Barry J. Kaplan Bridge - Katy, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven
N 29° 46.832 W 095° 44.423
15R E 235065 N 3297615
Quick Description: A pedestrian bridge in Katy, TX, connecting the Mason Creek Hike and Bike trail to Rick Rice Park.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/26/2020 4:48:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM12CCR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Barry J. Kaplan Bridge is a pedestrian bridge located in Rick Rice Park in Katy, TX. It connects the park to the Mason Creek Hike and Bike trail, and extended trail along the Mason creek.

Designed by the architectural firm TBG Partners and commissioned by the Interstate Municipal Utility District (MUD), it was completed in 2012 and named after Barry J. Kaplan, the President of the MUD Board.

The bridge is a true work of art, and its two arches are equipped with a series of ramps of remote-controlled LED lights. Its lighting is quite unique during evening hours.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Pedestrians

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
The bridge crosses Mason Creek.


Date constructed: 2012

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: No road, just a hiking trail

Location:
Between Rick Rice Park and the Mason Creek Hike & Bike trail, Katy, Texas.


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

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