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MEDIA ALERTS

08/16/2019
Krewstown Road Temporary Closure August 17th
08/16/2019
Center City Street Closures for Resurfacing - Saturday August 17th
Streets Department Schedules Center City Resurfacing on Saturday August 17th - Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
08/14/2019
Kelly Drive Temporary Closure Overnight August 15th
08/09/2019
Overnight Street Improvement in Center City
08/05/2019
Nighttime Street Improvement in Center City for the Week of August 5th
07/31/2019
Cresheim Valley Drive Closure Saturday August 3rd
07/18/2019
Saturday Closures for Roadway Maintenance: Leverington Avenue & Cresheim Valley Drive
07/05/2019
City Officials Announce Spruce and Pine Streets Resurfacing and Safety Project
Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
07/01/2019
Frankford Avenue Intermittent Closures for Roadway Repairs
06/24/2019
Streets Department and PennDOT Schedule Inspection Work on the University Avenue Drawbridge
05/31/2019
University Avenue Drawbridge Intermittent Closures for Maintenance Saturday June 1st
05/31/2019
Streets Department Announces the Discontinuance of the Philacycle Program
05/30/2019
Monument Road Intermittent Closures for Paving Saturday June 1st
05/17/2019
Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday May 18th, Weeknight Overnight Closures Resume Monday
05/15/2019
City Kicks Off Paving Season - New paving guide, tracker map and 2019 paving list
05/10/2019
Lincoln Drive Temporary Closure - Sat May 11th, plus Overnight Weekday Closures
Lincoln Drive Temporary Closure - Sat May 11th, plus Overnight Weekday Closures for roadway improvements, curb and guiderail installation and resetting of inlet and manhole covers
05/10/2019
University Avenue Drawbridge Temporary Closure for Maintenance - Sat May 11th
University Avenue Drawbridge Temporary Closure for Maintenance, Saturday May 11th, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
05/02/2019
Lincoln Drive: Full Closure Saturday, May 4th and Weekday, Overnight Closures Begin Monday, May 6th
04/24/2019
City Officials Unveil Plans for New Recycling Contract, Processing 100% of Recyclables
04/16/2019
City Launches Mechanical Street Cleaning Pilot in Six Neighborhoods
Mechanical street sweeper trucks, backpack blowers and compactors will deploy weekly for cleaner streets
04/11/2019
​Temporary Closure of Lincoln Drive for Maintenance Work - Sat. April 13th
04/09/2019
Street Improvement for the Week of April 8th
04/09/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets
04/01/2019
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement for the Week of April 1st
03/25/2019
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement in the Northwest
03/22/2019
Martin Luther King Drive Roadway Repairs Scheduled
03/15/2019
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Martin Luther King Drive
02/25/2019
Falls Bridge Overnight Closure for Maintenance Work February 26
02/19/2019
Streets Department Prepared for Next Round of Winter Weather
02/11/2019
New Public Facing Street and Sidewalk Closure Permit Map
City Announces New Public Facing Street and Sidewalk Closure Permit Map - Current and future Street closure permits available in a searchable online format for the first time
02/08/2019
Construction Update for the North American Street Streetscape Project
Cecil B. Moore Avenue Temporarily Closed the Week of February 11th
02/05/2019
Falls Bridge Maintenance - Overnight Closure Scheduled Feb 5th
Falls Bridge Maintenance Scheduled - Overnight Closure Tuesday, February 5th, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday
12/18/2018
City Officials Announce the Installation of 15 Surveillance Cameras Targeting Illegal Dumping
City Officials Announce the Installation of 15 Surveillance Cameras Targeting Illegal Dumping - Total of 50 To Be Installed Citywide by Spring 2019
12/04/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Kelly Drive
11/08/2018
TROLLEY TRACK REMOVAL ON ERIE AVENUE
10/18/2018
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive Overnight October 18th
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive Overnight Thursday, October 18th. Temporary Closure between Hunting Park Ave and S. Ferry Road
10/17/2018
ADA Curb Ramp Upgrades & Raised Crosswalks Projects Coming to 100 & 200 blocks of Market Street
The 100 and 200 blocks of Market Streets are slated to received upgrades to the ADA curb ramp and raised crosswalks beginning Monday, Oct. 15th
10/03/2018
Kelly Drive Overnight Maintenance Work Wed. Oct 3rd
Kelly Drive between Hunting Park Avenue and S. Ferry Road will be closed to traffic overnight announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. Temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 3rd through 5:00 a.m. Thursday, October 4th:
09/24/2018
Inspection Work on Roosevelt Blvd. Extension (US 1) - Temp. Closures Ridge to Wissahickon
Inspection Work on Roosevelt Blvd. Extension (US 1) - Temp. Closures Ridge to Wissahickon - 9:00 p.m. Monday, September 24th through Tuesday at 5:00 a.m.
09/19/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure scheduled overnight Thursday, September 20th
09/17/2018
Street Improvement in Manayunk Area Evening Work Scheduled
Street Improvement in Manayunk Area Evening Work Scheduled
09/13/2018
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE HOSTS 2018 CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE HOSTS 2018 CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST 20 Blocks Participating Over Four Saturdays
09/13/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street
09/13/2018
Construction Set to Begin on MLK Drive New Lighting Installations for Trail and Roadway
Construction Set to Begin on MLK Drive New Lighting Installations for Trail and Roadway
09/11/2018
City Officials Showcase Paving Process
City Officials Showcase Paving Process, Highlight Additional Funding Earmarked for a Second Crew and New Equipment
09/05/2018
TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON JFK BLVD. TODAY & TOMORROW
TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON JFK BLVD. TODAY & TOMORROW
08/29/2018
Temporary Closures in Northeast Philadelphia for September 2nd
Temporary Closures in Northeast Philadelphia for September 2nd Motorists and pedestrians advised of temporary delays and detours
08/24/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 27TH
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 27TH Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
08/23/2018
Streets Department performs roadway repairs on Lombard, 7th to 8th
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Lombard Street Daytime Work Scheduled Beginning Thursday, August 23rd
08/14/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure scheduled for Wednesday, August 15 through Thursday, August 16
08/13/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets Evening Work
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Center City Streets Evening Work Scheduled Tuesday, August 14th
08/09/2018
Lincoln Drive Full Weekend Closures to Continue the Month of August
Lincoln Drive Full Weekend Closures to Continue the Month of August
08/07/2018
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway
Streets Department Schedules Maintenance Work on Cobbs Creek Parkway Temporary closure scheduled for Wednesday, August 8 through Thursday, August 9
08/04/2018
Streets Department Announces Street Improvement for Week of August 3rd
08/02/2018
Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process
Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process Local Police District Pre-Approval Required
07/27/2018
Overnight Street Improvement Scheduled for 40th Street Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking
Overnight Street Improvement Scheduled for 40th Street Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
07/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON CENTER CITY STREETS Evening Work Scheduled Tuesday, July24th
07/20/2018
Evening Street Improvement in Center City Begins July 23rd
07/13/2018
Full, Weekend Closures Scheduled for July from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue for Lincoln Drive
Full, Weekend Closures Scheduled for July from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
07/10/2018
CITYWIDE RESURFACING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR MAJOR THOROUGHFARES
CITYWIDE RESURFACING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR MAJOR THOROUGHFARES
07/03/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY OPENS THE RACE STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FOR JULY 4TH
STREETS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY OPENS THE RACE STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FOR JULY 4TH
07/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT
07/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT CLOSES LOCUST STREET AND RACE STREET RAIL CROSSINGS FOR REPAIRS
STREETS DEPARTMENT CLOSES LOCUST STREET AND RACE STREET RAIL CROSSINGS FOR REPAIRS
06/29/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JULY 2ND
06/29/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JULY 2ND
06/25/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 25TH
06/14/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 18TH
06/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF JUNE 11TH
06/01/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENTS FOR WEEK OF JUNE 4TH
05/17/2018
Night Work Detour Extended Beginning the Week of May 21 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
05/14/2018
Night Work Detour Starts May 14 for Lincoln Drive Restoration Project
04/23/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE LINCOLN DRIVE RESTORATION PROJECT
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR THE LINCOLN DRIVE RESTORATION PROJECT
04/18/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES RESURFACING TO BEGIN ON SOUTH BROAD STREET
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES RESURFACING TO BEGIN ON SOUTH BROAD STREET PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Temporary Lane Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected
04/18/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR EVENING STREET RESURFACING
Philadelphia – Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that night work will commence for milling and resurfacing activities in the Southwest Philadelphia area beginning Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m. Temporary parking restrictions are expected. The work is expected to be completed by Friday, May 11.
04/13/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION TO START ON THE NORTH AMERICAN STREET STREETSCAPE PROJECT
PHILADELPHIA –Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today that construction work will commence on the North American Street Streetscape Project, starting Monday, April 16th. The project takes place along American Street from Girard Avenue to Indiana Avenue.
04/06/2018
11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, April 14
Philly Spring Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, April 14
03/22/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT STORM UPDATE
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES FOR WESTMORELAND STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE REMOVAL
03/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT TO KICK-OFF CITY’S CLEANING SEASON SAT MARCH 17 12:30
03/06/2018
Snow Emergency Declared at 8:00 AM Wed March 7
03/02/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE SAT MARCH 3
02/28/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON LINCOLN DRIVE FEBRUARY 28th
02/16/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES IN CENTER CITY FEB, 17TH
01/24/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE IN CENTER CITY FOR SAT, JAN 27
01/22/2018
Construction Begins On The WestMoreLand Street Bridge
01/12/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD JAN. 13TH
01/08/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT PREPARED FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER
01/03/2018
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow
12/29/2017
Streets Department Prepares for Winter Snow
12/15/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for Winter Snow
12/08/2017
The City of Philadelphia Prepares for the First Winter Snow
12/06/2017
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULED FOR LINCOLN DRIVE ON DECEMBER 7
11/30/2017
MAINTENANCE WORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD – DEC. 2
11/28/2017
REPAIRS FOR 2000 BLOCK OF BRIDGE ST
11/16/2017
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 Thursday, November 16th, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced today. The following temporary closure is scheduled to be in effect from approximately 8:00 PM on Thursday until 5:00 AM on Friday:
11/14/2017
Resurfacing Scheduled For 9th Street
9th St from Roosevelt BLVD to Hunting Park Ave will be intermittently closed on Tuesday, November 14th from 9 AM to 3PM
11/02/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE Martin Luther King Drive between the Art Museum Circle and Sweetbriar Drive, will close temporarily to all traffic overnight Thursday, November 2nd The following temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9:00 PM on Thursday until 5:00 AM Friday:
11/01/2017
2017 PHILLY LEAF RECYCLING PROGRAM
2017 PHILLY LEAF RECYCLING PROGRAM Begins Monday, November 6th and runs through Saturday, December 16th.
10/27/2017
STREET IMPROVEMENT WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 30
10/17/2017
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
Martin Luther King Drive between the Art Museum Circle and Sweetbriar Drive, will close temporarily to all traffic the evenings of Tuesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 19th. The following temporary restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9:00 PM on Tuesday and Thursday until 5:00 AM on Wednesday and Friday respectively.