Friday, June 18, 2004

News Gleaner: "Riverfront plans run aground

The Army Corps of Engineers have thrown a monkey wrench into plans for the K&T Trail in Northeast Philadelphia.

It was supposed to aid the redevelopment of the Delaware River waterfront. Instead, an Army Corps of Engineers demolition project has threatened the city's development plans. Demanding 3 million dollars from the city or it will be auctioned off to private developers which could destroy plans for the waterfront trail. Congressman Hoeffel is working hard to reverse this decision.