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Delaware & Lehigh - D&L Trail Construction Update: Mansion House Bridge at Jim Thorpe

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You may have noticed that the Mansion House Bridge at Jim Thorpe truss system was recently placed onto the bridge abutments. Although lifting the truss was a huge milestone for the project, the Mansion House Bridge is not yet finished. We want to recap just how impressive and awe-inspiring the truss lift was.

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This May will complete 5 full years of programming for Get Your Tail on the Trail and we’re celebrating our nationally-recognized program in big ways all year long!

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Come out to help the D&L clean up Easton’s Hugh Moore Park, home of the National Canal Museum and the D&L Trail.

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Francey Burke, like many others, is an avid user of the D&L Trail. But her love of the trail extends beyond logging miles or sightseeing.

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By Elissa Garofalo Jim Thorpe (a.k.a. Mauch Chunk) is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. It’s befitting that the iconic Lehigh Coal & Navigation (LC&N) Building received a meticulous restoration in preparation. Preservation work like…

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By Elissa Garofalo, D&L Executive Director Since this was a particularly exciting fall season, we decided to close out 2017 with a uniquely D&L Top 10 List. From the installation of the historic Mansion House…

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Today is #GivingTuesday – a day dedicated to giving throughout the world. How will you give back? By volunteering? Becoming a member? Donating? There are countless ways to support the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage…

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By Lauren Golden, D&L Trail & Stewardship Manager The D&L’s list of trail projects is long and ranges from very large bridge projects to quite small improvements to improve safety. Although these smaller projects are…

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By Pat Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst and Cartographer For the past several years, we at the D&L have considered Cementon (mile 83) our southern cap to the many miles bikeable south of the Jim Thorpe…

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By Brian Greene, D&L Trail Programs Manager Where does the trail go in the photo above? Is there a trail if there are no paths, signs, or markings? This might be a better question and…

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Where: Weissport Canal  – Park at Weissport Trailhead, Bridge Street, Weissport, PA 18235 When: Sunday Nov 12, 2017 1:00 – 4:00PM What: The local D&L Trail Tenders are working on improving and protecting the canal…

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Come sit a spell in the crisp autumn air and find out why concrete phone booths (like this one on the Asher F. Boyer Trail near Three Mile Dam) dotted the Lehigh and Delaware Valleys, along…

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