Philadelphia has a lot going on this weekend, and that means there will be several road closures, traffic delays and redirected routes.
If you plan on traveling into the city this weekend, you should be aware of all the roads that will be closed or potential traffic delays.
Saturday, Sept. 24
On Saturday, Philadelphia will host its annual Free Streets event that will take place on along South Street, from Front Street to Schuylkill Avenue and areas near the Please Touch Museum. The event is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
According to the Philadelphia Police Department, South Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Crosstown traffic will be allowed to cross South Street at the following intersections:
- 4th Street
- 7th Street
- 8th Street
- 11th Street
- Broad Street
- 19th Street
- 20th Street
- 22th Street
- 23th Street
Asian Americans United Festival and Parade
The following streets will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. and will reopen at 10 p.m.:
Southbound on 10th Street will be closed at Race Street.
- 10th and Arch Street to 11th Street
- North on 11th Street to Race Street
- East on Race Street to 9th Street
- North on 9th Street to Winter Street
- West on Winter Street to 10th Street
- South on 10th Street to Cherry Street
The parade will take place along the Parkway, between 16th Street and Eakins Oval.
Expect road closures and traffic delays in the Ben Franklin Parkway area from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 25
Global Energy Run
The Global Energy Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. All roads along the course will be closed until 10:30 a.m.
Expect road closures in the following areas:
- South Columbus Boulevard from Walnut Street to Washington Avenue
- South Columbus Boulevard from Washington Avenue to Spring Garden Street
Roads will also be closed in the area of Delaware Avenue near Shackamaxon and Marlborough Street.
The Parkway run begins at 8:30 a.m. The following streets will be closed beginning at 8:30 a.m. and will reopen around 11:30 a.m.:
The Parkway between Logan Circle and Eakins Oval on MLK Drive