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The D&L Blog: Construction Updates

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Blog Post By: D&L Trail Manager, Lauren Golden The Carbon County Pedestrian Bridge at Jim Thorpe is the big thing happening on the D&L Trail these days (Groundbreaking is April 5th at 12 pm!). But…

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We are excited to announce that long-awaited work has finally begun on several major D&L Trail construction projects. The Carbon County Connectivity Project launched with a grand ground-breaking and a great deal of media attention. …

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Connecting the D&L Trail is about partnerships:  large government organizations, passionate individuals who bring their whole selves to their work, and everyone in between.  These valuable collaborations will make linking the final 12% of our…

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This year’s construction season projects bring us much closer to completing the entire 165-mile D&L trail. Here are the latest updates: Luzerne County Middleburg Road Pedestrian Crossing – This crossing will result in a safe…

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Do you spend time walking, running or biking on the Delaware Canal section of the D&L Trail? Are you a business owner, homeowner or municipal leader located along the Delaware Canal section of the D&L…

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Do you spend time walking, running or biking on the D&L Trail? Are you a business owner located along the D&L Trail? Do you have an interest in the D&L Trail and its future? If you…

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Guest post by Paul Lumia, Executive Director of North Branch Land Trust Research shows that spending time outdoors doing some physical activity increases attention spans and creative problem-solving skills by as much as 50% and…

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Help us celebrate the beginning of construction of the D&L Trail’s newest access point. The Lehighton Trailhead will provide access to the soon-to-be-completed section of trail between Lehighton and the East Penn Boat Launch. What:…

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As many of you know, construction of the new turnpike bridge over the Lehigh River at Parryville has been ongoing for a couple of years now.  In 2008, Jim Deebil of the Lehighton Sewer Authority…

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I am pleased to report that repairs are well underway on the Weissport section the D&L Trail that was damaged by the March Flooding. My thanks to the efforts of the Lehighton Water Authority in…

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Written by Scott Everett, Stewardship & Trails Manager I am pleased to inform everyone that the Slatington Trailhead is almost complete.  Work began about two weeks ago.  When complete, the trailhead will provide parking for…

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Written by Scott Everett, D&L Trail Manager I sit here writing this update as yet another spring shower passes and the rain has prevented work on the trail.  There is, however, some great news to…

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