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Construction site closes due to coronavirus
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2020 - 11:41 am
A growing number of contractors, unions and Pennsylvania county government officials are pleading Gov. Tom Wolf to lift his ban on construction activity because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Repair work on Third and Arch Streets after a water main break in January.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 09, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Repairs to a water main break continue into the second month along Third and Arch streets and business owners say they are feeling the financial pinch. Read more here.
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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AP News
March 02, 2020 - 3:26 pm
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Old City has filed for bankruptcy protection as it seeks relief from debt brought by the museum's construction efforts. Read more here.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 21, 2020 - 2:53 pm
Philadelphia City Council is calling for more enforcement of construction regulations on what it calls the "underground economy." Read more here.
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Repair work on Third and Arch Streets after a water main break in January.
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John McDevitt
February 20, 2020 - 8:47 pm
The Philadelphia Water Department is now saying more time is needed for repair work after a water main break last month at Third and Arch streets in Old City. Detours around the intersection will remain in place through March. Read more here.
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Arnett Woodall of West Phillie Produce
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Cherri Gregg
February 18, 2020 - 5:00 am
Arnett Woodall is changing the game by transforming his neighborhood. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy school building.
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Mike DeNardo
February 04, 2020 - 6:04 pm
The Philadelphia School District has set Feb. 18 as the day when students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will move back into their building after more than four months of asbestos and construction work. Read more here.
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SEPTA trolley car
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John McDevitt
January 22, 2020 - 5:11 pm
Buses will soon replace historic trolleys on SEPTA's Route 15 line, which spans from Port Richmond to West Philadelphia. The trolleys will go offline for 18 months for maintenance and evaluation. Read more here.
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Road construction
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Kim Glovas
January 20, 2020 - 8:39 am
The latest phase of the Scudder Falls Bridge replacement project will get underway on Tuesday, resulting in a complete closure of the interchange on the Jersey side of the bridge. Read more here.
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
January 07, 2020 - 8:00 am
Drivers who speed through road construction zones, be warned: PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission are deploying technology to catch lawbreakers in the act. Read more here.
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