Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Manayunk Towpath Closed By Bridge, Train Seeing Eye To Eye (yuk yuk)

Photo from Roxborough-Manayunk Patch
 / Sam Fran Scavuzzo
We have learned that the Manayunk Towpath is closed from Cotton Street north to Carson Street due to a train hitting an iron truss bridge.

It seems a too-tall freight train car hit the bridge, which in turn knocked over a tree and at least one utility pole.

Main Street will be the detour while the debris are cleaned up. No word yet on when the Towpath will be reopened.

The Roxborough-Manayunk Patch has an article about the incident.