Does Your Bid Have Bang? Workshop

2018-11-16T08:55:31+00:00 November 13th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Trinity River Vision Authority hosted "Does Your Bid Have Bang? - Meet The Project Managers" workshop on November 8, 2018. Attendees heard advice from project managers that would help prepare them for upcoming Panther Island/Gateway Park bid opportunities and how to create a bid packet with a bang at our for future proposals.

Women in Leadership: Construction Panel

2018-10-24T08:27:54+00:00 October 24th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates and supports women in leadership roles who are trailblazers in their industries. The past  Women in Leadership breakfast that was held on October 18 featured women in construction. The event moderator will be Becky Fetty. Women in Leadership Panelists included: Tracey Hart, Byrne Construction Services Crystal Cantu, The Beck Group Stacy Beeson, Trinity River Vision Gwen Wilson, City of Fort Worth Business Development Bianca Sandoval, Austin Industries

2018 BUILD FW

2018-10-24T08:29:01+00:00 October 24th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Trinity River Vision Authority’s Fair Contracting Program Administrator, Stacy Beeson, attended the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's inaugural BUILD FW event on October 23.   The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FWHCC) is dedicated to creating and enhancing business and economic development opportunities in Fort Worth. This networking event, BUILD FW, gives Fort Worth & Tarrant County-based businesses the opportunity to meet with public and private entities to discover their unique procurement process, supplier diversity, and requirements for doing business with each entity attendance.

Things To Do on Panther Island Oct. 11-14

2018-10-11T09:45:55+00:00 October 11th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Thursday, October 11 Backwoods Paddlesports Time: 10:00am-7:00pm Location: 480 N Taylor St Fort Worth, TX 76102 Website: http://backwoodspaddlesports.com  TCU vs. Tech Watch Larty Time: 4:00-10:00pm Location: Panther Island Brewing - 501 N Main St Fort Worth, TX 76164 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/172297846967751/ Coyote Drive-In Double Features Time: Shows beginning at 7:35 pm with the last showing at 10:30 pm Location: 223 NE 4th St Fort Worth, TX 76164 Website: http://coyotedrive-in.com/fortworth/ Friday, October 12 Backwoods Paddlesports Time: 10:00am-7:00pm Location: 480 N Taylor St Fort Worth, TX 76102 Website: http://backwoodspaddlesports.com  $5 Fridays at Panther Island Brewing Time: 4:00-10:00pm Location: Panther Island Brewing - 501 N Main St Fort Worth, TX 76164 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/317329372164112/ Fall Fandango Time: 6:00-11:59pm Location: Panther Island Pavilion - 395 Purcey St Fort Worth, TX 76102 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/319644148580424/ Coyote Drive-In Double Features Time: Shows beginning at 7:35pm with the last showing at 10:30pm Location: 223 NE 4th St Fort Worth, TX 76164 Website: http://coyotedrive-in.com/fortworth/ Saturday, October 13 JDRF One Walk Time: 8:30-am-12:00pm Location: Panther Island Pavilion - 395 Purcey St Fort Worth, TX 76102 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/405461966559288/ Website: https://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR;jsessionid=00000000.app362b?fr_id=7441&pg=entry&NONCE_TOKEN=B8DCA1993BC1F7F3E7BD7F18EA16C132 Backwoods Paddlesports Time: 10:00am-7:00pm Location: 480 N

Backwoods Paddlesports

2018-10-09T10:47:08+00:00 October 9th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Backwoods Paddlesports rents solo kayaks, tandem kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards at Panther Island Pavilion. They are open seven days a week,  10 am until 7 pm, with the last rentals sent out at 6pm weather permitting. 2018 marks Backwoods 6th season out at Panther Island Pavilion. On track for their best season yet, they have already had 6,242 rentals to date! That includes solo kayaks, tandem kayaks, stand up paddleboards and canoes. Backwoods runs specials throughout the year, but one that is valid all year long is 50% off rental prices when a customer collects a bag full of trash while on the water. Backwoods customers have helped collect 243 bags of trash so far this season! “Fall is my favorite time of the year to paddle in Texas. It can be a little cool in the mornings but once the sun gets up it makes for tremendous paddling weather. Wind is usually minimal this time of the year which makes it super easy on beginners.” – Tristen Rodriguez, Backwoods Paddlesports Backwoods is open 7 days/week throughout October and then Saturdays and Sundays in November. Their last day of the season will be

Inaugural Fort Wurst Corporate Night

2018-10-03T13:30:51+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|TRVA Blog|

The inaugural Fort Wurst Corporate Night was an incredible evening of Bavarian celebration full of singing, dancing and German biers. Guest received a sneak preview of Oktoberfest Fort Worth by experiencing first-hand the transformation of The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion into Der Spaten Halle. Fort Wurst is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Panther Island Initiatives. This event helped benefit Trinity River Vision, river recreation and Panther Island programming.

Panther Island Bridges Updates 8/30/18

2018-08-29T15:53:55+00:00 August 29th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

North Main St. Bridge: The Contractor recently completed the roadway repairs on the long-term detour on Commerce and N Main. The repairs resulted in a durable riding service at the detour transition curves and also opened up additional lanes for traffic at the N Main / Northside Drive  intersection. Grand was also reopened to facilitate better access to adjacent businesses. The Contractor is scheduled to pour the first of four V-Piers on the N Main bridge on August 30th. Approximately 200 CY of high strength concrete will be placed over a 12 hour period making it the ninth of twenty-two in the overall project. The work is scheduled for the nighttime and liquid nitrogen will be used to help control the temperature of the concrete being placed. White Settlement Bridge: The Contractor continues to work on the superstructure false work that will support the construction of the cast in place box girders and the future bridge deck. Once the false work is in place the steel reinforcement will be placed and the box girders will be poured. That work is expected to begin later this fall. Henderson St. Bridge: The Contractor is currently installing the post tensioning duct

Things To Do August 24-26

2018-08-24T09:58:04+00:00 August 24th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Need plans this weekend? We've got you covered all across Panther Island! Friday August 24th Coyote Drive-In The Breakfast Club/ Grease starting at 8:50pm and 10:55pm Christopher Robin/ Incredibles 2 at 8:40pm and 10:55pm For more information: http://coyotedrive-in.com/fortworth/ Saturday August 25 Yoga Beats-For Charity: Panther Island Brewing at 10am If you take Bohemian style body art, add live drumming, plus a high energy yoga inspired session you get the next big thing: Yoga Beats™! Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1780995968682033/ Tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-beats-for-charity-at-panthers-island-tickets-48312326469 Coyote Drive-In Enjoy a Drive-In Theater with Downtown Fort Worth in the background. You have your pick from classics or new in theaters double features! Grease /The Breakfast Club starting at 8:50pm and 11:10pm The Meg/ Jurassic World at 8:40pm and 10:55pm For more information: http://coyotedrive-in.com/fortworth/ Sunday August 26 Sunday Funday Get  the most out of your weekend tubing, music, fun-in-the-sun activities, food and beer at Panther Island Pavilion! Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2166122520288053/ Website: http://sundayfundayfw.com/ Coyote Drive-In The Breakfast Club/ Grease starting at 8:50pm and 10:55pm Christopher Robin/ Incredibles 2 at 8:40pm and 10:55pm For more information: http://coyotedrive-in.com/fortworth/