The overall Panther Island/ Central City Flood Control Project will take major leaps towards updating the quality of the area’s environment within the Panther Island District and Gateway Park.
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There’s so much fun to be had on Panther Island in Fort Worth. If you’re looking for things to do in Fort Worth, we’ve got you covered!
EXCITING NEWS – The first of three Signature V-Pier Bridges on Panther Island, White Settlement Rd. Bridge, is officially open to pedestrian and vehicle traffic! The bridge opened late afternoon on Friday April 2, 2021.
Last week, the first round of hard hat tours were held introducing the first section of the Panther Island Riverwalk to community stakeholders. The Panther Island Riverwalk is a model public-private partnership providing much needed stormwater infrastructure that is financed by the private sector!
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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
On Thursday March 4, 2021, TxDOT’s contractor, Texas Sterling, completed the fourth and final deck pour on the North Main St. Bridge on Panther Island. The deck will provide the final driving surface for the Signature V-Pier Bridge.
Work on the White Settlement Road Bridge on Panther Island has entered its final phase and the TxDOT contractor is currently removing the steel and timber support structure known as “falsework.”
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The Panther Island project has been going on for well over a decade now, and in that time frame, has also become the brunt of both praise and critique from those anxiously awaiting the promised San Antonio-style riverwalk and surrounding developments illustrated in those fancy renderings. In April, what’s considered the first vertical progress on the project finally opened to traffic — the White Settlement Bridge, one of three V-pier bridges offering connectivity to the 800-acre district.
Although the primary purpose for the Trinity River Project is to provide needed flood protection, along with updating infrastructure and addressing environmental issues, the project will also create an estimated 10,000 mixed-income residences and three million square feet of commercial space while doubling the size of the Fort Worth Cultural District and Stockyards.
Twenty-six acres of land in the Panther Island development are coming to the market. With the White Settlement Bridge now open, infrastructure improvements made and Encore Panther Island’s multifamily community soon to open, LanCarte Commercial, in collaboration with Panther Island Property Group, has announced that the largest portfolio of privately-owned land on Panther Island is coming to market.
To the delight of many readers, and residents of Fort Worth’s Westside, the White Settlement Rd. Bridge opened to trafﬁc at the beginning of this month. Now that the much – anticipated bridge is open to trafﬁc, it has many people asking, what’s next for the project?
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Chemicals polluted north Fort Worth for decades. Here’s what’s being done about it
Tarrant Regional Water District engineer, Woody Frossard explains how the Panther Island flood prevention project works.
The Tarrant Regional Water District is entering the final stages of one of the largest environmental cleanup projects of its kind in Texas.
Watch KTVT’s (CBS 11) update on Encore Panther Island!
WFAA’S VERIFY Team wanted to discover where the clean water is in North Texas, leading them back to the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
Have you ever wondered how Fort Worth received its nickname, Panther City, or why there are panther references all over town?
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Celebrate Independence Day with an evening of festival food, drinks, live music and the largest fireworks show in North Texas on July 4 at Fort Worth’s Fourth. We are excited to re-open the festival grounds this year to give patrons the opportunity to return, spread out and enjoy the evening and fireworks along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion.
Panther Island Ice Returns for the Holidays. Fort Worth’s favorite holiday tradition is back at Coyote Drive-In. We are excited to announce that Panther Island Ice returns this holiday season from November 20, 2020 to January 18, 2021.
On Monday, Aug. 12, the Trinity River Vision Authority Board of Directors will be receiving the Final Report concerning the Central City Flood Control Programmatic Review.
The Trinity River Vision Authority Board of Directors met in its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. As part of the meeting’s Agenda, there was an update concerning the Trinity River Vision’s (aka: Central City Flood Control Project’s) pending programmatic review.
Statement from The US Army Corps of Engineers: USACE awards $5.2M contract for Trinity River Vision/Central City Project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded today a contract totaling $5.2 million for the construction of Oxbow Phase 2 in support of the Trinity River Vision/Central City Project.
Rockin’ the River is back for an exciting ninth year of popular music and tubing at Panther Island Pavilion. A Texas-sized line up including five bands and a fireworks show each Saturday from July 6 thru August 10 will continue what has become a Fort Worth summer tradition along the Trinity River.
It’s not too early to start making plans for July 4, 2019. In its 12th year, Fort Worth’s Fourth is celebrating our nation’s independence along the Trinity River.
Statement from Congresswoman Granger: USACE expresses great support for Fort Worth Flood Control Project
Today in Washington, top officials testified to their strong commitment for the Fort Worth Central City Flood Control Project. R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Civil Works, stated “I very strongly support the project.” James further added “It is a good 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 will get the opportunity to experience Fort Worth’s only outdoor ice skating rink, Panther Island Ice.