PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- There's a major traffic alert for commuters in Philadelphia who travel through University City.
The Chestnut Street Bridge over the Schuylkill River is shutting down for a year.
The bridge shut down at 8 p.m. Monday and will remain closed for about a year.
During that time, PennDOT crews will repair and redeck the eastbound side of the bridge.
The bridge is closed to cars, bicyclists, and pedestrians at Schuylkill Avenue near 30th Street.
Chestnut Street Bridge closed to traffic for one year