Francis Myers Rec Center

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Current Phase:


July 2020


Anticipated March 2021

Map of projects in Kingsessing neigborhood


Project #50105 (Francis Myers Rec Center) will implement green infrastructure to improve the stormwater management of the Kingsessing neighborhood.

This is part of the overall Green Infrastructure Initiative implemented by City of Philadelphia called Green City, Clean Waters.Due to contractor delays and the COVID-19 pandemic construction pause, work did not begin until July 2020.

Streets Affected

  • Cemetery Ave from Allman St to Kingsessing Ave
  • Kingsessing Ave from Cemetery Ave to 58th St
  • 61st St from Regent St to Kingsessing Ave
  • 59th St from Kingsessing Ave to Greenway Ave
  • Greenway Ave from 58th St to 54th St
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Project Files

50105 Project FactsheetNovember 4, 2020 50105 Pre-Construction LetterNovember 4, 2020


Construction began

Contractors mobilized after pandemic construction delay.

Posted by:
Amy Hopf
Project Update

Construction Resumed

Following Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement that construction activities across the state would be allowed to resume, work for this project was able to resume.

This resumption follows a construction freeze of all non-emergency work that was put in place on March 20, 2020.

Your health and safety is our priority at all worksites. Our teams are utilizing protective equipment, sanitizing procedures and social distancing. PWD is committed to ensuring a safe workplace for all PWD employees and protecting their health.

To report construction‑related incidents or issues requiring immediate attention, please call 215‑685‑6300.
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