Castor Avenue/Delaware Avenue Intersection to Close Beginning Next Week in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — The intersection of Castor Avenue and Delaware Avenue in Port Richmond will be closed for approximately one month beginning on Thursday, July 7, for reconstruction of the intersection, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

Motorists will be detoured on Allegheny Avenue, Richmond Street, and Lewis Street around the closed intersection. Both Castor Avenue and Delaware Avenue will remain open to local traffic up to the intersection.

In addition, periodic weekday lane closures may be in place on the following streets in the vicinity of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge on Mondays through Fridays in July beginning Tuesday, July 5, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for utility, road and sidewalk construction:

  • Levick Street, both directions between Keystone Street and the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge ramp;
  • New State Road, both directions between Levick Street and Unruh Avenue; and
  • Elbridge Street, both directions between Tacony Street and New State Road.

Drivers are being advised to use alternate routes or allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays may occur. All operations are weather dependent.

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Motorists can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center.

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