We were excited to have hosted the architecture students from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Fort Worth’s sister city of Toluca, Mexico at our education center for a project briefing and then a tour of the project sites on April 16!
Actual assistance in developing your personalized bonding package for submission to a bonding broker, based upon your individual needs and circumstances.
Over 1,625,000 cubic yards of dirt was removed during the first phase of Valley storage excavation at Gateway Park and the old river oxbow was restored.
The need for updated flood protection in Fort Worth, have led the project partners to develop infrastructure that will provide needed flood protection to over 2,400 acres of neighborhoods in Fort Worth.
Walk, Run, or Bike the Trinity Trails. There are 72 miles of Trinity Trails and lucky for us they run right through Panther Island! Bring your dog (on a leash), friends and family out for a nice time on the trails.
The Panther Island Project is comprised of five project goals that are a guide for smart, sustainable redevelopment of our city’s core. Once flood protection measures are in place, a once-neglected, industrial section of the Trinity River will have the opportunity to be transformed into a vibrant neighborhood with green spaces and opportunities for living, employment and education.
TRVA is proud to be a Corporate Roundtable Host at the Women’s Business Council – Southwest’s (WBCS) inaugural, signature procurement event, Connections to Contracts, connecting women-owned businesses and Sustaining (Corporate) Members.
On Friday March 1, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students from I.M. Terrell Academy had the opportunity to visit the three signature Panther Island Bridges following their Trinity River Vision Authority office visit that took place on February 8.
Backwoods Paddlesports had another successful season down at Panther Island Pavilion this past year. This is was the first year they expanded months of operation to nine months out the the year, March through November. While we wait for their 7th season opening to happen on March 2, take a look back at 2018 with us.
Significant progress continues on all three of the TxDOT signature bridges on Panther Island. Click below for a few highlights
Where Panther Island gets its name is a long story, pulled from The City of Fort Worth’s own rich history. The long line of panther mania, from the FW Police Dept to statues–even a brewery, all began in the late 1800’s. Read the nickname’s origin in the Dallas Morning story.
Build FW is a business to business networking event that gives Fort Worth and Tarrant County based businesses (including minority, woman and veteran owned 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 in attendance.
Did you know the new infrastructure updates needed for flood protection will aid in restoring 800+ acres of underutilized, industrial land on the island?
The Tarrant Regional Water District will provide the final installments of its $200 million loan to the Panther Island flood control project within the next year, leading to a possible bond sale to pay for the remaining local components.
The area of water where the Clear Fork and West Fork intersect and continue to flow east is referred to as the confluence. The confluence will undergo an expansion that is an important part of the Central City Project.
On October 25, a group of aspiring Civil Engineers from The University of Texas at Arlington and Tarleton State University had the opportunity to visit the signature v-pier bridges involved in the Panther Island Project.
Thanks to a partnership between the Trinity River Vision Authority, Bank of Texas and Blue Zones Project – Fort Worth, thousands of FWISD elementary students from 23 Fort Worth ISD schools will get the opportunity to experience Fort Worth’s only outdoor ice skating rink, Panther Island Ice!
Trinity River Vision Authority hosted “Does Your Bid Have Bang? – Meet The Project Managers” workshop on November 8, 2018.
Hear from Doug Rademaker with the City of Fort Worth, Panther Island Bridges Project Manager, as he explains the progress being made on the White Settlement Bridge.
The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates and supports women in leadership roles who are trailblazers in their industries.
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.
Things To Do on Panther Island Oct. 11-14 2018
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.
The inaugural Fort Wurst Corporate Night was an incredible evening of Bavarian celebration full of singing, dancing and German biers.
Updates for Panther Island Bridge construction for 8/30/2018
Need plans this weekend? We’ve got you covered all across Panther Island!
Fort Worth, Texas has enjoyed explosive population growth since the levees were built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the 1960s.
Fort Worth, Texas has enjoyed explosive population growth since the levees were built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USA CE) in the 1960s.
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.
Things to do on Panther Island for the weekend of July 28-29 2018
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.
Texas Sterling, TxDot’s contractor for the Panther Island Signature Bridges, has been making some major progress on the new White Settlement Bridge.
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.
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.
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.
Trinity River Vision Authority’s Board of Directors honored a friend and fellow board member, Vic Henderson for eleven years of dedicated service on March 7 at the organization’s monthly board meeting.
Each time we drive up Main Street from downtown, we are seeing regular progress on the new signature V-pier bridge. Since traffic on North Main Street was detoured to Commerce Street in late December, congestion and delays have been minimal, whew!
Panther Island is a live, work, play community designed for walkability. Walkability is on the rise and is an uber hot topic right now, especially in Fort Worth. With economic and health benefits, the desire for a more walkable lifestyle has never been more popular.
The bridge(s) on Main Street have been making waves in Fort Worth’s history books for more than 100 years. From 1913’s Paddock Viaduct to North Main’s newest signature V-pier being constructed today, the two iconic structures are part of our city’s unique architecture.
An amazing group of high school seniors from five different campuses within the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD visited our Education Center to learn about the Panther Island Project.
Walkable urbanism is an uber-popular topic these days. To create a development with a high walk score, TRVA has integrated the benefits of a live-work-play lifestyle into the Panther Island Project.
With all this talk about Fort Worth’s three new bridges and roadside sightings of ginormous wing-like frames, we thought it was time to do a show and tell to explain just what in the heck a V-pier is anyway. The signature bridges get their name from the V-shape of the support pier that will be visible above the water. But there’s more beneath the surface…
Spread the fun out throughout the week or pack it all in a day! Kiddos of all ages won’t get bored with these entertaining options during the week of Spring Break, March 12-16.
The recent soggy weather hasn’t dampened progress much on the North Main Street bridge. Construction on the third signature V-Pier bridge began late December with traffic detours on North Main Street near Coyote Drive-In and LaGrave Field.
Trinity River Vision Authority is a long-time member of the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth. TRVA actively participates on their board and supports the council’s programs.
The current dirt removal projects in Gateway Park and Riverside Park are nearing completion. Nearly 1.5 million cubic yards of dirt in Gateway and 225,000 cubic yards in Riverside Park have been removed to provide necessary flood storage for our city.
Did you know? The iconic Thurber Brick comes from Thurber, Texas (halfway between Fort Worth and Abilene). In the early 1900’s the Thurber brick plant was the largest producer west of the Mississippi.
Recreation on the river has become a part of the culture of Fort Worth. In 2016, the Trinity Bass Battle started at Panther Island Pavilion to give anglers the opportunity to experience some of the best urban fishing in the state.
Trinity River Vision Authority’s Board of Directors honored friend and fellow board member, Sal Espino for five years of dedicated service this past Tuesday, October 17 at the organization’s October Board meeting.
The Trinity River Promenade is a lush waterfront feature of Panther Island that will consist of several unique urban parks that will connect lakes, canals and marinas through a network of trails.
The north segment of the bypass channel, including the highly anticipated Panther Island Promenade, is on track to be fully designed by the end of 2017.
Summageez, the newest addition to the Panther Island Brewing family, made its sweet debut last month. The seasonal ale infuses Parker County peaches into the recipe, making it a choice summer brew – light with a slightly fruity finish.