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February 17, 2019

Watch the helicopter lift carrying equipment fly through Center City

A helicopter lift operation on Sunday affected morning travel

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1.17 helicopter lift Emily Rolen/PhillyVoice

A helicopter flew through Center City on Sunday, Feb. 17 to deliver heavy equipment to a building on Market Street.

A helicopter lift operation had large pieces of heavy equipment suspended above Center City Sunday morning, affecting morning travel and commuters.

The operation began at 4 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17. The helicopter is delivering equipment to a Center City building as part of a project to replace HVAC equipment at 2000 Market St., according to the Inquirer. 

LATEST: Helicopter lift operation to cause Center City detours on Sunday

Trains are operating on a normal Sunday schedule, however passengers are not able to exit the 15th Street Station concourse until after 3 p.m. 

For updated information on bus, trolley, and train arrivals, click here.

This is an ongoing story. Check back for updates.

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