PHILADELPHIA, PA - Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams announced that the southbound lanes of Kelly Drive, between S. Ferry Road and Hunting Park Avenue, will be closed overnight Wednesday, April 28, from 10 p.m. through 4:00 a.m. Thursday. The temporary closure will allow for repairs on the roadway, including new safety features along this dangerous stretch of road.
Maintenance Work Scheduled for Kelly Drive
The work is scheduled for nighttime hours to minimize disruption to motorists and provide a safe work environment.
The Southbound Kelly Drive traffic will be redirected at S. Ferry Road. Motorists are encouraged to consider alternative routes or turn left onto Ferry Road. Take Ferry Road to Ridge Avenue; turn right onto Ridge Avenue.
Travel to Allegheny Avenue; turn left. Take Allegheny Avenue to Hunting Park Avenue; turn right. Follow signs on Hunting Park Avenue to return to Kelly Drive.
Both pedestrian and bicycle paths along the River will also be impacted by the work. Its users should anticipate delays. Northbound traffic on Kelly Drive will not be affected. The work should be completed and all lanes restored by 4:00 a.m. Thursday, April 29.
Streets Department crews will make an effort to minimize the inconvenience to impacted drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians.