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Mark Abrams
July 22, 2020 - 12:30 pm
For the past several weeks, drivers have endured weekend closures and detours on the Schuylkill Expressway between 30th Street and University Avenue — and that isn’t going away anytime soon. Read more here.
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An ironworker checks the rebar as the contractor prepares to pave the westbound side of the Chestnut Street Bridge.
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Mark Abrams
June 07, 2020 - 12:43 pm
Crews working on repairing the Chestnut Street Bridge in Philadelphia are planning to close the span to all traffic starting Monday, June 8. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
April 29, 2020 - 12:31 pm
With fewer cars on the road because of Pennsylvania stay-at-home orders, PennDOT is using that opportunity to accelerate critical repairs to area highways. Read more here.
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I-95
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Mark Abrams
April 13, 2020 - 10:17 am
Even though Gov. Tom Wolf has barred most road construction because of the coronavirus, PennDOT has managed to get a waiver to begin a major road repair project this week on a busy stretch of Interstate 95. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
March 09, 2020 - 7:04 am
To drivers passing through road construction zones in the Philadelphia area, PennDOT has two words of advice: Slow down! Starting Monday, PennDOT is lighting up its automated speed cameras in selected work zones across the region. Read more here.
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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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15th Street bridge construction
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Mike DeNardo
December 04, 2019 - 1:45 pm
A yearlong detour started Wednesday morning in Spring Garden, as crews began construction on the 15th Street bridge. And as expected, it’s already wreaking havoc for drivers. Read more here.
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Construction to rebuild the 15th Street bridge between Hamilton and Callowhill Streets is scheduled to start Monday, weather permitting.
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Mike DeNardo
November 26, 2019 - 1:41 pm
A yearlong detour is in store for drivers and walkers in Philadelphia's Spring Garden neighborhood, when the 15th Street bridges closes for reconstruction. Read more here.
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Townsend’s Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City, New Jersey at sunset with the drawbridge up for boats to pass below.
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Mike DeNardo
July 17, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly a year of inconvenience for Jersey Shore drivers may soon be coming to an end. Authorities say construction on the Townsends Inlet Bridge is almost finished. Closed for reconstruction since last September, the bridge linking Avalon and Sea Isle City is on track...
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Tim Jimenez
July 08, 2019 - 8:09 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A period of construction on a section of northbound I-295 this week, between Rte. 1 and the Scudder Falls Bridge, could cause a messy commute for many. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission put out this severe traffic warning, which runs through Wednesday...
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