The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that bridge construction will continue under a local project to improve the St. Joseph’s University pedestrian bridge on U.S. 1 (City Avenue) in Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.

Motorists are advised of the following travel restriction:

  • Friday, December 22, through Saturday, January 6, 2024, a 24/7 traffic shift is scheduled on southbound U.S. 1 (City Avenue) between Cardinal Avenue and Lapsley Lane. 

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

St. Joseph’s University will complete this improvement project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions, 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 1,000 traffic cameras. 

For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, visit the District 6 Traffic Bulletin.

Information about infrastructure in District 6, including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at

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Contact: Krys Johnson,