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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announces dredging near the Assawoman Canal Trail to begin May 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019



REHOBOTH BEACH – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging will begin May 6 on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal in Delaware Seashore State Park. Preparation work for the dredging is underway at the site off Town Road near Route 26 in Ocean View. It includes tree removal along the perimeter of the lagoon. The project will enable launch access to the canal for canoes and kayaks.

During the construction period, which is expected to last until late spring, the Town Road parking lot and trailhead will be temporarily closed on some construction days. The main portion of the Assawoman Canal Trail will remain open to walkers and cyclists.

The Delaware Seashore State Park Regional Office manages the Assawoman Canal Trail. For more information, contact Park Superintendent Doug Long at 302-227-2800 or visit www.destateparks.com for restriction updates and project progress.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 49, No. 108

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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announces dredging near the Assawoman Canal Trail to begin May 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019



REHOBOTH BEACH – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging will begin May 6 on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal in Delaware Seashore State Park. Preparation work for the dredging is underway at the site off Town Road near Route 26 in Ocean View. It includes tree removal along the perimeter of the lagoon. The project will enable launch access to the canal for canoes and kayaks.

During the construction period, which is expected to last until late spring, the Town Road parking lot and trailhead will be temporarily closed on some construction days. The main portion of the Assawoman Canal Trail will remain open to walkers and cyclists.

The Delaware Seashore State Park Regional Office manages the Assawoman Canal Trail. For more information, contact Park Superintendent Doug Long at 302-227-2800 or visit www.destateparks.com for restriction updates and project progress.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 49, No. 108

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