Construction Update: The contractor has completed platform work and has started construction on the elevator towers. New photos are available to view in the slideshow below.
Impacts to Service:
Bus routes and evening detours: Bus routes will continue to be placed on temporary detours during evening construction. Customers should check System Status for specific route service information.
Market Frankford Line Late Night Boarding: During construction, trains at Church Station and Arrott Transportation Center may board from the opposite side platform. Customers should check System Status or look for signs posted at stations for any changes to boarding locations.
Enhancements include ADA compliant access with the installation of three new elevators. One accessible elevator will connect the street and platform levels and two accessible elevators will connect each platform level to the East Station pedestrian overpass. Other accessible features include new curb ramps, sidewalk repaving, and enhanced signage.
Major station improvements include new platforms with tactile edging and the replacement of roof canopies, repair and replacement of platform stairways and handrails, metal wall cladding, replacement of tile wall finishes, and canopy roof replacement. Safety and security enhancements will include lighting improvements, power, and communications system upgrades. Customer oriented features will include an Art in Transit installation.