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MLK Drive is closed to traffic 24/7 until further notice

MLK Drive is now closed to motor vehicle traffic 24/7 until further notice. MLK Drive has been closed to traffic, not just on the weekends, not just until 5pm. Just closed, period.

I understand that the Schuylkill Banks trail, one of the main ways of getting to MLK Drive, has been crowded lately. This is certainly less than ideal. I have not been in town recently, but I'm guessing the streets are not too crowded. If you're in the area of Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square, South Street, Graduate Hospital and looking to get to MLK Drive, consider using the streets rather than Schuylkill Banks. 22nd Street to get to the Parkway and 21st Street to get back home. Please note that 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th Streets do not go through to the Ben Franklin Parkway. Once you're on the Parkway, head up to the Art Museum and then onto MLK Drive, where you should be able to walk, run or bike while giving those around you plenty of space.

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