Pearl Street Exit Closing Delayed

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    A still from a CGI animation created by M2 Studios of the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park.

    Drivers who frequently use the Pearl Street exit on Woodall Rodgers Freeway can rest easy the closing of the exit has been postponed.

    Crews were supposed to close the eastbound exit ramp Wednesday to begin working on part of the Woodall Rodgers Deck park.

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    A news release sent out by the Texas Department of Transportation announced the Pearl Street closure was "postponed until further notice."

    No other explanation for the delay was given.The closure was expected to last four months.

    Crews were supposed to begin constructing a straddle abutment over the exit ramp, that will in turn support the beams that form the foundation of the park.