Since it washed out and partially collapsed back in March, Trinity Boulevard near the Bell Helicopter facility has been closed to traffic.
They have had to go swimming to save livestock, seen homes sit on islands, and watched roads turn into rivers. Now residents on Fort Worth’s east side are joining together to try to find a solution to flooding they’ve all fought on their own.
Drivers in northeast Fort Worth are concerned about safety, just days after Trinity Boulevard was washed out. Drivers say you can hear the Trinity Railway Express train along Norwood Drive, but there are places where you have a hard time seeing it.
It is a project intended to alleviate flooding on a notoriously flood prone Fort Worth road. Ironically, weekend rains and construction caused a portion of Trinity Boulevard behind Bell Helicopter to collapse.
Look for a new route on your Monday morning commute if you travel on Trinity Boulevard between S Norwood Drive and Bell Helicopter Boulevard. Part of the road collapsed late Sunday afternoon.