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Pier 68 still wants you to “Get Hooked,” but probably a little later than first hoped

There has been a ton of activity along the Delaware River recently. Developers, such as Eric Blumenfeld and Bart Blatstein have laid their claim to large tracks of land, AAA is still looking to make waterfront auto-repair a thing and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation continues to make headway on two southern pier projects — Pier 53 and Pier 68.

We’re now learning Pier 68 may have to wait a little longer than first thought as the river end of the pier is highly damaged from a prior boat collision — potentially putting an hefty dent in to the $1 million budget for the entire pier park.

The tip of the pier has caused a snag in the plans for the future fishing park (via Google Maps)

The tip of the pier has caused a snag in the plans for the future fishing park (via Google Maps)

An estimate for the work wasn’t announced but DRWC Vice President Joe Forkin mentioned that the cost was “not a million, but lots,” according to PlanPhilly.

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