I-76 West, 30th Street Ramp to Close at Night in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Westbound Interstate 76 at 30th Street or the westbound off-ramp to 30th Street will be closed alternately on Monday, July 26, through Thursday, July 29, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, for overhead viaduct construction in Center City Philadelphia, states the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

When westbound I-76 is closed, traffic will be detoured to the off-ramp at 30th Street and follow Schuylkill Avenue to the ramp back to westbound I-76 at Market Street.

When the westbound off-ramp to 30th Street is closed, westbound I-76 also will be reduced to one lane between 30th Street and Interstate 676. Off-ramp traffic will be detoured east on I-676, exit at 23rd Street, turn left on 22nd Street to the ramp to I-676 West, then take the ramp to I-76 East and the exit at 30th Street.

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Drivers are advised to use alternate routes or allow extra time when traveling through the work area because significant backups and delays will occur. All operations are weather-dependent.

Repairs to the overhead viaduct are part of PennDOT’s $103.6 million project to rehabilitate the Chestnut Street bridge over the Schuylkill River and eight other nearby structures, including those carrying Schuylkill Avenue over I-76 between Walnut Street and Market Street.

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

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