Visual Guide to NFL Draft Closures on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Phase 2 of closures on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the upcoming NFL Draft in Philadelphia is underway. Check out our visual guide to all of the closures.

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Partial closures on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the upcoming NFL Draft in Philadelphia are underway. Check out our visual guide to all of the closures.
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The production setup for the NFL Draft Experience began on April 5.
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Phase 1 of the closures began Monday and will last until May 7. Spring Garden Street westbound closed at Pennsylvania Avenue. The right two lanes of Eakins Oval in front of the Art Museum steps closed for the building of the theater. The westbound center roadway of Benjamin Franklin Parkway maintained two lanes from 20th Street to Eakins Oval. The left lane of Benjamin Franklin Parkway closed from East Eakins Oval to Spring Garden St. and continues to southbound Kelly Drive, where it opened up to three travel lanes. Southbound Kelly Drive dropped one lane between 25th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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Phase 2 began on April 19 and lasts until May 2. Inner lanes of the Parkway will be closed from Eakins Oval to 20th Street.
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Phase 3 of the closures begins on April 24 at 7 p.m. and will last until May 1 at 5 a.m. Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed from 20th Street to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Martin Luther King Drive will remain open to 24th Street. Eastbound Spring Garden Street will remain open from 31st Street to 24th Street. Kelly Drive will be closed at Fairmount Avenue with traffic detoured onto Fairmount Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue.
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Phase 4 of the road closures will begin on April 25 at 12:01 a.m. and last until May 1 at 5 a.m. CLICK HERE to see the full list of Phase 4 closures.
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Phase 4 of the road closures will begin on April 25 at 12:01 a.m. and last until May 1 at 5 a.m. CLICK HERE to see the full list of Phase 4 closures.
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City officials say 49 flags on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be temporarily replaced by NFL team banners during the NFL Draft Experience. The city's Public Property Department will handle the installation and removal. They have not yet revealed the exact date for the replacement but say it will take place close to the event date.
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