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According to the Philadelphia Streets Department, MLK Drive will be closed between 9pm Thursday and 5am Friday. The closure will allow the Streets Department to safely complete the clearing of the drains on the bridge.

Please keep the closure in mind if you use MLK Boulevard for your commute before 9am.

Streets has put out the following detour information:

  • Southbound Martin Luther King Drive traffic will be rerouted at Sweetbriar Drive. Vehicles can continue towards Center City by use of the Schuylkill Expressway (entrance on Girard Avenue), or by taking 34th Street south to Spring Garden Street.
  • Northbound traffic will be rerouted at the Art Museum Circle.  Vehicles can travel north using Spring Garden Street to 33rd Street and 34th Street to Girard Avenue or by using Kelly Drive.

Randy LoBasso

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Randy LoBasso is the policy manager at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.

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