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Photos By Fritz Rethage taken May 17, 2003

[Riser Ditch Index]

Riser Ditch
West Riser Ditch along Railroad Tracks, north and south of the Teterboro Train Station between Route 46 and Route 80

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[Connection to behind Hilton]

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The swamp between Route 46, Route 80 and Polifly Road (behind the Hilton & office buildings) exits into West Riser Ditch near Route 46 railroad overpass.

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View facing north. Route 80 overpass is in the distance.  The photo above is about 100 feet to the left.

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Flow was stopped for ditch repairs.  See below


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Section of Riser Ditch recently cleaned up.  This is located just north of the Teterboro Railroad station and Williams Avenue.  View is facing Route 17 and Route 46 interchange.


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Pumps used during the Riser Ditch repairs.
View is just south of the Teterboro Railroad Station facing Route 17.

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The ditch then continues to flow naturally. View is facing south with the railroad tracks to the left and Route 17 to the right.

Follow this Connection from Train Station along railroad tracks/Route 17 side

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Riser Ditch Photographic Tour
Photo tour views are from north to south

East Riser Ditch
[East Riser Ditch] From Route 46, between Riser Road and   Fred Wehran Drive

West Riser Ditch
[Behind Hilton] Between Route 80, 47, 17 & Polifly Road & railroad tracks
[Between Route 80 & Route 46] North of Teterboro Train Station
From Train Station along railroad tracks/Route 17 [a][b][c] to Franklin Avenue Bridge
From Train Station along tracks/Industrial Ave. [a][b][c] to Franklin Ave. Bridge
[@ Franklin Ave. Bridge]
Airport along perimeter [@ Bend on Industrial Ave.] [@ Bridge on Industrial Ave.]
From Franklin Avenue Bridge [Along Railroad Tracks] to Wood Ridge


Illustrations
[Overall view] [Berry's Creek to Teterboro Airport]
[East & West Riser Ditch at Teterboro Airport]
[The Hackensack River Watershed] [Meadowlands refuge area]


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