Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Traffic Opening Delayed

Hunt Hill bridge won't be open to traffic until March 29

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    Aerial view of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas.

    Drivers in Dallas will have to wait just a little longer to cross the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

    Construction delays will mean traffic cannot start crossing the bridge until March 29, 2012.

    Lighting the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

    [DFW]  Lighting the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge
    It took awhile but the lights on the Margaret Hunt Hill signature bridge in Dallas came on Tuesday evening. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012)

    A public opening scheduled for March 4 was supposed to be the kick-off event for the public to use the Santiago Calatrava-designed bridge that has been under construction since 2007. That event will continue as planned.

    Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation officials said the delay in opening the bridge to traffic would help them complete ramps and signals for the bridge.

    Big D Applauds Calatrava Bridge

    [DFW] Big D Applauds Calatrava Bridge
    People in West Dallas can't wait for the landmark bridge to open in March. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012)