Continental Avenue Bridging the Gap

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DALLAS – Out with the old and in with the view. The opening of the Continental Avenue Bridge in Dallas has turned a new leaf and in the process has turned a few heads. More importantly, Dallas’ newest addition to the Trinity River Corridor is turning people on to getting up, and getting out.

So what does this bridge have to offer?

“It’s a new connector for people in the Design district, Trinity Groves, West Dallas, and North Oak Cliff to all kind of meet together and have outdoor recreation that they’ve not had before,” Jeff Herrington said. Herrington is the Media and Communications Director of the Trinity River Revel Festival. The bridge officially opened to fanfare and festivities on Sunday.

Years ago, the bridge was just for cars.

But that’s water under the Continental Bridge. Now, it looks like the new attachment will provide the attraction the city needs.

“I’m always champion of higher density living and downtown Dallas is turning the corner,” Dallas resident Mike Grossman said.

“We’re really happy that that’s happening.”

Sounds like this will bridge the gap for family, friends, and fun — headed west.