PECO Utility Improvement Planned on Route 3 (Chestnut Street) in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that PECO Energy will be performing conduit installation on Route 3 (Chestnut Street) in Philadelphia.

The work schedule and location are:

  • Monday, August 28, through Friday, September 15, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, Route 3 (Chestnut Street) will be closed weeknights between University Avenue and 36th Street. During the closure, motorists will be directed to use University Avenue, Route 3 (Market Street), and 36th Street.

Local access will be maintained up to the work zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through or near the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

PECO Energy will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

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