The city will close roads, restrict parking and suspended trash collection to stage Thursday's Eagles Super Bowl parade. Here's what you need to know.
Road closures will come in stages, starting on Tuesday, and most will remain in place until about 6 p.m. Thursday.
The inner lanes (inbound and outbound) of Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed from Eakins Oval to 20th Street from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. This closure will not be in effect during morning and evening rush hours, and cross streets will remain open to traffic throughout.
The following streets will be closed according to the schedules listed below.
5 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The following streets will be designated "local access only" west of 22nd Street:
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
10 a.m. until conditions allow
Noon until 9 p.m.
6 p.m. – Overnight
The inner lanes (inbound and outbound) of Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be closed from Eakins Oval to 20th Street will be closed. Cross streets will remain open to traffic throughout, and all roads will be open prior to the morning rush hour on Friday, Feb. 9.
Temporary no-parking restrictions along the parade route and on adjacent streets will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday and will remain in place until 6 p.m. Thursday.
Bicycle Lane Detours
During the parade, several bicycle lanes along Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Broad Street, and streets in the vicinity will be inaccessible. Cyclists are advised to use caution when traveling in the area.
Normal residential trash and recycling collection will be suspended on Thursday. The Streets Department will operate on a holiday schedule and pick-up will be delayed by one day. Residents with a normal collection on Thursday should place their trash and recycling curbside on Friday.
Collection boxes along the parade route will blocked and out of service starting Wednesday until Friday as a security measure.
The U.S. Postal Service says it will attempt deliver mail in those neighborhoods along parade route with roadways, streets, and mailboxes that are safely accessible.
The following postal retail locations will be closed on Thursday: Middle City 19103, Land Title 19110, John Wanamaker 19107, Penn Center 19102, Castle 19148, Fairmount 19130 and 30th Street Train Station 19104. The Philadelphia Main Office at 3000 Chestnut St. will close at 8 p.m. instead of 9 p.m. The following locations will all close by 5 p.m. on Thursday: Point Breeze, Penn's Landing, Roosevelt Mal, Bustleton and Franklin Mills.
Here is information on public transit service for Thursday: