Delaware and Raritan Canal


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Delaware and Raritan Canal

(dĕl`əwâr, –wər; râr`ĭtən), abandoned canal, 45 mi (72 km) long, between Bordentown and New Brunswick, N.J., connecting the Delaware and the Raritan rivers; opened in 1834. Once an important inland waterway, it was superseded by the railroads in the latter half of the 19th cent.
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As the resolution notes, Cavallo Park formally is part of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park.
Part of the project included the crossing of the Raritan River and the Delaware and Raritan Canal in an area with contaminated sites, a historic place and structure, a railroad, wetlands and a State Park.
The mixed-use community, which is bordered by the Delaware and Raritan Canal and Main Street, represents the cornerstone of a multi-tiered plan to help revitalize the Somerset county borough's downtown district.
Working with a team of people, he has incorporated GIS data into computer-based visual presentations on the Lockatong Wickecheoke Watershed, the Delaware and Raritan Canal Park and the Sourlands.
The park in Trenton will link the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park to existing parks and historic sites.
5-acre brownfield site adjacent to the Delaware and Raritan Canal into 152 townhomes and more than 20,000 square feet of street-level retail space with apartments above.
A series of water monitoring demonstrations will be held on Friday, October 18, at the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park in Ewing Township, N.
Under the commission's drought operating plan, which has been implemented in stages over the past month, the allowable water supply diversions to New York City have been lowered from a normal of 800 to 520 million gallons per day (mgd), and diversions to northern New Jersey through the Delaware and Raritan Canal have been lowered from the normal of 100 to 65 mgd.
Water supply diversions to New York City were lowered from 800 to 560 million gallons per day, and maximum diversions to New Jersey through the Delaware and Raritan Canal were reduced from 100 to 70 million gallons per day.
The news conference will be held at Prallsville Mills at the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park on Route 29 in Stockton.
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