Schuylkill River Trail to extend into Southwest Philadelphia

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 12:57PM
Schuylkill River Trail to extend into SW Philly: Katherine Scott reports during Action News at 12:30 p.m. on November 1, 2017.


PHILADELPHIA - The City of Philadelphia and Conrail announced a deal Wednesday to extend the Schuylkill River Trail into Southwest Philadelphia.

The city recently acquired an historic swing bridge on the Schuylkill River owned by Conrail.
Deal to extend Schuylkill River Trail into Southwest Philadelphia


It will be refurbished and renamed Conrail Crossing.

The new bridge will connect the Grays Ferry Crescent Trail to the Bartram's Mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail.

Construction is scheduled to begin next year.
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