Road Construction leaves diner and other businesses in limbo

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A road construction project in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia is killing business for a number of commercial enterprises that depend on street traffic for patronage. One half mile of Germantown Avenue has been closed due to a 17 million dollar PennDot project to replace 100 year old utility lines and is wreaking havoc on the small businesses including the Trolleycar Diner, pictured above.
Here is a link to the story from yesterdays Philadelphia Inquirer… http://www.philly.com/inquirer/business/20080225_Germantown_Avenue_roadwork_takes_a_toll_on_businesses.html

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