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Archive for: Trail Improvements posts

Building the D&L Trail is like a huge, very complicated jigsaw puzzle. Think about it for a moment… we are re-connecting a 190 year old transportation system that has been disturbed by railroads, highways, modern municipal services, multiple landowners and (sometimes) neglect.

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 Dear Friends, The Mansion House Bridge dedication was awesome!  Thanks to all who came out from near and far to celebrate.  Special thanks to everyone who had even a tiny part in making this dream…

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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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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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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 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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Post by: Patrick Stephens, GIS Analyst & Cartographer at D&L Maps and signs are intimately connected to one another. The map is the overhead view that shows you where you are relative to other things….

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Post by: Brian Greene, Trail Programs Manager at D&L Great things happen when you combine two good things.  Peanut butter and chocolate, phones and computers, ice tea and lemonade are all examples of the sum being greater…

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Post by: Lauren Golden, Trail & Stewardship Manager at D&L Carbon County is so very close to being the first of the 5 counties with its section of D&L Trail fully connected. Although the Mansion…

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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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