TRWD Trash Bash Returns to Panther Island

The TRWD Trash Bash returns to Panther Island on September 17th. Trash Bash is TRWD’s commitment to fostering litter prevention within the communities by providing various opportunities to volunteer in organized cleanups of the waterways. Registration for this community wide event closes on September 12th, so do not […]

Encore Panther Island Opens Featuring the First Section of the Panther Island Riverwalk

Encore Panther Island opens as the first multi-family development on Panther Island. The multi-family community comes from Encore Multi-Family, LLC, a subsidiary of the Dallas-based Encore Enterprises, Inc. “We are excited to develop the first multifamily community on Panther Island,” said President of Encore Multi-Family Charlie Keels.

Gateway Park Receives Updated Master Plan Sign

The future United States Army Corps of Engineers bypass channel will protect more than 2,400 acres of neighborhoods in Fort Worth from the highest level of flooding. However, the USACE bypass channel cannot accomplish this alone. In times of flooding water will be moving through the future bypass channel but there has to be a way to slow that water down so we aren’t flooding our neighbors to the east.

Environmental Remediation work completed at the decommissioned Police & Fire Training Center

The environmental remediation work at 1076 Calvert Street and an adjacent property has been completed and the report documenting the work has been sent to Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Once a certificate of completion is received this property will be ready for use by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Henderson S. Bridge Detour Starting Aug 10

Starting on August 10, the southbound traffic on Henderson Street that normally flows into downtown Fort Worth will detour onto the new bridge so transition areas can be paved. This work is scheduled to be completed later in the year, at which time northbound traffic will also be rerouted onto the new Henderson Street Bridge.

Do you remember the Leonard’s M&O Subway?

Did you know that the location of the historic Leonard’s M&O Subway line runs right through the parking lot of Panther Island Pavilion? The parking lots are utilized for a variety of events throughout the year as well as overflow parking for the TCC Trinity River Campus. The metal structure that used to repair the cars has turned into an indoor event facility known as “The Shack”.

What do the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau numbers, more rainfall and the Central City Flood Control Project
have in common?

Booming population growth along with more annual rainfall brings higher risk of devastating flooding. Fort Worth has nearly tripled in size since the United States Corps of Engineers built the current levee system in the early 1960s. Our levee system was built for a population of roughly 350,000 people and Fort Worth has now surpassed 920,000 people.

White Settlement Rd Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Fort Worth hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony on the White Settlement Rd Bridge on Panther Island on Saturday, May 22,2021. District 7 Council member David Shingleton kicked off the ceremony acknowledging the collaboration between the multiple partners it took to open the first of the three signature v-pier bridges.

Spend Spring on Panther Island

There’s so much to do: Explore the Trinity River From the Water; Walk, Run, or Bike the Trinity Trails; Attend an Event at Panther Island Pavilion; Drink an Award Winning Brew; Enjoy an Unique Movie Watching Experience; Meet Major Ripley Allen Arnold; Rent a Bike and Explore the City and Go on a Geocaching Adventure