Made In America Festival - Philly road closures, parking restrictions

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Labor Day Weekend is upon us and so is the return of the Made In America Festival to the Ben Franklin Parkway. This year's lineup comes up way short on Radio 104.5 artists and will feature Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill, Zedd, Miguel, Alessia Cara and more.

And, as always, be prepared for lots of road closures and parking restrictions around the Parkway. Full details below, courtesy of the City of Philadelphia. Also, if you're looking for Public Transport information, grab it HERE

Phase 1 – 7:00AM on August 26 – 11:59PM on September 4:

  • Two lanes of Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum

Phase 2 – 7:00AM on August 27 – 5:00AM on September 4:

  • Spring Garden Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Phase 3 – 7:00AM on August 28 – 11:59PM on September 4:

  • Parking prohibited on Pennsylvania Avenue from 22nd Street to 23rd Street (south side) and Park Towne Place from 22nd Street to 24thStreet (north side)

Phase 4 – 10:00AM on August 29 – 5:00 AM on September 4:

  • The inner lanes of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, between 20th Street and Eakins Oval
  • Cross traffic on numbered streets will be permitted

Phase 5 – 7:00PM on August 30 – 5:00AM on September 4:

  • 22nd Street reduced to one running lane between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Phase 6 – 10:00AM August 31 – 5:00AM September 4:

  • Outer lanes of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, between 20th Street and Eakins Oval
  • 23rd Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • 22nd Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Park Towne Place
  • 21st Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Winter Street
  • Kelly Drive outbound, from Benjamin Franklin Parkway to Fairmount Avenue
  • Outer lane of MLK Drive adjacent to Paine’s Park

Starting at 10:00AM on Friday, August 31st, due to the closure of the outer lanes on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, traffic headed inbound (to Center City), from Spring Garden Street Bridge or Martin Luther King Drive, must exit Eakins Oval on the 24th Street ramp. Traffic headed inbound on Kelly Drive must exit Kelly Drive at Fairmount Avenue.

Phase 7 – 10:00AM September 1 – 5:00AM September 4:The full extent of road closures around the festival site will begin at 10:00AM on Saturday, September 1 and remain through the duration of the event. A complete list of road closures and no parking restrictions is outlined below:

Road ClosuresThe entire width of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, beginning at 20th Street extending through Eakins Oval (25th Street) and behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. – The rear of the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be accessible to Museum guests via Fairmount Avenue, to Pennsylvania Avenue, to 25th Street.

  • 21st Street, between Winter & Spring Garden Streets
  • 22nd Street, between Race Street & Fairmount Avenue
  • 23rd Street, between the Benjamin Franklin Parkway & Fairmount Avenue
  • 24th Street, between Fairmount & Pennsylvania Avenues
  • Spring Garden Street, between 20th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, including the Spring
  • Garden Street Tunnel.
  • Spring Garden St Bridge* (The City will make every effort to keep this bridge open during Philadelphia Art Museum operating hours on September 1st and 2nd 10am – 5pm, but it may be forced to close during periods of heavy pedestrian traffic)
  • Kelly Drive, between 23rd Street & Fairmount Avenue
  • Martin Luther King Drive, between the Falls Bridge & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, between Hamilton & 25th Street
  • 2000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, between the Whole Foods store & 21st Street (the
  • eastern half of the block, from the Whole Foods Market to 20th Street, will remain open to allow access to the store)
  • Park Towne Place, between 22nd & 24th Streets
  • I-676 westbound off-ramp at 22nd Street (I-676 eastbound off-ramp at 23rd Street will be open)

No Parking:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, between 22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue (south side of street)
  • Winter Street, between 20th & 22nd Streets (both sides of street)
  • 20th Street, between Vine & Callowhill Streets (east side of street)
  • 21st Street, between Benjamin Franklin Parkway & Race Street (both sides of street)
  • 22nd Street, between Winter & Spring Garden Streets (both sides of street)
  • Park Towne Place, between 22nd & 24th Streets (both sides of street)

12 days left until @kendricklamar @NickiMinaj @postmalone @MeekMill @zedd @Miguel @Alessiasmusic and more hit the stage at #MadeInAmerica! Don’t miss them live this September 1-2 in Philly. Buy tickets via link in bio 👆

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