Roadwork on Broad Street to Cause Delays in South Philadelphia

Traffic Alert

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that construction on Route 611 (Broad Street) in South Philadelphia will begin Monday, July 8. The work is part of a local safety improvement project.

From July 8 through August 30, the southbound right turn lane on Route 611 between Pattison Avenue and League Island Boulevard will be closed on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This closure is expected to cause traffic backups and delays.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Drivers can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center. Stay updated on the latest news and information from MyChesCo with our free newsletter. Follow MyChesCo on Twitter at and like us on Facebook at

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