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This interactive digital report makes available the archaeological discoveries from along the Delaware River waterfront, in the neighborhoods of Northern Liberties, Kensington-Fishtown, and Port Richmond. These sites, and the artifacts within them, were uncovered during archaeological excavations conducted in advance of construction work to improve Interstate 95.
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Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations of Section 5 Blocks 1 and 2 I-95 GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The following management summary documents the preliminary findings of Phase IB/II archaeological excavations performed as part of the I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 6-0. URS Corporation (URS) performed these investigations within a portion of the larger project area located in the block immediately north of Delaware Avenue (formerly Richmond Street) and south of Wildey Street

Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations of the I. P. Morris Co. Machine Shop No. 2 Property I-95/GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The following management summary documents the preliminary findings of Phase IB/II archaeological excavations performed as part of the I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 6-0. URS Corporation (URS) performed these investigations within a portion of the GR-1 – GR-3 section of the larger project area, and specifically within a study area that extended along the west side of Richmond Street, from Dyott Street to the former Norris Street alignment.

Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations within the Dyottville Glass Works/William Cramp & Sons Shipyard Site (36PH037) I-95/GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The following management summary documents the preliminary findings of Phase IB/II archaeological excavations performed as part of the I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 6-0. URS Corporation (URS) performed these investigations within a portion of the GR-1 section of the larger project area, and specifically within a study area that extended along the eastern shoulder of Richmond Street, from Dyott Street to Schirra Lane.