Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Announced for I-95 in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Daytime lane closures will be in place next week on northbound and southbound Interstate 95 between the Girard Avenue and Penn’s Landing exits and on the southbound I-95 ramp to westbound Interstate 676 for surveying in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

The work schedule and locations are:

  • Tuesday, July 26, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, the ramp from southbound I-95 to westbound I-676 will be reduced to a single lane;
  • Tuesday, July 26, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will close on southbound I-95; and
  • Wednesday, July 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, alternating right and left lane closures will be in place on northbound I-95.

In addition, eastbound Allegheny Avenue will be closed and detoured between the I-95 ramps, near Richmond Street, and Delaware Avenue for approximately three months beginning Monday, August 1, for roadway reconstruction.

During the closure, eastbound traffic will be detoured to Richmond Street, Castor Avenue, and Delaware Avenue back to Allegheny Avenue.

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The closure will allow crews to relocate underground utilities, reconstruct and repave the roadway, and install new curbs and sidewalks on both sides of Allegheny Avenue.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time for travel through the I-95 work areas. All scheduled activities are weather permitting.

Motorists can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center. Stay up to date on the latest news and information from MyChesCo with our free newsletter.

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