West Seventh Street Bridge closes ThursdayJune 3, 2013
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A. Lee Graham
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/