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The Friends of the Chester Creek Branch Announces the Second Public Meeting on the Proposed Chester Creek Branch  Rail-Trail

Aston- The second public meeting on the Chester Creek Branch Rail-Trail  will be held on Wednesday, November 10th, 1999, 7:00 PM at the Chester Township Municipal Building 1150 Engle Street, Chester Township, PA. The Public Meeting will include :

· A description of the project;
· An update on the progress of the feasibility study;
· A review of public survey findings, and
· Opportunity for public comment on the project.

Representatives from Brandywine Valley Engineers (BVE) and Friends of the Chester Creek Branch/CRC Watersheds Association will be present to provide information on the project, and answer questions. This is the second of three public meetings for the Chester Creek Branch Rail-Trail Feasibility Study. A final public meeting will be scheduled upon completion of the Feasibility Study to provide an overview of the Study’s findings, and allow for Public Comment.

The Friends of the Chester Creek Branch & CRC Watersheds Associations are not-for-profit organizations. The Chester Creek Branch Rail Line is an unused Rail Line that traverses Aston, Chester, and Middletown Townships, with endpoints in Chester Heights & Upland Borough. The purpose of this feasibility study is to determine if this unused rail line can be converted to a multi-use trail for the community.

For more information on the Rail-Trail Project either write to the Friends of the Chester Creek Branch at P.O. Box 2313, Aston PA 19014 or visit our website at HTTP://members.tripod.com/~ctrail.

Funding for this study was provided by the generous support of members of CRC and Friends of the Chester Creek Branch, a Keystone Recreation Park and Conservation Fund Program Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, and by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.