I-676 overnight closures tonight, next week in Center City Philadelphia

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I-676 through Center City Philadelphia will be closed and detoured during the overnight hours of June 12th and through next week for construction.

The closures are between I-76 and Broad Street interchanges.

PennDOT officials say its part of the 4-year, $64.8 million project to replace 7 structurally deficient bridges of I-676 between 22nd street and 18th street.

Lanscaping and streetscape improvements above the expressway are also being made.

Weather permitting, EB and WB I-676 will be closed from 11:00 PM June 12, to 5:00 AM Saturday, June 13.

This coming week, I-676 EB and WB will be closed on Sunday, June 14, to Thursday, June 18, from 11:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM the following morning.

Overnight closures of I-676 are expected to continue through the end of June.

When I-676 east is closed, the following detours will be in place:

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; and
Traveling east on Benjamin Franklin Parkway intending to use the 24th Street on-ramp: Follow Benjamin Franklin Parkway around Logan Square and bear right onto Vine Street east; follow Vine Street to the ramp to I-676 east.

When I-676 west is closed, the following detours will be in place for passenger cars and trucks to follow:

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; and
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.

Optional detours for passenger cars during the closure of I-676 west include:

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; and
From 16th Street north of J.F.K Boulevard to I-76 West: Follow 16th Street north; left 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.

For more information on the I-676 project, visit www.bridgesover676.com

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