Schuylkill River Trail Bridge Renamed in Honor of Engineer Dwight Powell

The Schuylkill River Heritage Area recently renamed a bridge along the Schuylkill River Trail in Reading the Powell Bridge, in honor of longtime trail construction manager Dwight Powell. The bridge provides a crucial crossing over the busy intersection of Lancaster Avenue and Route 10 in West Reading. Powell provided value engineering which enabled construction of the bridge, after skyrocketing steel prices elevated project costs beyond what was budgeted by the Heritage Area. Read more