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Traffic/Detours and Delays for Obama – PS just avoid Art Museum Area

Traffic/ Detours and Delays Today
Date: 9/13/2016

Please expect significant delays, detours and traffic congestion due to the President’s visit today.
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Road closures began  around 6 a.m. for the main event taking place at Eakins Oval.

There will be significant traffic detours in the area surrounding the Art Museum. Lane restrictions will begin around the curb lanes of Eakins Oval, and at 7 a.m. Kelly Drive will be detoured inbound at Fairmount Avenue.

Also at 7 a.m., MLK Drive and Spring Garden traffic will be detoured onto I-676.

Beginning at 9 a.m., the entire area surrounding the Oval and all roadways leading into Eakins Oval will be closed and traffic detoured away from the area.

Due to these restrictions and closures, motorists are encouraged to avoid the area.9-13-2016-12-31-08-am