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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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The following is part one of a two part report from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett. In part one, Scott provides an update on trail building in Luzerne and Carbon counties. Look for an update…

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CAUTION: Beginning July 15 and continuing Monday-Thursday, 10AM-2PM for several weeks, construction-related blasting will occur near the I-476 PA Turnpike Bridge.  This will directly impact the Weissport – East Penn section of the D&L Trail, which follows…

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The Bureau of Facility Design and Construction, a part of the DCNR that manages state park infrastructure projects, featured the rehabilitation of the Delaware Canal in its spring newsletter. The article provides a good overview…

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Wilkes-Barre’s annual RiverFest is always a good time, but this year was special. Not only did the festival celebrate its tenth anniversary, but it also included the dedication of the recently completed, $30 million River…

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