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Transportation West Seventh Street Bridge closes Thursday

West Seventh Street Bridge closes Thursday

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Robert Francis
Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

A. Lee Graham Reporter

The West Seventh Street Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Thursday June 6, allowing project contractor Sundt Construction Inc. 150 days to erect the remaining arches and begin bridge demolition. The bridge, estimated to cost $25.9 million, is expected to reopen before Thanksgiving. The Texas Department of Transportation designed the structure with six arch spans across the Trinity River to improve safety and pedestrian-bicycle access. The original bridge was built in 1913. More information is available at http://fortworthtexas.gov/seventhstreetbridge/  

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