a huge success thanks to the estimated 13,500 volunteers who participated in one of 600 registered projects. Because of you, we've gotten a jump on the cleaning season and removed 427k pounds of trash & 76k pounds of tires.
03/18/2021
Griscom Street Intermittent Closures for Maintenance Saturday March 20 [Press Release]
03/04/2021
Overnight Maintenance Work on Lincoln Drive for Thursday, March 4 [Alert]
03/02/2021
Philly Spring Cleanup Returns with new COVID protocols in place [Press Release]
02/19/2021
Streets Department Announces Temporary Street Closures in Center City for Sunday, February 21 [Alert]
02/18/2021
Streets Department Announces Temporary Street Closures in Center City for Saturday, February 20 [In The News]
02/17/2021
City Launches Interactive Map to Track and Monitor Treatment of Roads During Snow Events [Alert]
PlowPHL tracks vehicles assigned to a route for plowing and salting operations
02/09/2021
Construction to Start on the Main Street Manayunk Streetscape Project [Alert]
02/07/2021
Philadelphia Snow Emergency Declaration Lifted - Collections Resume [Alert]
02/06/2021
City Announces Preparations for Winter Storm [Alert]
02/02/2021
Philadelphia Snow Emergency Declaration Lifted - Collections Resume [Alert]
01/31/2021
City Announces Preparations for Winter Storm [Alert]
01/21/2021
Southbound Lincoln Drive Closed Overnight for Maintenance [Alert]
01/19/2021
Right-of-Way plan review launches electronically on eCLIPSE [Alert]
01/07/2021
Passyunk Ave Bridge: Temporary closure scheduled Overnight on Thursday, January 7 [Alert]
12/28/2020
Christmas Tree Recycling Program - Be Evergreen Recycle Your Tree [Alert]
12/17/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Suspended for Thursday, December 17th; No Rear Driveway Collections [Alert]
Thursday collections suspended. Rear driveway collections suspended for Thursday and Friday routes. Set materials at the curb in front of your home. Collections are one day behind, with Thursday's materials collected Friday, Friday's collected on Saturday.
12/16/2020
Winter Weather Update: Trash and Recycling Collections Suspended for Thursday, December 17th [Alert]
Trash and recycling collections suspended Thursday, December 17. Collections to resume Friday with Thursdays materials collected Friday and Friday's materials collected Saturday.
12/01/2020
Spruce Street at 33rd Closed for Roadway Repairs Dec 1 - Dec 4 [Alert]
11/30/2020
Overnight Southbound Lane Closures Resume November 30 Along Lincoln Drive [Alert]
11/19/2020
Lincoln Dr. Southbound Lanes Overnight Closure Nov. 19 [Alert]
11/12/2020
Lincoln Drive: Temporary road closure scheduled for overnight Thursday, November 12 [Alert]
11/06/2020
Paving in South Philadelphia on Saturday November 7 [Alert]
11/04/2020
Lincoln Drive Southbound Lanes Closed Overnight Thursday November 5 [Alert]
10/22/2020
Ford Rd. Closed for Maintenance, Chamounix Dr. to Greenland Dr. [Alert]
10/20/2020
Southbound Single Lane Closure on Lincoln Drive between Wissahickon and Ridge Avenues [Alert]
10/19/2020
East Bells Mill Road Closure Extended- Anticipated to Reopen to Traffic Late October [Alert]
Anticipated to Reopen to Traffic Late October
10/16/2020
Chew Avenue Closure, Johnson Street to Washington Lane, Oct 17 - 19 [Alert]
10/15/2020
Lincoln Drive Overnight Closure - Thursday Oct. 15 [Alert]
10/03/2020
Krewstown Road Closed for Maintenance October 3, Algon to Bloomfield. [Press Release]
10/01/2020
Temporary road closure scheduled for overnight Thursday, October 1 Along Lincoln Drive [In The News]
09/28/2020
Resurfacing Operations Begins Tuesday, September 29 in Chestnut Hill [Alert]
09/25/2020
Krewstown Road, Algon to Bloomfield, Closed for Maintenance September 26 [Press Release]
09/25/2020
34th Street, Mantua to Girard, Closed for Resurfacing, September 26th [Press Release]
09/24/2020
Maintenance Work on Lincoln Drive: Temporary closure scheduled for overnight Thursday, Sept. 24 [In The News]
09/22/2020
2020 Household Hazardous Waste Events - First drop-off event, Saturday, September 26 [Alert]
09/18/2020
Maintenance Work on Krewstown Road: Temporary closure scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 [Alert]
09/14/2020
Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge Closed Overnight for Maintenance beginning at 10 p.m. September 15 [In The News]
09/13/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Week of September 14: Set Out on Regular Day [Alert]
09/11/2020
Krewstown Road Closed for Maintenance September 12 [Press Release]
09/04/2020
Week of September 7: Set Trash & Recycling Out One Day Behind; No Collections Labor Day Monday [Alert]
Weekly Trash and Recycling Collections Update Holiday Collection Schedule Week of September 7; No Collections Labor Day Monday; Set Materials Out One Day Behind; Collection schedule may be impacted by several factors
08/28/2020
Krewstown Road Closed for Maintenance Aug 29 [Press Release]
08/22/2020
Trash and Recycling Week of Aug 24: Set Out on Regular Day; Expect Delays [Alert]
08/21/2020
Krewstown Road Closure for Maintenance Aug 22 [Press Release]
08/17/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge Complete Temporary Closure Overnight [Alert]
08/15/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Update for the Week of August 17th [Alert]
08/14/2020
Lincoln Drive Restoration Project: SB Single Lane Closures Resume on Monday, August 17 [In The News]
08/14/2020
Maintenance Work on Krewstown Road for Saturday, August 15 [In The News]
08/08/2020
Trash and Recycling Collections Should Be Set Out One Day Late for the Week of August 10th [Alert]
08/08/2020
Krewstown Road Closed for Maintenance Aug 8 [In The News]
08/05/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge Complete Temporary Closure Overnight [In The News]
08/05/2020
Streets Department Seeks Input in Support of the Martin Luther King Bridge Rehabilitation Project [Alert]
08/01/2020
Recycling Collections Suspended Wednesday, August 5th through Friday, August 7th [Alert]
07/31/2020
Bells Mill Rd Closed for Construction, Germantown to Stenton, effective August 3rd [In The News]
07/23/2020
Streets Department Updates Trash and Recycling Schedule for the Week of July 27, 2020 [Alert]
07/23/2020
​Overnight Street Improvements in Center City Begin Monday, July 27 [Alert]
07/19/2020
Week of July 20th, Trash & Recycling Delayed One to Two Days. [Alert]
07/17/2020
Ridge Avenue On-Ramp to Northbound US-1 Closed July 18 for Maintenance Work [Alert]
07/12/2020
Streets Department Announces Trash and Recycling Pickup Delayed One Day for the Week of July 13th [Alert]
Residents with Monday Collections Should Set Materials Out on Tuesday, July 14
06/26/2020
Update on Street Improvement Work for Fairmount Avenue [Alert]
06/25/2020
Regular Weekly Trash & Recycling Collections Resume July 6th [Alert]
06/21/2020
Update on Street Improvement Work for Front Street [Press Release]
06/20/2020
Construction to Begin on the 53rd Street and Baltimore Avenue Safety Improvement Project [Press Release]
06/16/2020
Lincoln Drive Overnight Northbound Lane Closures Resume June 16th [Alert]
06/11/2020
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement Work for Fairmount Ave [Alert]
Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
06/05/2020
CSX Closes Locust Street and Race Street Access Gates for Repairs for Two Weeks Beginning June 8th [Alert]
06/03/2020
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement Beginning Thursday, June 4th [Alert]
05/29/2020
Construction To Begin on the Green Light Go (Glg) 3: Cheltenham Avenue Signals Project [Press Release]
05/21/2020
Kensington Avenue and Front Street Roadway Improvements [Alert]
05/19/2020
Lincoln Drive Restoration Project: Overnight Lane Closures Resume [Alert]
05/15/2020
American Street Streetscape Project Construction Update [Press Release]
Construction Update for American Street Streetscape Project includes temporary full closure at Master Street
05/14/2020
Every Other Week Recycling Collections Continue [Alert]
EVERY OTHER WEEK RECYCLING COLLECTIONS CONTINUE - Schedule extended through June 26
04/06/2020
可回收垃圾收集工作减少到隔周进行 [In The News]
04/04/2020
La recogida del reciclaje se reduce a cada dos semanas [In The News]
04/03/2020
Recycling Collections Reduced to Every Other Week Pickup [Press Release]
03/18/2020
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed, New Date To Be Determined [Alert]
03/16/2020
Event Updates - March 16, 2020 [Alert]
03/12/2020
Block Captain Rally Scheduled for Saturday, March 14th has been Postponed [Alert]
03/06/2020
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Kelly Drive [Alert]
02/25/2020
City Releases 2019 Mechanical Broom Street Cleaning Evaluation [Alert]
01/28/2020
Streets Department Schedules Roadway Repairs Overnight on S. 12th St from Market St to Clover St. [Alert]
01/23/2020
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge [Alert]
01/08/2020
Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday January 11th (Ridge to Wissahickon) [Alert]
12/26/2019
Temporary Lane Restrictions - 1900 block of Byberry Road [Alert]
12/18/2019
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge [In The News]
12/10/2019
Streets Department Schedules Work on Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge [Alert]
11/27/2019
Construction to Begin on the 15th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project on Monday, Dec. 2nd [Alert]
11/22/2019
Tyson Avenue Roadway Repairs Scheduled Nov 23rd - 25th [Alert]
11/14/2019
America Recycles Day Celebration at the Municipal Services Building - Nov. 15th [Alert]
11/08/2019
Krewstown Road - Temporary Closure November 11th for Maintenance [Alert]
11/08/2019
Temporary Closures for Resurfacing Nov 11th: Spring Lane and Evans Street [Alert]
11/01/2019
PMBC Announces 2019 Clean Block Contest Winners [In The News]
Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee Announces 2019 Clean Block Contest Winners at Annual Awards Banquet
11/01/2019
Sat. Closures: Cresheim Valley Dr., Walnut & Chestnut Sts & Ramona Ave for Roadway Maintenance [Alert]
Streets Department Schedules Road and Lane Closures for Resurfacing and Maintenance Saturday November 2nd
10/18/2019
Center City Street Closures for Heavy Equipment Lift Oct 18 - Oct 20 [Alert]
Streets Department Announces Temporary Street Closures in Center City, Friday October 18th through Sunday, October 20th - Motorists and pedestrians advised of temporary delays and detours
10/09/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance on Cresheim Valley Drive [Alert]
Temporary and intermittent closures overnight Wednesday, October 2nd
10/08/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Overnight Closure for Maintenance October 10th [Alert]
10/04/2019
Overnight Street Improvement in Manayunk [Alert]