SEPTA to Close Market Street This Weekend for Rail Improvements in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — SEPTA is planning to close Market Street in both directions between 39th Street and 41st Street in Philadelphia, from 7:00 AM Friday, June 17, to 6:00 PM Monday, June 20, for rail crossing replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

During the 24-hour closure, eastbound Market Street motorists will be directed to use 42nd Street, Chestnut Street (Route 3), and 38th Street (U.S 13). Westbound motorists will be directed to use 38th Street (U.S 13), Walnut Street, and 42nd Street. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

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

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