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Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations of Section 5 Blocks 1 and 2 I-95 GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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
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Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations of the Gunnar’s Run South Site (36Ph162) I-95/GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 immediately northwest of the intersection of Delaware Avenue, Richmond Street, and Aramingo Avenue. The work was conducted in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended; 36 CFR Part 800, particularly sections 800.4, and 800.5; the Section 106 Programmatic Agreement of 2010; as well as the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), Bureau of Historic Preservation (BHP) Guidelines for Archaeological Investigations (2008).
Fig. 5 - Overview to the south of the archaeological test area, showing remnants of the Machine Shop No. 2 concrete slab floor, associated support piers and foundations, and deep fill deposits

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

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.
URS archaeologist screening the yard deposits

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

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.