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(A billboard structure at Second and Race Streets, in Old City, adjacent to I-95 and the Ben Franklin Bridge.  File photo by John McDevitt)

PennDOT Imposing Oversight for Billboards Near Philadelphia’s Interstate Highways

Since the 1970s, Penndot has allowed Philadelphia’s mayor and City Council to regulate billboards along state highways, but Penndot officials now fear that federal highway dollars are at risk without their direct oversight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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Philadelphia Billboard Part Of National Happiness Campaign To Create Giant Smile Over U.S.

The Joy Team says the Philadelphia billboard will be located on Ridge Avenue about 30 feet north of Walnut Lane and will read, “Life loves you. Just the way you are.”

03/11/2015

(A billboard structure at Second and Race Streets, in Old City, adjacent to I-95 and the Ben Franklin Bridge.  File photo by John McDevitt)

City Council Tries Again to Overhaul Philadelphia’s Billboard Regulations

It was in November of 2013 that a Council committee approved a top-to-bottom overhaul of billboard regulations. But, like many compromises, the measure left both activists and billboard companies unhappy and the measure was sidelined.

12/04/2014

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‘New Jersey: A State Of Resilience’ Ad Campaign Begins In Washington, D.C.

Banners and signs proclaiming New Jersey’s resilience post-Superstorm Sandy have gone up in the nation’s capital.

01/17/2013

(KYW Newsradio got a new sign atop its Independence Mall studios in September 2012.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Move Forward On New Rules For Commercial Signs

The lawmakers updated regulations on outdoor signs but put off a vote on the controversial issue of billboards.

11/28/2012

City Hall (credit: Tim McLaughlin)

City Council Hears Arguments Over Billboards Near I-95

PennDOT’s ongoing expansion of portions of I-95 prompted a City Council battle over billboards along that highway.

06/13/2012

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Set Your Watch: Christian Radio Broadcaster Predicts The Rapture, At 6 PM Saturday

You may have seen the billboards claiming that the end of the world arrives tomorrow.

05/20/2011