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Columbia Avenue, Montgomery Avenue, Berks Street Street Closed to Thru Traffic at I-95

Jun 05, 2017
June 18, 2017 -- Palmer Street, Montgomery Avenue and Columbia Avenue are closed to through traffic between Wildey Street and Delaware Avenue for construction of the remaining portion of the new northbound viaduct and the off-ramp from northbound I-95 to Richmond Street at the Girard Avenue Interchange.

Columbia Avenue will remain closed until August 2017. Palmer Street and Montgomery Avenue  will be closed until mid-2018.

A nearby section of Richmond Street,
between Columbia Avenue and Marlborough Street, also is closed for approximately two months beginning 9:00 AM Monday, June 5, for construction of the new ramp. Richmond Street motorists will be detoured over Frankford Avenue.

The new northbound I-95 off-ramp at Girard Avenue opened in May 2017 using a temporary approach from northbound I-95. Work at Columbia Avenue and Richmond Street will construct the permanent approach to the new off-ramp.