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Overnight Closures Begin on I-676 in Philly

I-676 Closed for Bridge Construction

I-676 will be closed between I-76 and Broad Street in both directions from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Thursday this week due to bridge construction. (Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016)

Closures began on I-676 in Philadelphia late Tuesday night.

I-676 will be closed and detoured in both directions between I-76 and Broad Street. The closures will take place Tuesday through Thursday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

The closures are due to overhead bridge construction which is part of a four-year, $64.8 million project to replace seven structurally deficient bridges between 22nd and 18th streets. The project began in April, 2015 and is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2019.

The following detours will be in place when I-676 east is closed:

  • From I-76 east: Exit at 30th Street/Market Street (Exit 345); right at Arch Street; left at 30th Street; left at Market Street; left at 16th Street; right at Vine Street to the ramp to I-676 east
  • From I-76 west: Exit at 30th Street (Exit 345); take Schuylkill Avenue to Market Street; right at Market Street; left at 16th Street; right at Vine Street to the ramp to I-676 east
  • Traveling east on Benjamin Franklin Parkway intending to use the 24th Street on-ramp: Follow Benjamin Franklin Parkway around Logan Circle and bear right onto Vine Street east; follow Vine Street to the ramp to I-676 east

The following detours will be in place for both passenger cars and trucks when I-676 west is closed:

  • To I-76 East and West: Exit I-676 west at Broad Street (Route 611) Interchange; take 15th Street south; right on J.F.K. Boulevard; right on Schuylkill Avenue and follow signs to I-76 east and I-76 west
  • From 16th Street north of J.F.K. Boulevard: Follow 16th Street north; right at Spring Garden Street; right at 15th Street; right at J.F.K. Boulevard; right on Schuylkill Avenue to ramps to I-76 east and I-76 west
  • From 16th Street south of J.F.K. Boulevard: Follow 16th Street north; left at J.F.K. Boulevard; right on Schuylkill Avenue to ramps to I-76 east and I-76 west

The following detours will be in place for passenger cars when I-676 west is closed:

  • To I-76 West: Exit I-676 west at Broad Street (Route 611) Interchange; take 15th Street south; right onto local Vine Street; right on Benjamin Franklin Parkway and follow around Eakins Oval and onto Spring Garden Street to the ramp to I-76 west

  

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