Construction on the new pedestrian bridge going up across Brays Bayou in Mason Park is heading into its 14th month. When it’s done, the 16-ft.-wide, 485-ft.-long structure will provide a link between the north section of the park off S. 7th St., and its southern portion — currently the only part of the 104-acre green space with access to the Brays Bayou Greenway Trail.
The bridge’s landing point on the south side will overshoot the trail by a bit though, as shown in the rendering below:
That’ll force bike and foot traffic to turn around on their way down to the bayou-side route:
Also coming together as part of the recent park renovations, a few new sections grade-level pavement:
And this newly-installed FixIt repair station, which includes tools necessary for addressing basic bike problems:
- East End residents are anxious for a completion of the Pedestrian Bridge [Priscilla Argueta]
- Have you seen the new 8-foot-wide trail connector we’re building [Robert Gallegos]
- Previously on Swamplot: Bayou-Sundered Mason Park Territories To Be United by Victory-Fingered Pedestrian Bridge