$1 million grant to assist improve widespread park in Lehigh Valley, broaden path

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – From enjoying on the playground to fishing within the dam and strolling the path, Lined Bridge Park at Wehr Street in South Whitehall Township is a well-liked place on spring days.

And it is about to broaden.

“That is what we think about our group park. It is our largest park, has probably the most facilities and is probably the most closely used park,” stated Michael Kukitz, the township’s Parks and Recreation Supervisor.

Kukitz says the main target is on the Jordan Creek Greenway Path. It is at present a mile lengthy. Because of funding from PennDOT, one other mile-long part will probably be put in.

He says that is all a part of a a lot larger mission. The objective is a 14-mile lengthy path connecting Allentown and Whitehall, South Whitehall and North Whitehall townships.

Individuals who frequent the park say they welcome the growth.

“Take this path. Generally we additionally take this path for biking as effectively. So I believe to make the growth, I believe it is good for the group and every thing. So me, I will take pleasure in it. I do know that,” stated resident Brian Sefcik. 

“We biked this factor on a regular basis. And it will be good. If we will perhaps bike up and discover some extra fishing spots alongside the river,” added Lyell Sefcik.

It is too quickly to say when the growth will probably be full, however the path will proceed to be open to be used.

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