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Press Release

09/13/2018
STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCEWORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD

STREETS DEPARTMENT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCEWORK ON KREWSTOWN ROAD
Temporary closure scheduled for Saturday, September 15

PHILADELPHIA – Krewstown Road, between Algon Avenue and Bloomfield Avenue, will be closed Saturday, September 15th from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. If the work is completed sooner than anticipated, the road will be re-open ahead of schedule. The following temporary full-closure is scheduled: 

  • Northbound traffic on Krewstown Road will be blocked at Algon Avenue.  No detour will be posted for this short-term closure.  Bustleton Avenue and Veree Road run parallel to Krewstown Road and can be used as detours for this closure.
  • Southbound traffic will be blocked at Bloomfield Avenue.  No detour will be posted for this short-term closure.  Bustleton Avenue and Veree Road run parallel to Krewstown Road and can be used as detours for this closure.
  • SEPTA bus traffic and emergency vehicles will be permitted through the work zone to minimize disruption to mass transit and maintain safety.

The temporary closure will allow City employees to complete repairs to the guard-rail along this winding road.  This work has been scheduled for daytime hours to expedite repairs and provide a safe work environment for the work crew. 

All work will be completed and traffic will be restored by 4:00 PM.  For the duration of the work, Streets Department crews will make every effort to minimize the inconvenience to affected drivers, residents, and businesses.  The Streets Department thanks citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation during this project. 

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