• New Castle Industrial Track Rail Trail Phase 1 Ribbon Cutting

    by  • June 8, 2012 • Events, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Courtesy of WDEL 1150 AM Wilmington –

    Biking and walking between Wilmington’s riverfront and New Castle will soon be a lot easier.

    A six-mile path through nature will soon connect Wilmington with New Castle.

    For now, a two-mile stretch or Phase 1 of the New Castle Industrial Track Greenway Trail is complete.

    “Our goal is to launch ‘Once Upon a Trail’ in some of parks, where children, like yourselves, can walk along the trail, read a book, and also do some exercise,” says Clark.

    The trail was built by DelDOT with $1 million from the federal government. State Transportation Secretary Shailen Bhatt says you can expect more trails like this one.  [Continue reading, plus video …]  [Related Content …]

    Photos taken at the event are below:


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    Eight civic and business groups call for completion of Industrial Track


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