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The D&L Blog: Construction Updates

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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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Written by H. Scott Everett, D&L Stewardship and Trail Manager I am pleased to inform everyone that construction has started on the East Penn Section of the D&L Trail.  This 2.9-mile project will extend from…

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Written By H. Scott Everett, D&L Trail Manager Forgive me if I do not wish for a white Christmas this year and hope for a mild winter. I am pleased to let everyone know that…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On September 24th, exactly four months after closing for extensive repair, cleaning and painting, Morrisville’s Calhoun Street Bridge once again welcomed nearly 18,000 daily vehicles crossing the Delaware River between Morrisville,…

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On Monday, a crowd of government officials and D&L Trail devotees braved grey skies and drizzle to dedicate a 2.7-mile section of trail between Cementon and Laurys Station in Lehigh County. The new section runs…

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While trail usage across the Corridor goes way down during the winter months, trail design heats up. Field work is an essential part of trail design. This involves things such as surveys and walk throughs with…

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The following is part two of a two-part report from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett. In part one, Scott provided an update on trail building in Luzerne and Carbon counties.  In this part, he describes…

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