Pennovation Works Construction Traffic Detour Patterns

Construction Notice

New traffic pattern begins Monday, June 5th


The main access road at the Pennovation Works campus will be under construction through September 2023. Construction crews will be working in the areas marked in orange on the site map. Construction vehicles will be moving around the site frequently. 

This construction activity will result in:

  • Periodic road closures and alternating traffic patterns within the site
  • Alternating entry/exit points along Grays Ferry Avenue

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 when possible
  • Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Public pedestrian access off Grays Ferry Avenue at 35th Street gate only
  • Private pedestrian access at the north/river/park side of the property will remain accessible for authorized card holders


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


Instructions as of 6/05/23 – UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  • All vehicles must enter from Grays Ferry Avenue using the main entrance at 35th Street
  • Traffic flow will shift to the left lane part way down the driveway
  • All traffic must proceed one-way around the perimeter of the campus to exit onto Grays Ferry Avenue (follow exit signs)
  • Parking Lot C will be closed approximately 2 weeks beginning June 5.  Parking Lots A and B will remain open
  • Watch for bike traffic and pedestrians (including Pennovation’s dog trainers/handlers that regularly walk around the site)


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


Traffic Pattern E