$8 million project will 'daylight' a creek in Trenton

TRENTON — A stretch of the Assunpink Creek is getting new life.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Friday a project that will “daylight,” or bring above ground, a portion of the lower Assunpink that runs under Trenton’s downtown.

The project will involve removing a 500-foot section of box culvert, a concrete slab and fencing that was initially installed in the 1970s, between South Broad and Warren streets to make way for then development projects.

Those projects never came to fruition, officials said, but the upcoming work on the area will aim to improve environmental conditions and create …read more

Source: NJ.com Mercer

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