Dallas Can't Afford to Fully Remove the Whitewater Feature in Trinity River

Six years after Dallas opened and then immediately closed the whitewater feature in the Trinity River, the City Council was told Wednesday it can only afford to partially remove the Standing Wave.Willis Winters, head of the city's Park and Recreation Department, told the council it will cost around $2 million to yank most of the treacherous whitewater feature out of the river. Winters said after the council meeting that if all goes according to plan, within a year all that will be left of the Standing Wave will be some foundation beams under the river bottom and the concrete "armoring" along the river bank.  Continue reading...

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