What to Know
- Drivers should avoid Bells Mill Road between Ridge and Germantown avenues Wednesday morning.
- Philadelphia Water Department crews are making water main repairs that have the road closed.
- Joshua Road and Germantown Pike can be used as alternate routes.
Drivers beware! A major Philadelphia thoroughfare is closed Wednesday for continued water main repairs.
The Philadelphia Water Department closed Bells Mill Road between Ridge and Germantown avenues in the Andorra Chestnut Hill neighborhoods on Tuesday morning, spokesman John DiGiulio said.
The road remained closed into the Wednesday morning rush, DiGiulio said.
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The water department hoped to complete its work by Wednesday night.
Drivers should expect detours and plan other routes, the PWD said. Joshua Road and Germantown Pike can be used as alternate routes.
Another closure at the the intersection of Haverford and Lansdowne avenues in West Philadelphia has been cleared.