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Old Posted May 1, 2011, 8:53 AM
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Originally Posted by 10023 View Post
The layout of Dallas is really odd when you think about it. In those old aerials (especially the first one) it looks like a river city, like St. Louis, except there's no real river just a big flood plain. And then it the second one it's got this massive gap/gash running through the middle with more development on the other side.

They never would due to cost, but it would be funny if they just went whole hog and built a giant, graceful suspension bridge over the flood channel like it was a massive river.
I'm guessing you're just joking, but they are building a suspension bridge over the flood plain right now that will be completed this year, and will be building another after it.

There is/was a river there. It flooded downtown and surrounding areas so a flood plain and levees were built in the 1930s.
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