The city will evaluate the pilot in the fall, and may try the devices in other locations.
In total, 23 projects will get underway, involving streets across the area.
Councilman-at-large David Oh says Philadelphia has many bridges and overpasses that are not owned by the city and are in dangerous condition.
Three city-owned bridges, which cross the Schuykill River, are on schedule to be inspected this week as part of routine maintenance.
There are about 3,000 traffic signals in Philadelphia, and some are more susceptible to cold than others.
Philadelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
Now the Streets Department has an unusual plan to combat the signs: pestering the culprits with robo-calls.
City officials have tallied the cost of plowing the streets of Philadelphia during the wicked winter — and the price tag is roughly three times that of a normal winter.
Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.
Philadelphia residents who regularly set out their items in the rear driveway, must set them out at the curb for pickup. Citizens should set their materials out on their regularly scheduled collection day.
It is not just snow we are dealing with tonight, bitterly cold temperatures are on the way as well.
The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.
Starting this week, Philadelphia residents will be able to set their trash at the curb a couple of hours earlier than currently allowed, the night before its collected.
Samara Banks and three children were struck and killed by what police say were drag racers on the Boulevard near Second Street in Feltonville.
Thousands of volunteers will be rolling up their sleeves Saturday for the sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup.