Office of Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland                                             

 

 

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018                                                                 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  

 

contact: Aigner Cleveland

Press Secretary

[email protected]

 

                                                                                                                                             

MEDIA ADVISORY

7th Street Bridge to Close for Construction

 

(CHESTER, PA) –  The 7th Street Bridge will be closed starting Monday, October 1, 2018.  The bridge will be closed indefinitely until the bridge replacement project is complete.  An anticipated project completion date is set for May 2020.

 

The closing is necessary to replace the bridge, which has only received minor repairs within the last decade.

 

West 7th Street between Penn Street and Sproul Street will be closed to all traffic during the entire duration of the project.

 

Advanced notice signs will be installed to notify the traveling public

 

Residents and any person(s) traveling in the area are encouraged to use West 9th Street or West 6th Street as alternative routes.