Schuylkill River West Trail

Upper Merion Township selected Horst Excavating as the Prime Contractor to complete the 2.2 mile macadam trail that is part of the 15.5 mile continuous trail and greenway that starts in Philadelphia/Bala Cynwyd, runs through Lower Merion Township, to the border of West Conshohocken, continuing through Bridgeport and Upper Merion Township. This section of the trail begins in Heuser Park and continues outside Valley Forge National Historical Park.


  • Installation of 90' light vehicle/pedestrian bridge crossing the river
  • Installation of cement abutments for bridge support
  • Underground storm water management systems
  • 2.2 mile macadam trail installation
  • Clearing of trees
  • Bridge construction
Project Details

Owner: Upper Merion Township


  • Site Excavation
  • Demolition & Land Clearing
  • Underground Utilities