A section of North Broad Street in Center City will be closed for more than a week beginning tomorrow morning to allow for a demolition project in connection with the Convention Center expansion, the city announced yesterday.

Northbound Broad Street between JFK Boulevard and Race Street and southbound Broad Street between Race and Arch Streets will be closed beginning at 5 a.m. tomorrow and remain closed until 4 p.m. on May 31.

The city said police would be on site to direct motorists around the area. SEPTA will be using alternate routes for bus Routes 27, C, and the Broad Street Line NiteOwl. Broad Street subway operations will not be affected. Officials advised residents to visit www.septa.org for bus detours. - Inquirer staff