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2009 Press Releases

Garrett Boone, Jeff Jackson and Nancy Best Join Foundation Board

The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation announces three new members of its board – Nancy Best, president of the Shelter Ministries; Garrett Boone, chairman emeritus for The Container Store; and, Jeff Jackson, Executive Vice President of Corporate Business Development for Sabre Holdings. Read More

TxDOT Begins The Park Construction

Construction staging started today on the 5.2-acre deck park that will bridge over Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul streets in downtown Dallas. Read More

The Park Celebrates Ground-Making

The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation will celebrate the culmination of five years of planning and fundraising for the 5.2-acre deck park that will bridge over Woodall Rodgers Freeway with a groundbreaking ceremony and press conference. Read More

Construction Contract Awarded

The Texas Department of Transportation awarded the Woodall Rodgers Park (The Park) construction contract to Archer Western, an Atlanta-based company with a regional office in Dallas that specializes in highway and bridgework, rapid transit, design-build projects and more. Read More

Keep Dallas Beautiful Donates to The Park

The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation announced today a $265,000 gift from Keep Dallas Beautiful toward the future deck park, a 5-acre urban green space that will cover the existing highway between Downtown and Uptown Dallas. Read More