Sunday, February 7, 2016

Sneak preview of Route 202 Parkway

Walkers, joggers and bike riders got an up-close look Sunday at the long-awaited, $200-million, 8.4-mile parkway linking northern Doylestown Township and northern Montgomery County.

Sneak preview of Route 202 Parkway

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Walkers and riders make teir way north to the end of the new Route 202 Parkway and parallel trail at New Britain Road in Doylestown Township on Sunday. (Bill Reed/Staff)

Bikers and hikers of all ages got a sneak preview of the long-awaited, much-debated Route 202 Parkway on Sunday, and the nearly completed $200-million project in Bucks and Montgomery counties received mixed reviews.

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