Community members and city officials came together last Wednesday afternoon at a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of the first phase of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project, which will extend the existing Delaware Avenue to Bridge Street.
The project aims to relieve traffic congestion and provide better access to the Delaware River.
Lots of Northern Liberties news in this week's briefs. Here's the rundown:
The Fishtown Neighborhood Association's "Feed the Fish" program, a fun way to address the littering in the neighborhood, is set to launch in early 2014.
The Bridesburg community will dedicate next week an entire block to the woman who is a neighborhood icon.
The Port Richmond Trail recently opened thanks to the Delaware River City Corporation, and now Bridesburg will soon see similar developments.
Brief news items from around the River Wards.
City to begin collecting leaves
PennDOT is planning a redesign and expansion of Interstate 95 that will cause changes in Bridesburg's traffic patterns, leaving some locals miffed.