Sylvan Avenue across the Trinity River Closed until Summer 2014

Sylvan Ave. Bridge

People walking across Sylvan Avenue Bridge

The current Sylvan Avenue Bridge consists of three separate bridges. Two of them cross the east and west levees, and there is a low water crossing bridge over the Trinity River. The majority of this roadway referred to as Sylvan Avenue Bridge, is at grade in the floodway, and thus, becomes impassible during river flood events when the Trinity River flows out of its banks. The new Sylvan Avenue Bridge between the levees will be above the 800 year elevation level.

Construction has started on this project and it is anticipated to be substantially complete (weather permitting) in Spring 2014. The Sylvan Avenue Bridge is shut down to vehicular traffic and Trammell Crow Park and the boat launch are currently closed.

The new bridge will be an elevated, six lane bridge with two six foot sidewalks on either shoulder. There will also be a ramp from the roadway down to the floodway, allowing both vehicular and pedestrian access to Trammell Crow Park and its soccer fields and pond.

Sylvan Avenue Bridge

The roadway deck for the Sylvan Avenue Bridge is being added and will continue in the months ahead. Progress continues to finish the bridge spring 2014.

Sylvan Avenue Construction Schedule Updates
Sylvan Ave Bridge Briefing
Sylvan Ave Bridge Advisory
Sylvan Ave Bridge News Release (En español)
Sylvan Ave Bridge Detour Map

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