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Archive for December, 2010

December Update on Trail Progress

Progress on the Northaven Trail continues. la terra studio has completed the bid documents for the Northaven Trail and on December 9 the Dallas Park and Recreation Board authorized the Park and Recreation Department to solicit bids for the construction of the trail. Construction bids will be submitted sometime in January and the contract should be awarded in February or March. The City and Oncor are close to completing their agreement for the use of the easement.

Dallas County is in the process of selecting a consultant to study the connection between the Northaven Trail and the White Rock Creek Trail. This complex connection will include crossing Central Expressway, White Rock Creek and the DART Red Line and will involve multiple governmental agencies. The County has demonstrated experience in coordinating the efforts of similar projects and developing inter-local agreements.

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Clean Up the Trail Day Report

A much belated thanks to everyone who came out and helped make our “Clean Up the Trail Day” a success!

A special thanks to Tim Garvey of Garvey Homes for his grill skill, the Purple Cow for the burgers and buns, and to FoNHT board member Rachel Hobbs for putting in a lot of time and a great effort in coordinating the event and food preparation.

The Preston Hollow Advocate Magazine interviewed Dallas Parks Board member Lee Kleinman during the cleanup about the trail plans. You can watch the video here.

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