• New Castle Weekly: “The End Is in Sight”

    by  • October 23, 2013 • Media, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments


    Published in the New Castle Weekly
    October 16, 2013

    The New Castle Bike Rangers were treated to a sneak peak of the recently completed section of the Industrial Track by Bike Delaware Executive Director, James Wilson.

    From the current end of the trail at the edge of the Christina River, the final destination – the Peterson Wildlife Refuge – could be seen. So close and yet of so far!

    New Castle County recently built the 2 1/2 mile section between I-295 and the Christina River. This new section is not yet connected at the Boulden Boulevard end of the Industrial Track due to scheduled construction at the both the Route 13 and I-295 underpasses that currently separate the two parts of the trail.

    The completed Industrial Track will give New Castle families easy access by a flat, 6 mile bike ride to a variety of entertainment options on the Wilmington Riverfont including attending a Blue Rocks game, learning about marsh wildlife at the refuge or watching an IMAX movie.

    For more information about Bike Delaware and future plans to improve biking in Delaware, visit www.bikede.org.

    Bike Delaware Note: DelDOT plans to move the final phase (phase 3) of the Industrial Track to construction in the spring of 2016. The two year delay is due primarily to the time it takes to secure the necessary environmental permits for the project.


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