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Continental Avenue Bridge Park - Dallas, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 32° 46.781 W 096° 49.501
14S E 703701 N 3628956
Quick Description: The historic Continental Avenue Bridge was closed in 2013 and will reopen in June 2015 as a pedestrian park between Downtown Dallas and West Dallas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2014 6:28:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMKR2J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
As part of the Trinity Corridor project, the Continental Avenue brodge, which carried traffic between Oak Cliff and Downtown Dallas sonce 1930 was permanently closed to traffic.

In June 2014 the Continental Avenue bridge reopens as a pedestrian park.

On 17 May 2014 thousands of girl scouts and their families got a sneak peek at the new park, as the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Council held a Council-wide bridging ceremony here.

The park has lovely views of the Trinity River, downtown Dallas, the landmark Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava, and lots of landscaping, seating areas, and chess tables. Bikes and dogs are welcome.
Name: Continental Avenue Bridge Park

Street Location: Continental Avenue Bridge

Local Municipality: City of Dallas

State/Province, etc.: State of Texas

Country: US

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: no

Date Established: 2013

Recreational Facilities:
Children's climbing wall and playground Chess tables bike trail Walking path

Monuments/Statues: none

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): artistic seating and shade structures

Fountains: none

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Trinity River

Special Events: to be announced

Traditional Geocaches:
none -- YET :)

Picnic Facilities: Not listed

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