Pennovation Works Construction Traffic Detour Patterns

Construction Notice

Revised traffic pattern begins Sunday, January 14th at 5pm


Construction crews will be working on Grays Ferry Avenue at the main exit from the Pennovation Works property at 35th Street beginning the evening of Sunday, January, 14, 2024. Beginning at 5:00PM, the main exit will be closed and all vehicle traffic leaving the property must exit at the 36th Street gate.


  • All vehicles must enter from Grays Ferry Avenue using the main entrance at 35th Street
  • All traffic must proceed one-way around the perimeter of the site to exit onto Grays Ferry Avenue (follow exit signs)
  • Watch for bike traffic and pedestrians (including Pennovation’s dog trainers/handlers that regularly walk around the site)

Pennovation Shuttle:

  • Will pick up and drop off at the road along the Pennovation Center Plaza
  • Be ready and waiting at the stop for your shuttle pick up, the shuttle will not wait for you to arrive

This construction activity will result in:

  • Closure of the 35th Street exit lane

When visiting the site:

  • Allow extra travel time to reach your desired location
  • Proceed with caution around designated work zones
  • Take note of traffic signs, posted speed limits, and directional signage
  • Follow the directions of safety/security personnel
  • Use designated crosswalks
  • Parking is available on a first-come, first served basis
  • Pedestrian access off Grays Ferry Avenue at 35th Street gate only
  • Pedestrian access at the north/river/park side of the property will remain accessible for authorized card holders

Instructions subject to change based on site conditions/project requirements.

Click here to download a copy of the current traffic pattern.

Map of New Pennovation Works Traffic Pattern 01-14-24