SCHOOL BUS TRAFFIC ADVISORY

School Buses dropping off competitors should use the following directions...

PLEASE NOTE: Due to new weight restrictions on the South Street Bridge, buses MAY NOT use the bridge or its I-76 exit. Please use the 30th St. or University Ave. exits.

Off campus bus parking is available two miles away at Campus Park and Ride at a $25 daily rate. This is by reservation only and must be paid in advance. Shuttle service back to the campus is provided [PDF] [website]. Please keep in mind that Campus Park and Ride is not affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

From the Philadelphia International Airport and points south of Philadelphia
Follow I-95 North to exit 13 (I-76 West/Valley Forge/PA-291/Island Ave). Merge onto Penrose Ave./PA-291 East toward I-76 West/Valley Forge. Turn Left onto S. 26TH ST/PA-291 E. which becomes I-76 West. Exit at University Ave. and follow 34th St./University Ave. north towards the Penn hospital complex. After crossing the bridge, turn right onto Civic Center Blvd. This street turns into 33rd St. You can pull to the side of the road to unload. There is NO PARKING of buses in this area.

From the New Jersey Turnpike and the New York City Area
Take the NJ Turnpike South Exit #4 (NJ 73, Camden, Philadelphia) to NJ 73 North and then onto I-295 South. After passing Exit 28 on I-295 South, stay to your left and then merge onto I-76 Exit #26 (Philadelphia, Camden). After merging, stay to your left and look for I-76 Walt Whitman Bridge (Toll $3). Cross the bridge into Philadelphia and exit at Exit 346B University Ave. and follow 34th St./University Ave. north towards the Penn hospital complex. After crossing the bridge, turn right onto Civic Center Blvd. This street turns into 33rd St. You can pull to the side of the road to unload. There is NO PARKING of buses in this area.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike and points west of Philadelphia
Exit the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Exit 24 (Valley Forge) then merge onto I-76 East (Philadelphia).Use Exit #345 (30th Street Station) and turn right at the top of the ramp. Follow the road around 30th St. Station, then go straight through the light at Market St. Continue going straight to the end of that street at Walnut Street, then turn right. Follow Walnut to 34th. St, turn left, then turn left at the next light onto Spruce. Franklin Field will be in front of you. You can turn left onto 33rd St. and pull to the side of the road to unload. There is NO PARKING of buses in this area.

From the Ben Franklin Bridge and Camden
Take US-30 (Admiral Wilson Boulevard) to the Ben Franklin Bridge (Toll #3). Then take I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway) to I-76 East (Int'l Airport, Schuylkill Expressway). Immediately use Exit #345 (30th Street Station) and turn right at the top of the ramp. Follow the road around 30th St. Station, then go straight through the light at Market St. Continue going straight to the end of that street at Walnut Street, then turn right. Follow Walnut to 34th. St, turn left, then turn left at the next light onto Spruce. Franklin Field will be in front of you. You can turn left onto 33rd St. and pull to the side of the road to unload. There is NO PARKING of buses in this area.

From the Walt Whitman Bridge and the Atlantic City Expressway
Take the Atlantic City Expressway to NJ-42 North. NJ-42 will divide into Express and Local lanes. Take the Express lanes to I-76 East Walt Whitman Bridge (Toll $3). Cross the bridge into Philadelphia and exit at Exit 346B University Ave. and follow 34th St./University Ave. north towards the Penn hospital complex. After crossing the bridge, turn right onto Civic Center Blvd. This street turns into 33rd St. You can pull to the side of the road to unload. There is NO PARKING of buses in this area.

From Northeast Philadelphia and Northern Suburbs
Take US-1 South (Roosevelt Blvd) to I-76 East (Central Philadelphia). Use Exit #345 (30th Street Station) and turn right at the top of the ramp. Follow the road around 30th St. Station, then go straight through the light at Market St. Continue going straight to the end of that street at Walnut Street, then turn right. Follow Walnut to 34th. St, turn left, then turn left at the next light onto Spruce. Franklin Field will be in front of you. You can turn left onto 33rd St. and pull to the side of the road to unload. There is NO PARKING of buses in this area.

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