If you're planning on driving anywhere in Philadelphia, particularly near Ben Franklin Parkway in Center City, at all this Fourth of July, you might want to plan ahead by taking a look at these road closures.
The following stretches of roadway are closed to vehicular traffic now through approximately 11:15 tonight as the City of Brotherly Love celebrates July 4 like only it can:
The following stretches of roadway will be closed from 4 p.m. until the "Welcome America!" fireworks show wraps at approximately 11:15 tonight:
The following traffic pattern changes will be implemented between roughly 4:00 and 11:15 p.m.
In addition to the closures noted above, the 500 block of Chestnut Street will be closed to vehicular traffic until 4 p.m. today, and Chestnut and Market streets will be closed between Front and 9th streets and 9th Street between Walnut and Arch streets till 1:30 p.m. today.