Photos:Upper left: Architects rendering of concept for the reconfigured Lancaster Blvd. at the post office.Upper right: Newly created development site after relocation of freeway and Lancaster.Center right: Sidewalk along south side of reconstructed Lancaster Blvd.Lower right: New lofts building just east of former T&P Railroad HQ building which itself has been converted to lofts and fully leased before Lancaster reconstruction had been completed.
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Project 1I-30/35 Interchange Reconstruction Fort Worth, Texas 1
Project Existing elevated freeway over Lancaster Avenue Project Reconstruction Capacity and safety improvements 2
Initial Plan Initial plan – west leg (early 1980s) Widened elevated structure Community reaction Opposition Lawsuit (filed 1983) Leadership interest to find better solution 3
Collaborative Approach District Engineer saw advantage to proceed with collaborative effort Community leaders and stakeholders wanted I-30 improved Problem was “how,” not “if” DE assembled “I-30 Working Group” 1985 Also wide range of stakeholders Leaders Residents Businesses Property owners Numerous workshops Objectives Concepts Options Evaluations Multi-disciplinary planning team 4