SPOTLIGHT ON BUCKS BUSINESS
Redeveloper Breaks Ground on Massive Industrial Park at Former US Steel Site in Falls Township
At its height, Fairless Works employed some 7,000 workers, and was one of the largest steel mills in the world.
In 2001, US Steel closed the storied Falls Township plant, leaving just hundreds of workers to remain for the next decade and stalling economic growth.
For years, there have been plans to reclaim those hey days, but with each hopeful project that failed to materialize, the skeptics grew. Could Fairless Works, and the 1,800 acres it sits on in Lower Bucks County, be remediated and redeveloped?