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Service Advisory | Route 15

Track Reconstruction Project | Girard Ave.: Buses Replace ALL Trolleys

Beginning Sunday, June 18th and continuing through Sunday, September 17, 2017

SEPTA forces will excavate, renew, and pave approximately 4,100 feet of the Eastbound and Westbound tracks along Girard Ave. between Broad St. and Corinthian Ave. and the Girard Ave. Bridge, between 33rd and 34th Sts.

Customer Information:

Buses will board at or near Route 15 Trolley stations. Please look for posted signage for boarding information

Vehicular parking will not be permitted in the construction zone.

Access to area businesses will be available at all times during construction.

Here's What's Happening During this Project:

Install new and improved track components for a smoother, quieter ride

Install new concrete and asphalt paving

Renew track originally built in the 1950s

Route 15 Trolley service is expected to resume Monday, September 18, 2017. Please check System Status or follow @SEPTA_TRL_15 for the latest service information.

I-95 Reconstruction Program Service Detours

Until Further Notice

Due to ongoing construction taking place as part of the PennDOT I-95 reconstruction program, the Route 15 bus shuttle and Route 43 service will operate on a detour route as follows. Please refer to the notice above for the June 18, 2017 construction along Girard Ave.

Route 15 Shuttle Bus To Richmond & Westmoreland/63rd & Girard

Service will operate around the construction with detour stops on Aramingo Ave. at York & Cumberland Sts.

Richmond St. Closure

Richmond St. is closed due to construction. Shuttle buses will detour as follows:

Service towards Richmond & Westmoreland St.

From Aramingo Ave., shuttle buses will turn onto Thompson Street towards Allegheny Ave.

Service towards 63rd & Girard Ave.

From Allegheny Ave., shuttle buses will turn onto Belgrade St. towards Aramingo Ave.

Click here to view the detour map

Route 43 Bus to Richmond & Cumberland/50th & Parkside Loop

Route 43 Detour Map | PDF

Service going towards Parkside Loop will operate around the construction with detour stops on Huntingdon St. at Richmond, Edgemont, & Thompson Sts. and on Aramingo Ave. at Cumberland St., York St., & Delaware & Columbia Aves.

Service on Richmond St. between Cumberland & Beach Sts. and Beach St. to Delaware Ave. will be discontinued during this detour

The construction is expected to last for approximately two years. Routes 15 and 43 will be detoured during this time