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I-95 Collapse Impact

Philadelphia I-95 Collapse Traffic Updates

The information on this page is directly from PennDot’s Official Website.

PennDOT has primary detour routes in place in the area:

  • I-95 Southbound: Route 63 West (Woodhaven Road), U.S. 1 South, 76 East, 676 East
  • I-95 Northbound: I-676 West, I-76 West, U.S. 1 North to Route 63 East (Woodhaven Road)

Philadelphia Police will have the following closures and detours in place if you are traveling on I-95 in the area of the Cottman Avenue exit. Police will be located along the detour route.

Expect delays along the detour and note these are subject to change:

  • Southbound I-95 detour (local)
    • Exit I-95 southbound at Cottman Avenue.
    • At the end of the ramp, right on Bleigh Street.
    • Follow Bleigh to State Road, and make a left onto State.
    • Travel State Road South to Longshore Avenue.
    • Re-enter I-95 southbound at State Road and Longshore Avenue.
  • Northbound I-95 detour (local)
    • Exit I-95 at Aramingo Avenue.
    • At the end of the ramp, make a left onto Aramingo Avenue.
    • Follow Aramingo Avenue to Tacony Street. Turn right.
    • Take Tacony Street northbound around the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge loop to New State Road. Continue northbound.
    • Travel New State Road to Milnor Street and re-enter I-95 northbound.
  • Castor Avenue on-ramp for I-95 northbound
    • Closed
  • Aramingo Avenue/I-95 on and off-ramps
    • On-ramp to I-95 northbound closed
    • Betsy Ross off-ramp to I-95 northbound closed
  • Bridge Street ramp
    • I-95 on-ramp at Bridge Street closed.
    • All traffic on Tacony Street will flow northbound only from Bridge Street to New State Road.
  • Tacony Street and Tacony-Palmyra Bridge
    • Tacony Palmyra Bridge traffic onto Tacony Street is closed. All traffic continues westbound onto Levick Street.
  • Cottman Avenue exit and State Road closures
    • State Road from Cottman Avenue to Longshore Avenue will be one-way, southbound travel only.

The Philadelphia Police Department is providing on-site access to local businesses near the I-95 bridge collapse for all employees, customers, and deliveries. If your business is experiencing access problems due to local road closures or detours, contact the Department of Commerce Office of Business Services by calling 215- 683-2100 or emailing . Commerce is working with the Philadelphia Police Department to assist local businesses.

SEPTA Service Updates

5:45 p.m. on June 11, The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is issuing updates to its transportation services on its websiteOpens In A New Window such as this bulletinOpens In A New Window, including expanded services.

  • Free parking at Fern Rock, Fox Chase, Torresdale, FTC in addition to all SEPTA Regional Rail stations
  • Available capacity on all service
  • SEPTA Customer Service can be reached at 215-580-7800 or on Twitter at @SEPTA_Social

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Share-A-Ride Ridematch Program

If you are impacted by the I-95 incident there are carpooling options available. Share-A-RideOpens In A New Window matches people to others making a similar trip – it can be for regular trips like to/from work, or for one-time trips, too, like to sporting or cultural events. Anyone who signs up can earn points for recording their (non-SOV) trips, including transit, car/van pools, biking, and walking. Points add up for rewards like discounts at restaurants and retail establishments, etc.

Information on SAR and other ride-match programs in NJ, DE, and elsewhere in PA can be found at In A New WindowRegional transportation management associationsOpens In A New Window can help employers and employees with issues regarding changes in commuting due to this closure. SAR is funded through PennDOT and administered by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.

Additional Resources for I-95 Travelers

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.comOpens In A New Window. 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.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alertsOpens In A New Window.

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Resources for Philadelphia Residents

Philadelphia residents can find ongoing information about City services and operations on phila.govOpens In A New Window in English and Spanish. Residents should continue to set their trash and recycling collections out as normal on their regular trash day and at their regular pickup site. Residents in the northeast area of the city should expect delays in collections. The Streets Department continues to monitor the impact of the I-95 closure on sanitation collections in the area. Residents will be notified if adjustments to collections will be made if necessary.