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The D&L Blog: Trail Improvements

Delaware & Lehigh - Two Construction Projects Underway

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This week marks the first time that the D&L is undertaking two large trail projects simultaneously. The projects are representative of the recent wave of trail improvements that have opened and transformed many segments of…

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The installation of the “recycled” bridge was a great success. Aside from some minor grinding, workmen installed the 71-foot, 32-ton section of bridge with little difficulty. The event was documented by local newspapers, TV stations,…

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A major trail construction project is reaching a milestone this morning in Luzerne County. The D&L is bridging a gap in the trail caused by an active rail line, located in a deep cut with…

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On Saturday, hundreds of trail users, including members of the press, braved the 95 degree conditions to attend the unveiling of our directional blades, listen to project updates, and help install mile markers, all as…

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Although we can estimate the length of D&L Trail sections using river mile charts and topographical maps, there is no substitute for walking the trail with a surveying wheel and taking GPS readings. This is…

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The D&L invites you to join us for a dedication event, as we celebrate our 20 year anniversary and National Trails Day. Seven directional blades will be unveiled along the D&L Trail. Slatington (at the…

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[Trail Steward Scott Everett oversees drilling] The D&L’s 20th anniversary trail signage project is making rapid progress. The first round of installation will be revealed on June 7, when directional “blades” are unveiled and installed…

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Twenty-four volunteers turned out for Saturday’s cleanup at Lock 13 in Parryville. They did a tremendous amount of work. Our cleanup had two facets: clearing invasive plants and picking up all types of trash. When…

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