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Fort Worth, TX 76102
This four lane vehicular, pedestiran and bicycle tunnel connects Downtown to the Near Southside under I-30.
The newly opened underpass strengthens the connectivity and walkability between districts. The project includes green walls, wide sidewalks, enhanced lighting, bike lanes, and a public art piece entitled “Flight” by nationally renowned artist Dan Corson.
Total cost of the project is $53 million dollars with the city contributing $26.6 million. The remaining funding will come from the North Central Texas Council of Governments, Texas Department of Transportation and Tarrant County.
The city converted Lamar Street to two-way traffic between Fifth and Texas streets to enhance connectivity from the Near Southside to Downtown.
To learn more about the project, contact Project Manager Michael Weiss at 817-392-8485.