Market Avenue in Philadelphia will probably be closed between thirty ninth and forty first streets this weekend in order that SEPTA can change a rail crossing. 

From 7 a.m. Friday till 6 p.m. Monday, motorists will probably be diverted to alternate routes. Eastbound drivers will probably be directed onto forty second, Chestnut and thirty eighth streets earlier than returning to Market Avenue. Westbound motorists will use thirty eighth, Walnut and forty second streets. 

Native visitors will probably be permitted on closed sections of the route as much as the development zone. The identical goes for adjoining facet streets, which additionally will probably be closed to by way of visitors.

Motorists ought to permit further time when touring within the space as a result of delays might happen. All scheduled actions are climate dependent.

The closure is an element of a bigger undertaking to switch trolley tracks alongside fortieth Avenue between Filbert and Spruce streets and on the nook of Spruce and forty second streets.

Trolley Traffic Clocusre Map

Motorists will probably be diverted from Market Avenue in Philadelphia from Friday morning till Monday night. The map above reveals the alternate routes for eastbound and westbound drivers.

All through June and August, building will happen on weekdays from 7 a.m. to three:30 p.m. There won’t be any building throughout July. 

Weekend closures will happen at Chestnut and 40 streets from June 24-27 and at Walnut and fortieth streets from Aug. 5-8.

The undertaking entails changing observe parts and repainting visitors strains in hopes of giving motorists and trolley passengers smoother rides. The undertaking will probably be full by Aug. 27. 

Service on SEPTA bus routes 30, 40 and 42 will probably be impacted relying on the part of fortieth Avenue the place work is being carried out. Riders ought to test for posted indicators and SEPTA’s web site for any detour-related data. 

The part of trolley observe being changed is a part of an alternate route that’s used when the trolley tunnel at fortieth Avenue Portal is closed for upkeep or inoperable. As a result of the observe is just not a everlasting a part of any route, trolley service shouldn’t be impacted by the development.


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