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City Street Closures

Below is a listing of all street closures within the City. They are categorized by type, for easy viewing. If you have any questions, please call the project lead listed in the street closure category. 

Daily Closures

 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Streets (610) 437-7638.

  • Project Lead: Streets Department - 610.437.7638
 
  • Hamilton Street & 13th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Hamilton Street & 12th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Hamilton Street & 11th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Hamilton Street & 9th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Hamilton Street & 8th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Hamilton Street & 6th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Hamilton Street & 5th Street will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Linden Street at 7 intersections will have the intersection closed today for the Downtown intersection project.
  • Project Lead: Suzanne Dobel - 610-437-7574

Construction Closures

Starting Monday November 14, 2022 to Wednesday November 23, 2022 from 8am to 3pm – 17th St from Chew St to Gordon St will have a lane closure with flaggers for repairs on the pedestrian bridge over 17th St.

On Wednesday November 16, 2022 from 7am to 2pm Law St from Court St to just short of Strata Symphony.  Closure is for an event at Symphony Hall.

Any questions please call Kyle A Sergent at 610-437-7596

Special Events Closures

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Arts Park - Saturday December 3rd 4:00 - 7:00pm

Street closures and detours will be from 12:00 - 9:00pm

  • 5th Street will be closed from Linden Street to Hamilton Street. (Take detour West on Linden Street to 7th Street then make left onto Hamilton Street)
  • Hamilton Street West-bound will be closed at 5th Street. (Take detour South on 5th Street to Union Street, turn right onto Union Street and right onto 6th Street)
  • Court Street will be closed from 6th Street to West of Penn Street
  • Law Street is closed to traffic from Hamilton Street to Linden street except for City Center Parking Garage located mid-block on Law Street between Hamilton Street and Court Street. Flaggers at Hamilton Street and Law Street will assist traffic in and out of parking garage.
  • 6th Street is open.
Click here to see map of closures and detours.

Lights in the Parkway - November 24th through December 31st

Click here to see map of patron route and resident only access routes.

Any questions please contact Suzanne Dobel at 610-437-7589.

Long Term Closures

Effective May 16, 2022 the SR 145 (Lehigh St. City of Allentown) bridge over Little Lehigh Creek will be closed for replacement. The bridge is owned by Lehigh County and the bridge replacement will be managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The project is anticipated to be completed by December 2, 2022.

Project Manager: Kyle Sergent - 610.437.7596

Weekend Closures

There are no weekend streets closures planned at this time.