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Pennsylvania Hospital Traffic Advisory for July 6, affecting South 8th Street and surrounding area

The Biennial Archdiocesan Clergy Laity Congress will be holding a parade on Sunday, July 6. The parade route will start at the Marriott Hotel at 12th and Market, proceed eastbound on Market to 8th, and then continue southbound on 8th to a church located between Spruce and Locust. Spruce Street will remain open.

The processions will occur from 9-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m.

For access to Pennsylvania Hospital during the times of procession, staff, patients and visitors should use alternative access routes from major roadways, such as the 6th Street Exit off of the 676 Vine Street Expressway and Pine Street off of Broad Street.

Date: Sunday, July 6, 2014
Time: 9:00-10:30 am and 1:30-2:30 pm
Street Affected: South 8th Street and surrounding area
Street Closure: 8th Street, starting at Market Street and ending at Spruce (temporarily impacting access to Pennsylvania Hospital)

Directions and Alternate Routes

For driving directions and alternative routes — including public transportation — call 800-789-PENN (7366) or visit: