Road closures to hit Philadelphia 2 days before convention


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Road closures and highway restrictions will go into effect two full days before the Democratic Convention gets underway in Philadelphia.

The Secret Service released a map of the closures on Thursday.

The convention is July 25-28, and from July 23 to July 29, a number of closures and restrictions will be in place.

Truck traffic will be limited on sections of Interstate 95 and other roads in the region will be closed.

A ¾-mile section of Broad Street, the main north-south artery leading to the convention site, will be closed to all but authorized vehicles. It’s unclear if that will affect a march that’s approved along Broad Street from downtown to a park near the convention.

Protests are being allowed in a park across from the convention site.

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Map of restrictions: http://bit.ly/29CaILk

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