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: 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: Tickets: 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: 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: Website: 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:

North Main Street Bridge – Temporary Detour

2018-08-15T13:24:31+00:00 August 1st, 2018|TRVA Blog|

The roadway surface has become rough at several locations along 7th and N Main and 11th and N Main. Heavy truck traffic has contributed to the deterioration of the roadway surface. The contractor plans to remove the asphalt paving at the transition areas that move the traffic off of N Main on to Commerce and replace it with high early strength concrete. This will allow us to get the work done over the weekend instead of during the business week that would be rather disruptive. The concrete at the transition curves will greatly improve the life of the detour roadway pavement. In addition to the roadway repairs, the contractor will be restriping the roadway surface to provide additional lanes of traffic at the intersection of N Main and Northside Drive. This will ease rush hour traffic leaving downtown Fort Worth as well as allow for the reopening of Grand avenue for local business traffic. The contractor will begin putting out the traffic control signage after evening rush hour traffic on Friday, August 17th and traffic will be diverted over to N Commerce at Northside Drive on the north end and to N Commerce at 5th Street and

We’ve Got Your Weekend Plans Covered: July 28-29

2018-07-27T12:00:54+00:00 July 27th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

July 28: Yoga + Panther Island Brewing TIME: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: Panther Island Brewing Company 501 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164 July 28: Rockin’ the River TIME: Gates open at 1:00 p.m. and first band goes on at 2:15 p.m. LOCATION: Panther Island Pavilion 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102 July 28: Coyote Drive-In Christmas in July TIME: Prize Drawings take place every 15 minutes from 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. LOCATION: 223 NE 4th St, Fort Worth, TX 76164 July 28: Girl Gang Gives at the Tin Panther TIME: 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Tin Panther - 937 Woodward St, Fort Worth, TX 76107 July 29: Trinity Bass Battle TIME: 5:30 a.m. LOCATION: Panther Island Pavilion 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102 July 29: Sunday Funday  TIME: 12:00 – 6:00p.m. LOCATION: Panther Island Pavilion 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Urban Land Institute North Texas’s Development & CRE Tech Showcase

2018-07-24T08:38:18+00:00 July 24th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

It was great to be a featured project at the Urban Land Institute's 2018 DFW Development & CRE Technology Showcase. Over 33 exhibitors were highlighted at the ULI’s annual event held at Park District- PWC Office Tower.  TRVA staff  had a display showing the unique features of Panther Island and answered questions regarding future development on the island.

Texas Sterling begins work on the superstructure of the White Settlement Bridge.

2018-06-07T09:45:31+00:00 May 30th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Texas Sterling begins work on the superstructure of the White Settlement Bridge. Texas Sterling, TxDot’s contractor for the Panther Island Signature Bridges, has been making some major progress on the new White Settlement Bridge. As of May 10th, the eighth and final concrete V-Pier pour was completed on this signature bridge. Since the last concrete pour, the contractor has shifted gears and started constructing the superstructure false work that will allow for the construction of the deck structure (the part of the bridge the public will drive on). The contractor is currently working on both the east and west ends of the bridge.

12 things to do along the Trinity Trails

2018-05-31T07:55:14+00:00 May 30th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

12 things to do along the Trinity Trails Stretching over 72 miles the Trinity Trails in Fort Worth connect the neighborhoods in our city like the spokes of a wheel. Our friends at Visit Fort Worth have compiled a list featuring some of the best things to do on the trails. From biking to an event at Panther Island Pavilion to taking in some of Fort Worth’s rich history at the John V. McMillan Plaza, Panther Island features tons of activities that you don’t have to jump in your car to get to. Check out the full blog article from Visit Fort Worth showcasing “12 things to do along the Trinity Trails.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Encore Panther Island breaks ground

2018-05-24T12:27:56+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Encore Enterprises has broken ground on "Encore Panther Island". The thoughtfully designed multi-family community will feature creative solutions to connect the streetscape to the Riverwalk environment planned for the district. Residents will be able to enjoy exceptional amenities including waterfront balconies, an infinity pool with cascading waterfalls, a state-of-the-art fitness facility and a top floor lounge that will feature the most dynamic views of downtown. Located at the intersection of 4th Street and North Main Street, residents at the 300-unit community will be walking distance to Panther Island Brewing, Coyote Drive-In and Panther Island Pavilion. The first section of the Panther Island canal system will be built in conjunction with Encore Panther Island. In addition to their storm water relief function, the canals will provide a continuous public boardwalk along the water’s edge giving the community a place to live, work, dine, shop and play.

TRWD Flood Control: A Mission To Reduce Risk

2018-05-15T07:59:36+00:00 May 15th, 2018|TRVA Blog|

Fort Worth’s booming population growth brings the need for additional flood protection. The Central City/Panther Island Project is a perfect example of long term planning for that needed protection. Watch this video to see smart and innovative planning the Tarrant Regional Water District has done to keep our community safe from flooding.