Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Coming Soon The Schuylkill Trail In Chester County

A new section of the Schuylkill River Trail in Chester County may be under construction in the next few months. The segment would be at least 31/2 miles long starting at Township Line Rd at Cromby going through Spring City and on to Pennhurst. Construction will likely take place in the Spring of 2010. Cyclists going through would have to travel through the local streets in Phoenixville and crossover the Route 29 bridge to connect with the Providence Road trailhead in Mont Clare.

Montgomery County will be seeking funding to improve the Schuylkill Canal towpath in Mont Clare creating a similar road or gravel trail option that you now have between Manayunk and Shawmont.

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Libby Maxim said...

this is great news, Chester County has been so slow as compared to Montgomery County, but this is good to hear

having some options for cyclists off road is the way to go as it is hard to get motorists to yield to cyclists

this way folks can bike during rush hrs before and after work and not be on busy streets, keep us posted, thanks so much