South Philly streets to be paved this week!

Watch for signs and be sure to move your car if you’re parked on one of these streets! Say goodbye to dodging raised manhole covers and bumping around on uneven asphalt! Late last week we received news from the Streets Department that streets in South Philly which have been “milled”

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Mayor Kenney is on board for city-wide street cleaning if you are

At the beginning of the year, Councilman Squilla spoke out about bringing a street-cleaning program back to the city, even though his “South Philly brethren will probably freak out about it.” In a recent article from NBC News, Mayor Kenney shared his thoughts on the program. If Philadelphians are willing

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Recycle your Christmas tree at these upcoming events

In 2014 according to the National Christmas Tree Association, $1 billion was spent in the US to purchase 26.3 million real trees. Despite being a viable resource, many of these trees close out the holiday season in a landfill. With a little extra planning, however, trees are being given a

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Edge lines being repainted on Washington Avenue

Plans for the restriping of Washington Avenue have been in the works since early 2014. While the full-on restriping isn’t being completed just yet, some small victories are being made in terms of visibility and safety on the road. This week the Streets Department will be working to repaint the

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Garbage truck gets stuck on 100 block of Manton Street

It looks like one garbage truck got into a little trouble in Pennsport last week. This Streets Department vehicle decided it was a good idea to move barriers and drive through an area where work was being done to fix a sinkhole on the 100 block of Manton Street. Good

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Tons of street repaving work being completed in South Philly this week

As you’re driving around South Philly this week, you better watch out for street closures and “No Parking” signs. The Streets Department has been in the process of resurfacing roads throughout the city all summer long. This week, a ton of South Philly roads will be worked on, which may

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