Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties
Beginning Sunday, June 14 and Continuing Through Saturday, September 5, 2015 | Entire Service Day
SEPTA forces will begin work on a track renewal project critical to maintaining safe, reliable service and improving the overall riding experience along Girard Ave.
Bus service will replace all Trolleys across the entire line during the dates noted above
Bus Service Information:
Customers should plan for an additional 5 minutes of travel time
Bus service will board from different locations than Trolleys. Please look for signage posted at platforms for boarding information
Please refer to the Route 15 public timetable with the June 14, 2015 effective date for specific route and schedule details
What's Happening During this Project:
Reconstruct approximately 9,800 feet - nearly 2 miles - of eastbound and westbound track along Girard Ave. between 3rd St. and 7th St. and east of Frankford Ave. to Susquehanna St.
Construct new street surface with new concrete and asphalt paving
This project is part of Rebuilding for the Future. Learn more about this project and others on the Rebuilding for the Future Program website
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:
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
Effective Tuesday, February 4, 2014, Richmond St. is now 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