Harrisburg, PA – PennDOT is proud to announce that the PennDOT Driver’s License Center at 2320 Island Avenue in Philadelphia will be relocated to 2904 South 70th Street in Philadelphia.
The last day of operation at the Island Avenue location will be Saturday, June 30. The new South 70th Street site will open on Monday, July 2 for photo services and Tuesday, July 3 for driver licensing services. Hours of operation for the new location will remain the same: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for photo services, Tuesday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. for driver licensing services.
Additionally, the new site includes a variety of advancements, both in terms of service enhancements for customers and in environmentally-friendly green technology. It will be approximately 10,400 square feet, more than doubling the size of the original site, and will serve customers at 15 driver licensing workstations and five photo workstations. It is equipped with all the necessary 21st-century technology, including enhanced data communication lines; as well as the capability to add new technology as it becomes available. PennDOT will also provide free wi-fi for its customers.
Green building components of the new facility include LED lights with energy-saving controls, high-efficiency restroom facilities with “WaterSense” faucets, a state-of-the-art HVAC system and expanded recycling options for both customers and staff. These items allow the agency to promote responsible environmental stewardship while ultimately saving important taxpayer dollars.
Environmental stewardship has also impacted the site’s décor. The walls in the new site are adorned with PennDOT signs depicting significant regional roadways and landmarks, created from recycling the metal from retired road signs.
To find a PennDOT Driver License Center or schedule a driver’s exam online, visit www.dmv.pa.gov.
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