Panther Island / Central City News

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. Attendees heard remarks from the bridge designer Miguel Rosales, District 9 Council Member Ann Zadeh, and current Mayor of Fort Worth, Betsy Price. After the ribbon cutting, a procession of antique automobiles, bicyclists, and pedestrians traveled across the bridge to the White Settlement roundabout and back.