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Released: 10/24/2006 

DRPA Sets Meeting for Southern New Jersey Waterfront Master Plan

The Delaware River Port Authority today announced the date and location for a public meeting to present the Master Plan Study of the Southern New Jersey Waterfront to the residents of Gloucester and Salem counties. The New Jersey Commissioners of the Delaware River Port Authority commissioned the study that was conducted by engineering firm DMJM Harris. It seeks to identify current and proposed studies and evaluate a range of land use alternatives that promote economic, residential and open space development along the more than 50 miles of Delaware riverfront in Camden, Gloucester, and Salem counties. The project goal is to establish a coordinated regional development and implementation plan of port-related and residential/commercial/recreational uses for this area. A second meeting will be held for residents of Camden County. The date and location for the meetings for Gloucester and Salem counties are as follows: •Thursday, November 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Salem Community College Davidow Hall, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carney's Point, NJ Gloucester and Salem county residents who cannot attend the public meeting are welcome to view the presentation at our website, and voice their opinions via our online contact form. The Delaware River Port Authority is a regional transportation and development agency. DRPA owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross bridges, the PATCO High Speed Line, the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal at Pier 1 and the RiverLink Ferry.

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