Search Our Buildings
Your search results

The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Extension Opens Next Month

On September 25, 2014

The Schuylkill River Trail is finally getting its long-awaited extension in the form a 2,000-foot-long boardwalk addition set to link the trail, which normally ends on Locust Street, to University City via a ramp connecting to the South Street Bridge. The boardwalk will open October 2nd, according to Uwishinu’s Jillian Wilson.

Walkers, runners, and bicyclists planning to use the 15-foot-wide concrete structure should know it strays 50 feet from the river’s shoreline.

Addressing safety concerns, the Schuylkill Banks website says the project, which was a joint venture between the Schuylkill River Development Corporation and the City of Philadelphia, is “designed to accommodate emergency and maintenance vehicles,” and will have “four widened overlooks” so that pedestrians pausing to enjoy the view won’t block runners or cyclists.

Read the full article at Phillymag.

The Condo Shop
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Compare Listings