Community and civic leaders will
converge at Texas Wesleyan University to discuss the progress of the design for
the East Rosedale Street project – a $15.5 million redesign that includes
roadwork, landscaping and public art between US 287 and Miller Avenue. The
meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the Baker Building, located on
the corner of Wesleyan Street and Rosedale.
Texas Wesleyan President Frederick
G. Slabach will welcome the group to campus and participate in a ceremonial
document signing for the project. A public meeting will follow the signing of
the Commitment to the Community.
The North Central Texas Council of
Governments, Texas Department of Transportation, Tarrant County, City of Fort
Worth and Texas Wesleyan University are partnering on a $32 million project to
reconstruct and rehabilitate East Rosedale between US 287 and Stalcup in a two-phase
Freese and Nichols, Inc. was contracted by the City of Fort
Worth as the architectural firm to create the design based on community
feedback.Meetings have been conducted
over the past year with community stakeholders for input in this design
process.Final plans will be presented
to the City Council later this year for approval, with an anticipated
construction date in spring 2013.