Made in America Survival Guide: Road Closures, Parking and SEPTA

Made in America road closures have already begun. Here’s what you need to know.

It’s that time of the year again: Labor Day, and thus Made in America — and thus a slew of road closures — are upon us.

The city has already begun shutting down streets for the Jay-Z-organized, two-day music festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Made in America will take place this coming Saturday and Sunday. Kendrick Lamar, Meek MillNicki Minaj and Post Malone are set to headline. You can find the full lineup and more information about the festival here.

If you’re attending the event, you’re probably pretty excited right now. If not, you’re probably wondering how to best avoid the area. Here’s a list of Made in America road closures and parking restrictions for those who fit into the latter category — and a list of where you can park (and how to take public transit) for those who fit into the former.

Made in America Road Closures

Made in America road closures began rolling out in Fairmount this past Sunday, but the real doozies will begin on August 31st. Here’s the full schedule.

Phase 1: Starting at 7 a.m. on August 26th

Phase 2: Starting at 7 a.m. on August 27th

Phase 3: Starting at 7 a.m. on August 28th

Phase 4: Starting at 10 a.m. on August 29th

Phase 5: Starting at 7 p.m. on August 30th

Phase 6: Starting at 10 a.m. on August 31st

Detour alert: Starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 31st, because of the closure of the outer lanes on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, traffic headed inbound (to Center City), from the Spring Garden Street Bridge or Martin Luther King Drive must exit Eakins Oval on the 24th Street ramp. Traffic headed inbound on Kelly Drive must exit Kelly Drive at Fairmount Avenue.

Phase 7: Starting at 10 a.m. on September 1st

All Made in America road closures and restrictions are expected to reopen by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4th. Traffic patterns should return to normal by morning rush hour that day.

Made in America On-Street Parking Restrictions

The following streets will be closed to parking through 11:59 p.m. on September 4th:

Where You Can Park for Made in America

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has released a list of nearby parking locations and rates for Made in America:

Family Courthouse Garage, 1503-11 Arch St.

Philadelphia Gateway Parking Garage, 1540 Vine St.

19th and Callowhill Street Lot, 1901 Callowhill St.

How to Take Public Transit for Made in America

Taxis, Uber and Lyft are your friends — but let’s remember that the streets around the festival will probably be really clogged. In that case, you can always opt for public transportation.

As always, check System Status or follow @SEPTA on Twitter for real-time service information.

Broad Street and Market-Frankford Subway Lines:

Regional Rail:



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