Opening of Katy Trail Bridge Over Mockingbird Delayed Again

The long, long awaited Katy Trail extension to Mockingbird Station will take even longer to finish, city officials say.The project, initially approved in the 2006 bond package, is now slated to officially open late this summer after what city officials say were more unexpected construction delays. And that delay makes the area's City Council member, Philip Kingston, "volcanically unhappy.""The lack of urgency is just truly infuriating," Kingston said.City officials hoped to open the bridge up to the Katy Trail's hikers and bikers and roller-blading patrons in April. But Rick Galceran, the director of Mobility and Street Services, said pockets of fuel discovered underground have put the kibosh on that schedule.  Continue reading...

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