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Tacony Creek/Roosevelt Blvd Groundbreaking!

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Earlier today, Philadelphia Parks & Rec hosted a groundbreaking ceremony along the Tacony Creek Trail. The segment, known as “Tacony Creek Trail Phase 2,” will for the first time since the construction of Roosevelt Boulevard provide a safe connection between the north and south sections of Tacony Creek Park and the surrounding communities. This underpass will also connect Phase 1 of the lower trail, completed in 2013, with the upper trail, which was built in the 1970s.

 

Parks and Rec Deputy Commissioner Aparna Palantino addresses the crowd

Christelle Charles, age 26, died on Roosevelt Boulevard as she was crossing the roadway while jogging

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