August 14, 2018


U.S.1 (City Avenue) Lane, Ramp Restrictions This Weekend for Bridge Inspections in Philadelphia

King of Prussia, PA – U.S. 1 (City Avenue) motorists will encounter lane and ramp restrictions this weekend in Philadelphia for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:

  • Saturday August 18, and Sunday, August 19, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, the right side of ramp is scheduled to close from westbound Interstate 76 to U.S. 1 North (City Avenue); and
  • Saturday, August 18, and Sunday, August 19, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM the left lane is scheduled to close on U.S. 1 North (City Avenue) between Presidential Boulevard and Ridge Avenue.

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

The inspections are part of PennDOT’s program to inspect bridges at least once every two years to ensure the safety and overall condition of the structures.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit

A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800