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SB Richmond St, Girard Ave Closed this Week in Port Richmond

Feb 18, 2018

Southbound Richmond Street between Ann Street and Allegheny Avenue in Port Richmond will be closed to through traffic on Monday, February 19, through Friday, February 23, from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, for gas line installation. Southbound Richmond Street traffic will be detoured west on Allegheny Avenue and south on Aramingo Avenue.

Girard Avenue will be closed between Richmond Street and Aramingo Avenue at the Girard Avenue Interchange on Monday, February 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for overhead beam placement on the new northbound I-95 viaduct. If weather causes cancellation of Monday’s planned operation, the beam placement and road closure will take place on Tuesday, February 20, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Richmond Street and Delaware Avenue motorists heading for Girard Avenue will be detoured north on Aramingo Avenue. Girard Avenue motorists heading for Richmond Street also will be detoured onto northbound Aramingo Avenue.

Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

The beam placement is part of PennDOT’s $212 million project to reconstruct I-95 at the Girard Avenue Interchange. The soil borings are engineering activities underway for the planned reconstruction of I-95 between Bridge Street and the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue Interchange. Utility work on Richmond Street is part of the project to reconstruct and improve Richmond Street under the first contract of the project to reconstruct and improve I-95 at the Allegheny Avenue Interchange.