Schuylkill River


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Schuyl·kill River

 (sko͞ol′kĭl′, sko͞o′kəl)
A river, about 205 km (130 mi) long, of southeast Pennsylvania flowing generally southeast to the Delaware River at Philadelphia.
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Not even in 1752, when Benjamin Franklin flew his famous kite on the banks of the Schuylkill River, and captured the first CANNED LIGHTNING, was there any definite knowledge of electrical energy.
A pedestrian and bicycle ramp will be constructed to connect the South Street Bridge to Schuylkill River Park Trail along the east bank of the Schuylkill River.
Boathouse Row -- This enchanting section of Fairmount Park, which runs along the Schuylkill River, is home to 12 boathouses.
Directly behind the property is the Schuylkill River Trail, which is used for running and biking along the river between Valley Forge and Center City.
Preliminary engineering for all seven structures has been included in MPMS# 80054, including $975,000 that addresses two additional structurally deficient structures on Spring Garden Street over the Schuylkill River and I-76 Expressway, prior to them being adequate to serve as a detour route when the Vine Street Structures are under construction.
As many as 375 tenants who formed the backbone of Riverwalk Apartments, a tight knit residential community that is part of a master planned "work, live and play" neighborhood along a one mile stretch of the Schuylkill River, were rendered homeless after a massive fire engulfed the complex forcing hundreds to seek alternative housing and supplies for five days.
The Girard Point Bridge carries I-95, a major artery linking the City of Philadelphia to Philadelphia International Airport, the southern suburbs, and other Mid-Atlantic States, over the Schuylkill River.
Held on the Schuylkill River and throughout Fairmount Park, the race was named a top-five triathlon in the United States by Outside Magazine last year and was lauded as one of the top big city triathlons in the January 2008 issue of Inside Triathlon Magazine.
The existing bridge upholds the two lanes for each approach of Grays Ferry Avenue over the Schuylkill River, which flows in a southerly direction.
AFC's success with Liberty Court laid the ground work for Cherry Street West, situated in an up-and-coming neighborhood that is benefiting from the Schuylkill River Banks renaissance.
Description : The project involves rehabilitating or replacing the bridges carrying Market Street (SR 3010) over the Schuylkill River and CSX Railroad.

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