Trail advocates push for bridge in Fort Washington

Walkers following the Piscataway Creek Trail to the Fort Washington Marina often get discouraged by a swath of wetlands that inhibits travel and trail use, residents say.

“It’s divided,” said Mark Holt, the co-founder of the coalition. “Without going all the way through it’s much less usable by the public. It doesn’t connect to anything.”

To boost interest in the trail, members of the coalition are pushing for the construction of a wetland bridge, a project that’s been funded since 2010, but has yet to get off the ground.

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