Helicopter Lift Prompted Center City Closures, SEPTA Detours

The closures were caused by helicopters lifting heavy equipment throughout the morning and early afternoon.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Streets were reopened shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday.

Helicopters lifting heavy equipment triggered a series of street closures and public transit changes Sunday in Center City.

The intermittent closures went into effect at 4 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m. SEPTA announced detours to several of its bus lines.


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15th Street                        Arch Street                          South Penn Square

North 16th Street               John F Kennedy Boulevard    Chestnut Street

North Juniper Street           Market Street                      Filbert Street

North Broad Street             Arch Street                       John F Kennedy Boulevard

South Penn Sqare              South 15th Street                South Broad Street

17th Street                       John F Kennedy Boulevard    Ludlow Street

18th Street                       John F Kennedy Boulevard    Chestnut Street

19th Street                       John F Kennedy Boulevard    Ludlow Street

20th Street                       Commerce Street                 Chestnut Street

Ludlow Street                   South 21st Street                 South 17th Street

Market Street                   North 15th Street                 North 21st Street

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