Philly Free Streets Road Closure and Traffic Information

What is Philly Free Streets?

  • Recently, Mayor Kenney announced a new people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia called Philly Free Streets.
  • Philly Free Streets temporarily closes a designated street route to cars, so that people can walk, bike, play, and exercise in the street.
  • Philly Free Streets is led by the Managing Director’s Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems (“oTIS”).
  • Philly Free Streets promotes active transportation (walking and biking) and its intersection with public health.
  • Philly Free Streets’ route includes family-friendly programming on the topics of fitness, healthy lifestyles, literacy, the environment, art, culture, and more!
  • To learn more, visit http://www.phillyfreestreets.com

When and where is Philly Free Streets?

  • Saturday, September 24, 8am- 1pm.
  • South Street from Front Street & South Street to Schuylkill River Trail
  • Schuylkill River Trail to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive to West Fairmount Park via Black Road and Sweet Briar Drive

Traffic Impacts

South Street will be closed between Front Streets and the Schuylkill River Bridge (no parking permitted), with the exception of following…

North and South streets open to traffic (and SEPTA), crossing South Street:

  • S. 23rd Street
  • S. 22nd Street
  • S. 20th Street
  • S. 19th Street
  • S. Broad Street
  • S. 11th Street
  • S. 8th Street
  • S. 7th Street
  • S. 4th Street
  • S. Front Street

South Street closure will impact nearby streets the following ways (organized west to east)…

South Street — closures and local access-only

  • South Street Bridge east of i-76 ramps – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • South Street between South Street Bridge and Front Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • Lombard Street between S. Taney Street and S. 27th Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 27th Street between S. Taney Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 26th Street between Naudin Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 26th Street between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • Brinley Court between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 24th Street between Naudin Street and South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 2100 block Tryon Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 2100 block Naudin Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 2100 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 2000 block Naudin Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 2000 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 18th Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 1700 block Naudin Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1700 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 17th Street between Lombard Street and Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 17th Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1600 block Naudin Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1600 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 16th Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 16th Street between Kater Street and Bainbridge Street – local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1600 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1500 block Naudin Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1500 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 15th Street between Lombard Street and Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 15th Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 1500 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1400 block Naudin Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1400 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. Juniper Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 13th Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 13th Street between Kater Street and Lombard Street – local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1300 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 12th Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 1200 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1100 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 1000 block Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. Alder Street between Kater Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. 10th Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block S. Delhi Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block S. 9th Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 500 block S. Darien Street (dead end) to South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block S. Schell Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 800 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 700 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 6th Street between Lombard Street and Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. 6th Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 600 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • Rodman Street between S. 6th Street and S. Randolph Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. Randolph Street between Lombard Street and Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. Randolph Street between Rodman Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. Randolph Street between South Street and Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. Reese Street between Lombard Street and Rodman Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • Kater Street between S. 6th Street and S. Reese Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • Kater Street between S. Reese Street and S. 5th Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block S. 5th Street between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block E. Passyunk Avenue between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. Leithgow Street between South Street and Gaskill Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 300 block Kater Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • S. Orianna Street between South Street and Kater Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • S. Orianna Street between Kater Street and Bainbridge Street: local access only
    • Parking Permitted
  • 600 block S. 3rd Street between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block S. American Street between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • Headhouse Court between S. American Street to dead-end – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 500 block S. 2nd Street between Lombard Street and South Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • 600 block S. Hancock Street between South Street and Bainbridge Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • Kater Street between Hankcock Street and Howard Street – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
  • Howard Street between Kater Street and dead-end – closed to traffic
    • No Parking
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