Bridge Over Preston Lane, Upper Saucon Township
Clearing work has begun on the railbed in the area of the Preston Lane gap. The nature of the work includes removing the berms at the Saucon Rail Trail / Upper Saucon Township Community Park trail intersections, brush removal along the unused railbed, and drilling test borings along the railbed. All of this work is in preparation for the potential bridge over Preston Lane.
New Trail Access Point in Hellertown
Another access point is being added at the end of East Saucon Street, near its intersection with Front Street, which is approximately midway between the Hellertown trailheads at Water Street Park and Grist Mill Park on Walnut Street.
Upper Bucks Rail Trail
The Upper Bucks Rail Trail, the extension of the Saucon Rail Trail, is making progress. Brush clearing on the tracks, which needs to be done prior to track removal, is underway in Springfield Township, Bucks County.