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Traffic Alert: Presidential Town Hall in Philadelphia Tonight

Dear USciences Community, The President of the United States will be attending a Town Hall hosted by 6 ABC at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia this evening. While the Town Hall will not air until 9pm, the traffic and transit impacts will begin this afternoon. There will be rolling street closures, detours, and mass transit changes. Please see the below link for information regarding the travel impacts of this event. https://6abc.com/abc-news-trump-town-hall-president-and-the-people-george-stephanopoulos-visit-philadlephia/6423435/ -USciences Department of Public Safety


Traffic Advisory from Penn Public Safety (9/11/20)

The Following is a Traffic Advisory from Penn Public Safety Public Safety has been notified by PennDOT of the following I-76 lane reductions and road closures beginning Monday, September 14th. Note the South Street on-and off-ramps closures. Beginning at 5:00 AM Monday, September 14, westbound Interstate 76 will be reduced to one lane around-the-clock until the end of the year between the University Avenue and 30th Street interchanges in Center City Philadelphia for reconstruction of the median barrier. In addition, the westbound off-ramp to South Street will be closed from 5:00 AM Monday, September 14, through the end of the...

USciences COVID-19 Task Force Update (9/11/2020)

To: All Staff, Faculty, and Students Thanks to everyone for making the first two weeks of the semester successful! Walking around campus we see terrific compliance with our mask guidance - so kudos to all of you who continue to work to keep our community safe! We are hopeful about the coming months, and encourage everyone to continue to be vigilant and adherent to our campus guidelines in order to keep all of us safe and healthy. Conducting daily health checks to monitor your symptoms are an important part of this effort. What symptoms should I worry about? As a...


To: All Staff, Faculty, and Students Welcome back to all! We hope you had a healthy, restful and relaxing summer, and are ready to embark on the new academic year! If you’ve been on campus this week, you’ve likely noticed many changes. In addition to welcoming everyone back, the COVID-19 Task Force wants to share some additional information about adjustments to campus operations and important information on reducing the risk of transmission. Many universities across the country have had outbreaks as students have returned to campus, including some within the City of Philadelphia. The institutions of higher education in the...

USciences Public Safety - Tornado Watch Until 10p

This is a message from ReadyPhiladelphia. Tornado Watch in effect until 10 PM. Conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes. This watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes. Hail and strong winds are also possible. Persons in the watch area should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. For additional updates and weather information, visit http://www.weather.gov/phi For all current NWS Watches, Warnings, or Advisories, visit http://goo.gl/xfexUk For further information on emergency preparedness, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready