Philly Streets, Highways Closed For Demonstrations Saturday

Russ Crespolini

PHILADELPHIA, PA. — Due to a number of large planned demonstrations scheduled for tomorrow Saturday a number of streets will be closed, according to officials.

Here's what to look out for:

  • Starting at 11 a.m., cars will be prohibited from Callowhill Street to South Street from the Delaware River to Schuylkill River in Center City.
  • I-676 Closure: I-676 will be closed in both directions from I-95 to I-76 starting at 11 a.m.
  • Parkway Closure: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 5 a.m. from 22nd Street to the Art Museum.
  • SEPTA: Due to demonstration activity in the area of Center City and the Art Museum, SEPTA expects bus routes to be temporarily detoured as streets are closed. Check www.septa.org for affected bus routes. The Broad Street Line and Market Frankford Lines will continue to run on their normal schedule (except for stations closed due to COVID-19).

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge will remain open and PATCO will run a normal schedule, officials said.

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This article originally appeared on the Philadelphia Patch