Road Closures Announced For Placement Of Crane At Krystal Building

Friday, February 14, 2014

Due to the placement of a crane at the Krystal Building, the eastbound lanes of the 200 block of ML King Boulevard, between Chestnut Street and Broad Street, will be closed from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday.

The southbound lanes of the 900 block of Broad Street, between ML King Boulevard and 10th Street, will be closed from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday.

Both closures will have simple around-the-block detours posted.



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