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Lincoln Drive Closure - Saturday January 11th (Ridge to Wissahickon)

PHILADELPHIA – Lincoln Drive between Ridge and Wissahickon Avenues will close to traffic Saturday, January 11th for repairs and routine maintenance, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. Weather permitting, the closure is in effect for both directions between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Should the work be completed sooner, the roadway restrictions will be lifted accordingly. 


Motorists are encouraged to use alternative routes such as Walnut Lane and Schoolhouse Lane during this time frame. Detour routes will not be posted for the duration of the closure.  This temporary closure will allow City and agency employees to safely complete various repairs along this winding stretch of road. This work has been scheduled during the Saturday morning and early afternoon hours in order to provide the best protection for employees, to expedite any needed repairs and minimize the disruption to motorists commuting on the weekdays. 


All work will be completed and traffic restored by 4:00 p.m.  For the duration of the work, Streets Department crews will make every effort to minimize the inconvenience to affected drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians.  The Streets Department thanks residents in advance for their patience and cooperation while performing routine maintenance.