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This will be a great add to the area, and hopefully the TXDOT staging area goes with it. If only we could get the Army Corps of Engineers to approve the MKT connection between Stude Park and the Heights Trail - that project has been dragging on for years and would go a long ways to connecting two of the major hike and bike trails!

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1 hour ago, s3mh said:

 

It is where Patterson St. NB dead ends into the trail.  There is a vacant lot on the west side of Patterson.

 

4 hours ago, Triton said:

I'm sure it's starring me right in the face but where is this located along MKT?

 

Guys - It is this area....

 

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1 hour ago, Avossos said:

 

 

Guys - It is this area....

 

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Oh wow!!!

Great spot and it looks like only people walking/biking the trail will be able to get to it. No wonder I saw them cleaning up and fencing this section off.

 

Edit: With this big park improvement here, I REALLY hope they add some lighting to this area.

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1 hour ago, Purdueenginerd said:

That area is currently flood retention. I would assume the park will still be retention, so I would guess we should expect a decent amount of expected flooding at this park. 


You must have never been on the MKT.  this a rather elevate d ridge, when you're on the MKT trail this area is a hill above/next to you. It would only flood in extreme events.    

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1 hour ago, crock said:


You must have never been on the MKT.  this a rather elevate d ridge, when you're on the MKT trail this area is a hill above/next to you. It would only flood in extreme events.    

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I think nearly the entire city would have to be underwater for this hill to flood.

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