Home > News

Temporary entrance allows access to Trinity Trails during construction at Riverside Park

Posted Dec. 29, 2016

Archived Content Information and links provided may no longer be accurate.
map
A temporary route allows safe passage to the Trinity Trails during construction in Riverside Park.

Construction activities in Riverside Park have eliminated access to the Trinity Trials from the Riverside Park trailhead.

However, trail users can proceed east on the sidewalk along Belknap Street from Oakhurst Scenic Drive, then turn north immediately past the bridge’s guardrail. Travel over green space for a short while before coming upon the trails.

The work is part of the first phase of the River Connect Plan. Visitors to Riverside Park will notice construction in the south end of the park, including construction trailers and fencing, and dirt excavation and hauling. In this phase, about 225,000 cubic yards of material will be excavated and removed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The playground and the pecan grove will not be affected by this project.

The Trinity River Vision’s River Connect Plan will provide enhanced flood protection throughout Fort Worth. The plan was adopted in 2010 as the master plan for Riverside Park.

Work is expected to last through September 2017.

Get articles like this in your inbox weekly. Subscribe to City News

City News

Calendar

Metropolitan Area EMS Authority/Medstar Mobile Healthcare: 10 a.m. July 26, 2017; Medstar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Drive.
View the agenda »

City Plan Commission Work Session: noon July 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street, 2nd Floor - City Hall.
View the agenda »

Capital Improvements Advisory Committee for Transportation Impact Fees: 1:30 p.m. July 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street, City Hall, 2nd Floor.
View the agenda »

City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. July 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street, 2nd Floor - City Hall.
View the agenda »

Park and Recreation Advisory Committee Nature Center and Refuge Tour REVISED: 3 p.m. July 26, 2017; Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, Hardwicke Center, Murray James Auditorium, 9601 Fossil Ridge Road.
View the agenda »

Park and Recreation Advisory Committee Board Meeting REVISED: 4 p.m. July 26, 2017; Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, Hardwicke Center, Murray James Auditorium, 9601 Fossil Ridge Road.
View the agenda »

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. July 26, 2017; To be determined.

Urban Design Commission: 10 a.m. July 27, 2017; City Hall, Second Flr, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. July 29, 2017; To be determined.

Assessment of Fair Housing Public Meeting: 7 p.m. July 31, 2017; Bethlehem Center, 951 Evans Ave.

View the full city calendar.