Weekend I-30 closure drives into week’s 5 most-read Fort Worth stories
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1. Do not take I-30 into Dallas this weekend unless you absolutely have to. If you’re looking to head to Dallas via I-30 this weekend, you might think twice: the Texas Department of Transportation will be closing I-30 in both directions east and west in order to do major bridge construction. The range affected extends from FM 157 / Collins Street to SH 161 / President George Bush Turnpike. It will be closed from Friday, November 6th, 7:00 p.m. to Sunday, November 8th, 7:00 a.m. Drivers should expect long delays and are asked to look for alternative routes.
2. Affordable new community with parks and walks planned for West Fort Worth. West Fort Worth could deserve a new name: Master-Planned Land. A 389 acre Master-planned church that was unveiled on November 2nd will be adjacent to a 7,200-acre Master-planned church that is already underway. The client LGI Homes is planning to build 1,225 single-family homes at affordable prices as part of a six-phase project northwest of the intersection of Loop 820 and I-30.
3. The best restaurants in Fort Worth for Thanksgiving 2020 take away or take away. The coronavirus may have let us down, but it won’t affect the most important food holiday of the year: Thanksgiving. On November 26th, some Fort Worth restaurants hold food festivals, some offer takeout meals, and some do both. Here is our list of restaurants that make Thanksgiving spreads.
4. Where to Eat Now in Fort Worth: 8 Hot New COVID Friendly Restaurants. The pandemic may continue and yet new restaurants are bravely opening in and around Fort Worth. But these days restaurants are opening with a 2020 twist: to-go service. For our November issue of Where to Eat, we’ve identified eight new and undiscovered locations, all of which offer COVID-friendly options for curb, delivery, or personal pickup.
5. Tarrant County is seeing a staggering turnout for the 2020 presidential election. In the 2020 presidential election on November 3rd, Texas didn’t go “blue” as some polls predicted – but in Tarrant County they got pretty close. Then, two days after election day, Tarrant County turned blue. With the last number of votes on November 5, the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump by 427 votes, Biden with 403,698 votes against Trump’s 403,271 votes. At this point in time, more than 15,000 postal ballot papers were still outstanding.