Chestnut Street Bridge closure

Construction map of Franklin Field - south and east concourse closed until 12/31/19Due to construction, the south and east concourses of Franklin Field will be closed until 12/31/2019.  Please use the north side of South Street.  


Additionally, PENNDOT has notified the University of Pennsylvania that the Chestnut Street Bridge will close for renovation on Monday, August 5, 2019.  The bridge will be closed to ALL TRAFFIC, including pedestrians, bicycles and cars, for approximately one year.  The closure of this important for egress out of University City will result in many changes to traffic patterns, signs and signals, and volume in the vicinity of campus. Please adjust your commute accordingly.

For more information on the PENNDOT Chestnut Street Bridge Project, go to



Last Updated: Monday, March 16, 2020