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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: DE-AL, MD-1

APPROPRIATION / PHASE: N/A

BUSINESS PROGRAM: N/A

AUTHORITY:  Operations

DESCRIPTION: The Section 22 study was completed with Delaware and Maryland State agencies and other interested partners to investigate the potential future recreational usage of the C&D Canal for the citizens of Delaware, Maryland and the surrounding region. Lands needed for the C&D Canal trail have been leased to the states of Delaware and Maryland. Funds needed for construction of the trail were secured by the states through state budgets and Federal grants. 

PROJECT GOALS:  The purpose of this project is to create a multi-use trail along the canal for walkers, joggers, equestrians, and bicyclists, which encompasses approximately 16 miles of trail from Delaware City, Del., to City, Md. The planned project will also include the construction of four trailheads providing trail access and amenities.

NON-FEDERAL SPONSOR: DNREC

PROJECT MANAGER: Tim Kelly