Along the Trinity River, a Biking Trail Comes Dangerously Close to Sliding Into the Water

At the moment, the Trinity Skyline Trail is the most significant amenity that runs along the Trinity River near downtown Dallas. And a piece of that trail looks like it's in danger of sliding into the river.City officials said Friday they're aware of the erosion imperiling the trail beneath the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Repairs, in fact, are scheduled to begin Monday -- and will necessitate closing that stretch of the concrete trail used by hikers and bikers even in frying-pan weather.Dhruv Pandya, assistant director of flood control in Trinity Watershed Management, said the erosion has been occurring in slow motion over the last two years, beginning with the 2015 flooding that kept the river out of its banks from March through late September that year.  Continue reading...

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