Attention #RoadClosed – 9/13/16

For Immediate Release: September 12, 2016
Published By: Office of the Mayor
Contact: Ajeenah Amir , (215) 686-6210,

PHILADELPHIA- Due to an event inside Eakins Oval, there will be significant traffic detours in the area on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

Beginning at 6 AM, lane restrictions will begin around the curb lanes of Eakins Oval, and at 7 AM Kelly Drive will be detoured inbound at Fairmount Avenue.

Also at 7 AM, MLK Drive and Spring Garden Street traffic will be detoured onto I-676.

Beginning at 9 AM, the entire area surrounding the Oval and all roadways leading into Eakins Oval will be closed and traffic detoured away from the area.

Due to these restrictions and closures, motorists are encouraged to utilize alternate routes when coming into the city, such as I-76, Ridge Avenue, or Broad Street.


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